Give2WV Day 2018: Investing in Our Communities!

Welcome to 2018 Give2WV Day:   Loving and investing in our citizens, communities and state to improve the quality of life is at the heart of #Give2WVDay. The 2018 Give2WV Day is for community foundations partnering with local nonprofits as a 24 Hour giving campaign on May 1, 2018 which includes the following communities and campaigns (click on graphics):                          To learn …

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Public Policy Institute

Philanthropy WV & WVNPA’s 3rd Annual Joint Policy Institute January 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Critical Partnerships for West Virginia’s Future With the historic transition of executive and legislative leadership in West Virginia, it is critical, now more than ever, that nonprofits and foundations come together to establish relationships with the new leadership …

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What’s Next?: 5 Steps to mobilize the Collaborative Advantage

It has been a divisive series of weeks and months with this year’s election. No matter what is your side of the political spectrum our environment is constantly changing. This year’s election is another example of the importance of staying engaged with our local, state, and federal government officials. As philanthropy and the civic sector, …

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WV Celebrates Community Foundations!

November 13 – 19, 2016 marks Community Foundations Week in WV.  Governor Earl Ray Tomblin has officially proclaimed the week and many events are being hosted by local community foundations. Check out the media release and events being hosted by CLICKING HERE!  

USDA announces $250K Collaborative Grant

During the 2016 Annual Conference, USDA leaders joined Philanthropy WV and WV Nonprofit Association leadership to announce a three-year $250K investment supporting nonprofit and philanthropic capacity building in 5 WV counties.  This is a grant from the USDA’s Rural Community Development Initiative Grant program. Check out the announcement details by CLICKING HERE!

Annual Conference to Address Revitalizing WV’s Communities

West Virginia’s Private and Family Foundations, Corporate Foundations/Giving Programs, and Community Foundations will be descending on Huntington this October. Philanthropy West Virginia’s biggest event of the year, the 2016 Annual Conference, is right around the corner! For the full news release CLICK HERE

Spring Regional Meeting

JOIN US 2016 Spring Regional Meeting Agenda HERE The Spring Regional Meetings serve to bring all Philanthropy WV members together for an in-person networking, educational, & update program in your part of the state. Why is this a GREAT opportunity? You’ll be able to connect with the board members, staff and donors of the private, …

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2016 Neighborhood Investment Program

Governor signs SB293 Media Release   The Neighborhood Investment Program (NIP) was established in West Virginia in 1996 to encourage charitable giving to local nonprofits.  The program allows 501(c)3 organizations to apply for tax credit vouchers which they then distribute to businesses and individuals who contribute to their organization.  By donating to approved NIP organizations, …

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What’s in a name?

What’s in a name? Philanthropy West Virginia provides the support funders need to better accomplish their work, and in the process, helps make philanthropy in West Virginia even more effective.  Whether representing a corporate giving program or foundation, grantmaking public charity, or a community, private, family, or health foundation, by joining Philanthropy WV members are exposed to …

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