January 2018 ushered in the most comprehensive tax law change in more than 30 years, and this law has important implications if you plan to make charitable contributions this year or in the future. Here’s a brief rundown to help you give wisely (unless Congress acts before December 31, 2025, these rules will revert back to those in effect in 2017):
The Foundation awarded a total of $209,056 region-wide through its Community Action Grants Program to organizations within the Foundation’s eleven-county service region of Wood, Wirt, Ritchie, Doddridge, Mason, Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane, Pleasants, and Jackson counties in West Virginia, and Washington County, Ohio.
The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation & Regional Affiliates (PACF) announced that $324,175 was raised through Give Local MOV, the May 1st fundraising event hosted by the PACF.
The Foundation is once again making an investment in our region by providing over $220,000 in grant support to area nonprofits!
The Dr. David Monroe Ritchie Memorial Fund of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates (PACF) recently awarded a $1,300 grant to Jackson County Emergency Medical Services (JCEMS) to assist in providing paramedic training for local citizens.
To forever honor O’Callaghan’s entrepreneurial spirit and work ethic, his family established the Dennis M. O’Callaghan Memorial Scholarship with the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
It is more important than ever that nonprofit organizations are able to translate their worthy missions into lasting positive impacts for the people and communities they serve, and arguably it has never been more difficult to do so.
The Doug McLain Memorial Scholarship Fund was recently created at the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) to forever honor the late Douglas E. McLain.
The Ritchie County Community Foundation (RCCF) recently presented a $5,000 grant to the Ritchie County High School Band Boosters to provide assistance with the purchase of new band uniforms.
George Penn was affectionately known throughout the community for his volunteering and commitment for many local organizations.
The PARS Brain and Spine Institute was founded in 2005 with a vision of increasing the access to highly specialized neurological and neurosurgical care for the Mid-Ohio Valley’s citizens. While PARS has grown tremendously, its core values remain focused on promoting comprehensive, compassionate and patient-centered care. To celebrate more than ten years of service to the region, PARS established the PARS Brain and Spine Institute Charitable Fund with the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF).
The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF) celebrated the successful completion of its sixth year of its Civic Leaders Fellowship Program. A celebratory gathering was held at the Foundation’s office – Vasan Center for Philanthropy – with members of the community, PACF Board of Directors, Civic Leader Hosts, Civic Leaders, and program funders in attendance.
Maybe you’ve never thought of our region’s nonprofits as our “hometown team?” Nearly 1,300 people stepped up for the team recently with their gifts to 43 different causes through the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF)’s Give Local MOV 2017 online fundraiser.
The Ritchie County Community Foundation (RCCF), an affiliate of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation (PACF), recently awarded two grants: $1,000 to the Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department to support public safety efforts and $700 to the Harrisville Women’s Club to assist with the holiday lighting project in Harrisville.
The Little Kanawha Area Community Foundation (LKACF) recently awarded a $400 grant to Gilmer County Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) to help purchase staff t-shirts that will help promote school unity and spirit. LKACF advisory board members Martha Haymaker and Bob Radabaugh attended the April 24 PTO meeting to present the grant.
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