Recent Foundation Grants 

Twice a year the Foundation's Community Action Grants Program matches community needs with grants available from the Foundation's Unrestricted, Field of Interest, and Donor Advised Funds.   Below are the recent grants awarded through this competitive grant process.

Spring 2019

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Grants

  •  Adolescent Health Initiative, Region V - $8,000 to support leadership development programs for area teens.
  • Alzheimer’s Association - $6,500 to expand services in Wood and surrounding counties through recruitment and training of volunteer educators.
  • Artsbridge - $4,000 to support the expansion of the ArtCart program, an in-school art program for Wood County 4th graders.
  • Blennerhasset Historical Foundation - $1,500 to install guttering on the front of the 1802 Putnam Houser House.
  • Calhoun County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office - $2,300 to install Calming Corners at Pleasant Hill and Arnoldsburg Elementary Schools to provide a safe and calming space for trauma-affected students.
  • Catholic Charities West Virginia - $15,000 to support the operations of the Mobile Wellness Works Food Pantry at sites in Calhoun, Doddridge, Ritchie, Roane, and Wirt Counties.
  • Children of Promise in Action - $2,000 to support costs of using the facility and equipment at the Harrisville Gym for youth sports programming.
  • City of Ravenswood - $2,600 to purchase and install accessible stairs in the city swimming pool.
  • City of Vienna - $7,700 to purchase equipment related to the construction of an outdoor adult fitness area at Jackson Park.
  • Coplin Health Systems - $5,000 to create a “farmacy” program where physicians distribute vouchers for fresh fruits and vegetables that patients can purchase at on-site farmers markets.
  • Doddridge County Starting Points Center - $6,500 to support Doddridge County Prevention Partners and prevention outreach activities.
  • Dora B. Woodyard Memorial Library - $3,600 to expand the makerspace station by creating a separate area for school-aged children.
  • Elizabeth Baptist Meals to Go - $2,000 to support the purchase of food provide to Wirt County students during school breaks.
  • EVE Incorporated - $5,000 to install flooring on the lower, accessible level of the facility, which was previously removed due to foundation repairs.
  • Fourth Circuit Public Defender Corporation - $5,000 to provide safe, effective, affordable transportation for clients with substance use disorders to and from treatment facilities.
  • Gilmer County Family Resource Network - $3,000 to develop a safe walkway and bridge to adjoin the Gilmer County Elementary School and Geneses Health Care, promoting opportunities for intergenerational activities.
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $11,200 to launch a pilot “Aging in Place” minor home repair program to serve low-income seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department - $7,500 to purchase personal protective gear for firefighters.
  •  Health Access, Inc. – $4,3500 to purchase dental supplies to support the addition of on-site dental services, benefitting Doddridge County residents.
  • Heartwood in the Hills - $1,000 to purchase a human flexible skeleton for use in class instruction.
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Adult Drug Court - $12,750 to purchase dentures for those who are successfully completing drug court programs.
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Ballet Company - $1,000 to support rental costs for performances of the Nutcracker Ballet.
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Fellowship Home - $9,750 to replace 25 bedroom chests of drawers in the organization’s men’s and women’s facilities.
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department - $15,000 to support the oral health program, which provides services to children and adults.
  • Mountaineer Creative Arts Council - $1,000 to support the spring production of the play “Shrek, Jr.” at the Doddridge County High School auditorium.
  • Parkersburg Area Coalition for the Homeless, House to Home - $1,821 to purchase four security cameras for the organization’s facility.
  • Project Yoga MOV - $2,500 to provide instruction and yoga mats for veterans, enabling them to benefit from yoga classes.
  • Ritchie County High School - $1,150 to support teacher professional development.
  • Ritchie County Integrated Family Services - $3,200 for paving repairs at the organization’s facility.
  • Roane County Committee on Aging - $6,500 to replace a heating/cooling roof unit.
  • The Arc of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $7,500 to install new carpeting and paint offices, enabling the organization to move and reduce rental costs.
  • The Education Alliance - $3,000 to support the Americorps on the Frontline program, which provides mentors to help at-risk students in Pleasants, Ritchie, and Wood Counties improve attendance, behavior, and course performance.
  • Voices of the Streets, Essentially Yours - $1,500 to purchase hygiene items and cleaning products to provide to those transitioning from homelessness to a permanent residence.
  • Washington County Career Center - $15,000 to purchase equipment needed to complete the second phase of an Outdoor Training Facility used to prepare students for employment as operators, mechanics, and welders.
  • Waverly Volunteer Fire Department - $5,350 to replace an outdated portable tank and personal protective equipment used for emergency response.
  • West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition - $1,500 to purchase a new commercial stove.
  • West Virginia University Extension Service, Wirt County - $4,000 to provide STEM enrichment activities for school-aged youth served by extension.
  • West Virginia University Extension Service, Family Nutrition Program - $6,000 to support the Kids Koupon project, which enables school children to purchase produce at pop-up farmers markets at schools in Ritchie and Wood counties.
  • Williamstown Elementary School - $7,500 to support the construction of a track, soccer field, basketball court, outdoor learning center, and playground at the new elementary school.
  • Williamstown High School - $10,000 to develop a robotics program for students.
  • Wood County Parks and Recreation Commission, Mountwood Park - $15,000 to replace roofs on cabins in the White Oak Village Section of the park, which houses a treatment and recovery center for individuals with substance use disorders.
  • WVU Foundation on Behalf of Children’s Vision Rehabilitation Program – $5,000 to support the mentor program, which provides services to students from the Mid-Ohio Valley who have visual impairments.

