Philanthropy WV News

Follow the Philanthropy WV staff and members for updates on the impact of philanthropy and collaborations in the Mountain State.

Job Posting – Executive Director, Grantmakers of Western PA

Job Posting – Executive Director, Grantmakers of Western PA

About the Organization Formed in 1985, Grantmakers of Western PA (GWP) is a professional philanthropy network founded byphilanthropic leaders who wanted to create an organized mechanism for grantmakers to learn […]

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Philanthropy WV Hires New President & CEO

Philanthropy WV Hires New President & CEO

After a competitive nationwide search, Philanthropy West Virginia is proud to announce the hiring of its new President and CEO, Jennie Smith-Peers. Jennie comes to us from Iona Senior Services […]

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The Forgotten Champions of West Virginia’s Pandemic Response

The Forgotten Champions of West Virginia’s Pandemic Response

by Paul Daugherty, President & CEO of Philanthropy West Virginia Since the first hours the pandemic arrived in our state, West Virginia’s nonprofits have taken initiative, shown leadership, and provided […]

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West Virginians recognized with 2021 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

West Virginians recognized with 2021 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Awards

Philanthropy West Virginia presented the 2021 WV Spirit of Philanthropy Awards, the state’s highest award in philanthropy, by hosting small awards presentations in three West Virginia cities. “Every day in […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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The Forum: Collaboration in Disaster-ful & Delightful Times

The Forum: Collaboration in Disaster-ful & Delightful Times

What does Ocean County, New Jersey (pop. 601,651) have in common with Greenbrier County, WV (pop. 35,480)?   There is more than meets the eye. Recently, West Virginia hosted the […]

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Leading with Our Values!

Leading with Our Values!

How does an individual, a team, a board of directors, or an entire organization lead to fulfill its values and goals?  The most effective organizations lead by being rooted in […]

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Applying Lessons Learned for Our Next 25 Years! (Part 2)

Applying Lessons Learned for Our Next 25 Years! (Part 2)

As Philanthropy West Virginia leads into our next 25 years starting this year, we’re using our past 25 years lesson learned to guide our work.  Last week I shared our […]

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Lessons Learned & Celebrated heightening Our Next 25 Years (Part 1)

Lessons Learned & Celebrated heightening Our Next 25 Years (Part 1)

If you would have asked me in 1993 what I would be doing in 2018, my young, barely a teenager self would have probably said something about building stronger West […]

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