COVID-19 Response: Member News

  • The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is making a second round of COVID-19 relief grants, which will be considered on a rolling basis. Read their request for proposals HERE.
  • Truist (formerly BB&T) has committed $25 million to COVID-19 relief efforts nationwide, which you can read about here. Locally, they are supporting the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation, local United Ways and more.
  • The EQT Foundation has announced COVID-19 Relief Grants to Mountaineer Food Bank, Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley, and the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation. Learn more here.
  • The Pallottine Foundations of Buckhannon and Huntington have both made a special round of grants through their COVID-19 Emergency Response Initiatives. The Pallottine Foundation of Huntington gave $225,000 to non-profits in the tri-state area, and you can get the details HERE. The Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon gate $100,000, divided between Mountaineer Food Bank and county health departments in their service area, and you can learn more HERE.
  • The WV Humanities Council has announced CARES Act emergency grants that will provide operating support for humanities-focused nonprofits experiencing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more here. One of the grants they have made with CARES Act funds was to the Pioneer Stage at Glenville State, and the full story is here
  • Highmark Health has made grants and support for COVID-19 response across their three state region of WV, PA, and DE. ¬†You can learn more HERE.
  • Remote schooling has created challenges in meeting children’s psychological and emotional needs, but a mobile child advocacy center will be hitting the road soon, thanks to the Sisters of St. Joseph Health and Wellness Foundation. Learn more here.
  • Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia has received additional support for their COVID-19 relief fund from Truist and the Piantino Family Foundation, which will allow them to continue to support local nonprofits and food security efforts. Learn more here.
  • The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation helped Camden Clark Medical Center purchase state of the art room disinfection technology to combat COVID-19. Learn more here.
  • The Tucker Community Foundation’s annual Run For It fundraiser will be virtual this year, to allow everyone to participate safely. Learn more here.