2017 Corporate Responsibility Summit (Morgantown, WV)

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2017 Corporate Responsibility Summit (Morgantown, WV)

June 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

In a time of economic challenges and changing corporate environments, companies of all sizes are determining what are the best ways to invest in their communities with charitable giving, grantmaking and community volunteering.  This summit for companies, corporate foundations, and other corporate giving provides best practices, current trends, networking with peers, and resources that can be applied in the work of corporate giving, corporate foundations, external affairs, business ownership, and corporate leaders.  The program is a condensed format that will include quality networking, corporate responsibility training, best strategies for promoting your company’s giving, and collaborating on your giving strategy with other foundations to advance your giving program or foundation, no matter how big or small.


Morgantown, WV Session

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 The Holiday Inn, 1188 Pineview Drive Morgantown, WV


*For those registering online, we apply an 8.5% convenience fee to cover the processing cost of providing this service to you.  We still accept standard registrations by check; to do so please download the mail-in registration form and send in your payment for this event in advance.

Morgantown, WV Session (Wednesday, June 7th)

*Registration fees are non-refundable

Program Agenda:

Time: Agenda Item:
12:00 PM Luncheon Begins
12:15 PM Luncheon: “What’s Working in Corporate Giving & Responsibility?”James C. Mesloh, formerly of Dominion and the Dominion Foundation of Pittsburgh, PA
1:15 PM Break
1:30 PM Afternoon Learning Sessions:
(a)     Advancing Your Impact: Corporate Giving & Volunteering 101: Enhancing your Public Image; Panelists:(b)     Thinking Outside the Vault: How can your bank fulfill your CRA compliance?

Panelists:  Jen Giovannitti, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and banking leaders with successful CRA models

(c)      Growing the Pie: Partnerships with other companies and foundations that make is possible to respond to increasing demand Panelists:

2:40 PM Break
2:55 PM Responding to WV’s Growing Needs during Challenging Times:  As a company who supports your communities in WV with employee volunteerism, giving, and your corporate giving, it requires ways to partner, promote, and have an impact while you still have limited funds.  Leaders from corporate giving, private, family, and community foundations will discuss their innovative approaches in  giving and grantmaking during economic challenges that you can apply in your company or foundation’s community giving. The space will allow for you to connect with other corporations and foundations who give in the same focus areas as you do to identify partnerships to leverage each other’s investments.
4:10 PM MAJOR ANNOUNCEMENT recognizing Corporate Philanthropy Impact: With the history of corporate philanthropy in our state, it is time for their impact and contributions to be recognized. Join Philanthropy WV and our partners as we announce a new program to recognize these corporate leaders.
4:30 PM Adjournment and Reception Hour

Program Partners:

WV Manufacturers Association

The WV Chamber of Commerce Executives

Leadership West Virginia

WV Bankers Association

Volunteer West Virginia

Charleston Area Alliance


June 7, 2017
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Program Cancellation Policy

Philanthropy West Virginia reserves the right to cancel or reschedule our education programs. Programs may be canceled because of, but not limited to: speaker and or facilitator illness, inclement weather conditions, or less than 3 registered participants.

You will be notified of the cancellation within 24 hours of a virtual event and within 5 days of an in person event via email. Thank you for your understanding. See the full cancellation policy.