West Virginia Grants and Foundations

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Date Published: February 23, 2021

1st and 10 Foundation - WV, TN, FL

Chad and Robin Pennington created the 1st and 10 Foundation in 2003 with the mission to build stronger communities by funding programs and institutions that seek to improve quality of life throughout West Virginia, Tennessee and South Florida. Requests for grants are accepted from charitable non–profit agencies and organizations actively working to fulfill the Foundation’s goal of building stronger communities. All grant requests are given caref…

Appalachian Community Fund

The Appalachian Community Fund (ACF) is a publicly supported, non–profit grantmaking organization that provides resources and support to grassroots organizations working to overcome the underlying causes of poverty and injustice in Central Appalachia (East Tennessee, Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia and West Virginia). On the journey to justice, our vision is to work for the day when Appalachia’s land, air and water are saved from destructio…

Barbour County Community Foundation

The mission of the Barbour County Community Foundation is to build a better life for the citizens of Barbour County in work, play, and retirement. This young foundation has given grants in education, health services, arts, recreation, and beautification.

Beckley Area Foundation

The Beckley Area Foundation, Inc. makes annual discretionary grants to charitable organizations in the areas of education, health and human services, the arts, public recreation, scholarships and civic beautification. Programs funded through this annual community grant application process must be located in Raleigh County, WV. Applications must be postmarked by December 15 or the first business day following if the deadline falls on a weekend.

Bernard McDonough Foundation

The Bernard McDonough Foundation is a private foundation serving West Virgina and the Mid–Ohio River Valley. Areas of funding interest Culture, Education, Health & Medical, Social Welfare and Civic & Community Enterprises. Educational focus will primarily be on institutions of higher education which are not primarily financed by governmental sources.

Boone County Community Foundation

The mission of the Boone County Community Foundation is to enrich the community by inspiring people to care for each other and future generations through service and charitable giving. Areas of funding interest include art and culture, education, health and human services, recreation and community development.

Carl M. Freeman Foundation - MD, DE, WV, Wash DC

The Carl M. Freeman Foundation has historically emphasized our support in the communities where we live and work “ including Montgomery County, Maryland; Sussex County, Delaware; and the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. During our history we have been proud to provide significant grants to a wide variety of community organizations seeking funding “ and have supported everything from arts organizations and hunger centers to educational an…

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

In keeping with the wishes of Michael and Sarah Benedum, the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation is a regional philanthropy focusing on West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania. The Foundation generally invests two–thirds of its grant dollars in West Virginia and one–third in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The Foundation makes grants in three program areas that span both states: Education, Economic Development, and Civic Engagement. In addit…

Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley

The Foundation assists organizations working in the areas of arts, basic human needs, community development, education and health. We serve Brooke, Marshall, Ohio, Tyler and Wetzel counties in West Virginia and Belmont, Guernsey and Monroe counties in Ohio.

Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia

The Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, through charitable giving and community support, will help to shape our region’s future and preserve its legacy. Our community foundation will improve the quality of life, drive the economic future and increase the philanthropic interest in the region. Areas of funding interest include the arts, civic engagement, education, conservation and preservation, health and human services.

Community Foundation of the Virginias

The Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc. was formed by a merger of the Bluefield Area Foundation and the Greater Mercer County Charitable Foundation in June 2002. This joining together of talent, ideas, energy, and resources allowed the Foundation to more fully serve the residents of Mercer County, W. Va. and Tazewell County, Va. The Foundation of the Virginias awards discretionary and field–of–interest grants to charitable organizations…

Doddridge County Community Foundation

The Doddridge County Community Foundation is a non–profit charitable organization that serves the people of the area by building permanent resources to meet the community broad charitable needs, managing these assets efficiently and using them effectively in response to our areas changing needs and opportunities. Areas of funding interest include youth, conservation, education, health, or other social issues, scholarships, religion, community.

Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation

The Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation mission is to improve the quality of life in the Eastern Panhandle by building permanent endowment to benefit Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan Counties. Areas of funding interest include Ø Safeguarding Habitat, Children and Nature, Waste and Recycling, Energy Conservation.

