Education Funders Affinity Group Meeting

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Education Funders Affinity Group Meeting

July 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join Philanthropy West Virginia’s Education Affinity Group for its Summer Virtual Meeting on July 21, 2020 from 9 to 11 AM.

Philanthropy West Virginia’s Education Affinity Group (EAG) is a member-driven coalition of foundations, companies, and donors focused on education grant making and student success at all levels.  We are committed to enhancing lifelong student success and equity from per-K through adulthood.

Building off our recent national success. Our Summer EAG Meeting will discuss the national funder commitment as well as address COVID-19 response for our students of all ages.  Our July 21, 2020 program includes: 

  • Briefing from the WV Department of Education on needs (student, technology, nutrition, etc.)
  • Plans for autumn 2020-2021 school year for public Pre-K through 12
  • Update on how school systems are using CARES Act Funds
  • Gap identification and philanthropy partner opportunities
    • Overview of collaborative fund created by Benedum and TGKVF to support school system’s summer remediation and/or re-entry plans
  • Updates on collaborative areas: Grade Level Reading, WV Climb, and National Funder Engagement

To attend the Philanthropy WV EAG, you can register by emailing: Registration is free for Philanthropy WV members and $50.00 for non-members.

All Philanthropy West Virginia members are welcome to be a part of the EAG which hosts quarterly meetings, collaborates among funders to advance education priorities, engages national funders, and tracks/educates on education policy.



July 21, 2020
9:00 am - 11:00 am


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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.