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Philanthropy WV Expands Team to Advance Mission

Philanthropy WV Expands Team to Advance Mission

MEDIA RELEASEContact: Paul D. Daugherty, President & CEO, 304.692.9883 (M) or 304.517.1450 (O) or paul@philanthropywv.org Philanthropy West Virginia is growing. Recenly, Philanthropy WV welcomed two new leadership team members: Sharell Harmon as Membership and Operations Assistant and Chad Matlick as Director of Operations and Revenue.  “We are excited to welcome Sharell and Chad to our team. […]

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Transforming Rural

Transforming Rural

Since 2000, West Virginia has seen significant growth in the state’s community foundations by working with local communities to transform rural areas in amazing ways. This requires focus, creativity, dedication, and significant investment. In honor of West Virginia’s 158th Birthday, Philanthropy West Virginia presents Transforming Rural: Accelerating Community-Based Philanthropy, a new report on the state […]

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Benedum Foundation announces new Program Staff

Benedum Foundation announces new Program Staff

On Friday, May 14, 2021, Philanthropy West Virginia’s member the Claude Worthington Benedum has announced the appointment of a new program staff member.  Melanie Claxton has been named Senior Program Officer of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. She will join the Foundation on June 3, 2021 and will oversee the Foundation’s grants programs in education.  […]

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2020 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees Announced

2020 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Honorees Announced

MEDIA RELEASE 2020 West Virginia Spirit of Philanthropy honorees lead transformation and extensive impact in West Virginia’s communities   Contact: Paul D. Daugherty, President & CEO, 304.692.9883 (M) or 304.517.1450 (O) or paul@philanthropywv.org Five honorees for the 2020 West Virginia Spirit of Philanthropy Awards were announced during the 2020 Philanthropy West Virginia Virtual Annual Conference. […]

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Advancing Rural Communities through Collaboration!

Advancing Rural Communities through Collaboration!

When rural communities collaborate, they accomplish BIG things!! Philanthropy West Virginia’s cross-sector collaboration on education receives national investment “Today proves that we do better when we work together as West Virginians, rural communities, and across all sectors to better student success,” shared Paul D. Daugherty, president & CEO of Philanthropy West Virginia during this morning’s […]

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Creating Collaborations that advance Education for WV & central Appalachia!

Creating Collaborations that advance Education for WV & central Appalachia!

The power of collaboration among different partners can be a mighty force that transforms the opportunities and challenges they are addressing.  Recently, Philanthropy West Virginia’s Education Funders Affinity Group, also known as the EAG, has gone to a new level of collaboration through a promotion campaign. The Philanthropy WV EAG was formed in 2015 to […]

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Our Commitment: Listening, Learning, and Leading to be Better!

Our Commitment: Listening, Learning, and Leading to be Better!

As our name signifies, Philanthropy West Virginia values the love of humanity.  Hatred, intolerance, violence, and racism are violations and outright attacks on humanity and our values.  We are horrified, saddened, and beyond frustrated by the unjust killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and others.  Philanthropy West Virginia stands in support and in […]

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Take5toGive5 – A Call to Unite

Take5toGive5 – A Call to Unite

TITLE:  Take 5 to Give 5 WV Giving Day COVID-19 Statewide Matching Fund hits $250K Contact: Paul D. Daugherty, President & CEO; (304) 517-1450 or paul@philanthropywv.org MORGANTOWN, WV – Philanthropy West Virginia’s Take 5 to Give 5 matching fund campaign for COVID-19 relief gains new sponsors, with a new total of $250,000 for the statewide match fund. […]

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WV Secretary of State & Philanthropy WV promote Charitable Accountability during COVID-19 pandemic

WV Secretary of State & Philanthropy WV promote Charitable Accountability during COVID-19 pandemic

MEDIA RELEASE April 8, 2020 WV Secretary of State & Philanthropy WV promote Charitable Accountability during COVID-19 pandemic Charleston, WV.  In the midst of the COVID-19 response, West Virginia nonprofits are on the front lines and grappling with growing needs and declining revenue. To ensure that West Virginia’s citizens, companies, and foundations are able to […]

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Standing Up for Nonprofits – Leadership during Uncertain Times

Standing Up for Nonprofits – Leadership during Uncertain Times

Leadership during Uncertain Times: Leading with our values is more important than ever. Philanthropy West Virginia’s value of leadership through strategic partnerships is our commitment and practice. This week West Virginia’s many sectors are coming together to respond swiftly to the impacts of COVID-19 on our citizens, communities, schools, churches, nonprofits, businesses, local and state government, […]

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