Foundation for the Tri-State Community

We are the only community foundation located in the Tri–State area of eastern Kentucky, southwestern West Virginia and southern Ohio. The Foundation represents all facets of its tri–state community. Grants are made to diverse groups, ranging from arts and cultural organizations, social service agencies, environmental causes, scholarships, youth programs and much more.

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non“profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant i…

Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation

The mission of The Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation (TGGVCF) is to create a tradition of charitable giving and enhance the quality of life of the people of the Greenbrier Valley by accepting contributions, managing funds and making charitable distributions. Areas of funding interest include The areas of: art and culture, education, health, human services, land use, recreation or other charitable areas of interest. Geographical focus: Serving…

Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation

The mission of The Greater Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation is to create a tradition of charitable giving and enhance the quality of life of the people of the Greenbrier Valley by accepting contributions, managing funds and making charitable distributions. The Foundation serves Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas Counties in the Greenbrier Valley of West Virginia.

Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

The Foundation makes these grants include arts and culture, economic development, education, health, human services, land use, recreation, scholarships and other charitable areas of interest. Geographic Focus: Boone, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, and Putnam Counties, West Virginia.

Greater Morgantown Community Trust

Our grants generally must coincide with our mission areas to support the charitable, scientific, artistic, educational, scholarships and community planning and development purposes of the Greater Morgantown area.

Hinton Area Foundation

The Foundation makes discretionary and field–of–interest grants to charitable organizations in the areas of education, health and human services, the arts, scholarships, public recreation and beautification in the Hinton–Summers Area.

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation

The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation serves ten West Virginia counties (Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Jackson, Mason, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt, and Wood) and Washington County, OH.. Our Community Action Grants help organizations by supporting vital projects in the fields of Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Human Services, Community and Economic Development, Youth and Family Services and Recreation.

Peoples Bancorp Foundation

The primary goal is to provide contributions and grants to organizations that assist low to moderate–income families in markets where Peoples Bank currently has office locations. Foundation contributions will focus charitable giving in four major areas: community investment and economic development, youth and education, human services programs that improve the social needs of low–moderate income communities and individuals, and the arts and cul…

Robert and Frances Chaney Family Foundation

The mission of the Robert and Frances Chaney Family Foundation is to reach out to organizations in specified communities to build a better future by granting funds for educational purposes, human services, charitable and faith–based groups, and other purposes focusing on benefiting children, families and public safety personnel who reside in Jackson & Josephine Counties, Oregon; Barry County, Missouri and Cabell County, West Virginia.

Ross Foundation - West Virginia

The Ross Foundation formed based on the principle of continuing to support causes throughout the communities in West Virginia. Areas of interest that need a critical focus within the state, including: Education, Arts / Cultural, Disabilities, Animals, Temporary Assistance and Community Initiatives. The foundation is open to satisfying causes that can make a significant difference when needed outside of West Virginia, yet always look within the state before…

Sisters of Saint Joseph Charitable Fund

The mission of the SSJCF is to promote healthy and sustainable communities by providing financial assistance, strengthening collaborative relationships, and supporting local initiatives. Funding interest: Community Grants Program – to provide funding for highly collaborative projects that promote health and wellness for the vulnerable and under–served in the SSJCF area, particularly children, families and the elderly; Health Ministry Initiative…

Toyota U.S.A Foundation - AL, CA, IN, KY, MI, NY, TX, WV

Education is the focus of the Toyota U.S.A Foundation. In addition to funding national programs, Toyota supports the social well–being of communities where it has major operations (Alabama, California, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Texas and West Virginia). This includes assistance for Arts & Culture and Civic & Community Development, Health & Human Services.

Webster County Fund

Since 2005 the Webster County Fund has distributed more than $26,000 in grants throughout the community. Grants from the Fund support organizations and programs benefiting the residents of Webster County. We make grants across a broad range of fields, including: Arts, Culture and Heritage, Parks & Recreation, Beautification, Education, Health and Human Services, Scholarships.