 

Doddridge County Community Foundation Grants

  • Doddridge County Starting Points Center - $1,000 to support Doddridge County Prevention Partners and prevention outreach activities.
  • Health Access, Inc. – $650 to purchase dental supplies to support the addition of on-site dental services, benefitting Doddridge County residents.
  • Mountaineer Creative Arts Council - $750 to support the spring production of the play “Shrek, Jr.” at the Doddridge County High School auditorium.

 

Ritchie County Community Foundation Grants

  • Ritchie County High School – $1,150 to support professional development for teachers.
  • The Education Alliance - $500 to support the Americorps on the Frontline program, which provides mentors to help at-risk students in Pleasants, Ritchie, and Wood Counties improve attendance, behavior, and course performance.

Fall 2018

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Grants

  • American Red Cross of Northwest West Virginia - $2,500 for the Sounds the Alarm Campaign to install smoke alarms in at-risk households in Wood and Wirt Counties
  • Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department –  $7,500 to purchase updated radio and communications equipment
  • Blennerhassett FFA Alumni - $4,000 to purchase tools for antique tractor restorations to enhance fundraising efforts
  • Building Bridges to Careers - $2,500 to support marketing efforts for the Epicenter and Makerspace
  • Calhoun County Committee on Aging - $5,990 to update computer network hardware and software
  • Circles Campaign - $7,500 to provide operating support for services to low-income families in the Mid-Ohio Valley
  • Community Resources - $7,000 to support Thrive: A Community Empowerment Center that hosts a food choices market and hydroponics garden and provides household goods and baby items to those in need
  • Community Spirit of Williamstown - $5,000 to support a mentoring program for at-risk youth and families
  • Gilmer Public Library - $2,000 for replacement of flooring in the facility
  • Hippodrome/Colony Historical Theater Association - $5,000 to address air conditioning issues
  • House of Hope - $1,400 to support the “Art of Recovery” program
  • Kootaga Indian Dancers - $3,000 to repair the roof on the organization’s facility
  • Little Kanawha Chapter of West Virginia Archeological Society - $2,000 for radiocarbon dating for artifacts excavated at two Wood County sites
  • Madison Elementary - $10,400 to enhance music education programs through the purchase of Orff musical instruments, ukuleles, and a sound system
  • Minnie Hamilton Health System - $4,100 to update physical therapy equipment
  • Mountaineer Food Bank - $7,000 for a scissor lift for the Food Bank warehouse
  • Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library - $3,500 to enable the library to become a Foundation Center Funding Information Network Access Partner
  • Parkersburg Academy - $2,500 to implement the Destiny Library Manger system for the school library
  • Parkersburg Art Center - $12,000 to address renovation needs for the second floor space above a portion of the center’s facility
  • Parkersburg Woman’s Club - $5,000 to support the Brown Bag program, which provides nutritious food on weekends for students at Emerson and McKinley Elementary Schools
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School - $3,974 for lighting of the quarter-mile track that surrounds the school’s playground
  • Reedy Senior Citizen Center - $6,476 to purchase a generator to provide power in the event of a natural disaster or electrical outage
  • Regeneration/Packs of Plenty - $5,000 to provide nutritious foods to send home with Ritchie County Students on weekends and school holidays
  • Ritchie Regional Health Center - $7,500 to assist with renovations to the school-based health center at Ritchie Middle/High School
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities - $4,500 to support the Hoss Lodging Fund to defray the costs for lodging for families from the Mid-Ohio Valley
  • The Children’s Listening Place - $6,000 to support training for children on body safety and empower children to stay safe from abuse
  • The Salvation Army - $15,000 to purchase furniture for three transitional living apartments which provide an opportunity for families to regain financial independence
  • Wirt County Primary Center - $2,000 to purchase equipment to meet the needs of children with autism and sensory disorders
  • Wood County Christian School - $6,000 to purchase a double convection oven for the school’s cafeteria

Doddridge County Community Foundation Grants

  • Mountaineer Food Bank - $500  from the Doddridge County Grantmaking Fund to assist with the purchase of a scissor lift for use in the Food Bank’s warehouse; the Food Bank provides support to food pantries and feeding programs in Doddridge County.
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities - $500 from the Doddridge County Grantmaking Fund to support lodging costs for Doddridge County families through the Hoss Lodging Fund.

Little Kanawha Area Community Foundation Grants

  • Calhoun County Committee on Aging - $2,000 from the Little Kanawha Grantmaking Fund  for computer upgrades, enabling the organization to better serve clients and meet reporting needs from funding sources.
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School - $1,050 from the Little Kanawha Area Grantmaking Fund and the Edna Yoak Robinson Fund for lighting the quarter-mile track at the school used by students for physical education classes and by the public for fitness.
  • Gilmer Public Library - $450 from Gilmer Support Fund  to replace carpeting in the library’s main rooms.

Ritchie County Community Foundation Grants

  • Harrisville Woman’s Club - $2,000 from the Harrisville Civic Club Community Improvement Fund and the Ritchie County Grantmaking Fund  to purchase a new commercial refrigerator.
  • Regeneration/Packs of Plenty - $1,200 from the Ritchie County Grantmaking Fund to support the purchase of nutritious food to provide to Ritchie County students in need for weekends and school holidays.
  • Ritchie County Primary Care Association - $3,000 from the Ritchie County Grantmaking Fund for the renovation of the school-based health center at Ritchie County Middle/High School.

 

Spring 2018

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Grants

  •  Adolescent Health Initiative, Region 5 - $7,000 to support the “Developing Star Leaders” program, which engages students from the Mid-Ohio Valley, including Roane County students, in developing individual and team leadership skills.
  • Calhoun County Family Resource Network - $7,120 to support the Calhoun County Nourishing Network’s efforts to improve access to healthy, whole foods for youth, resource-limited families, and seniors.
  • City of Parkersburg - $10,000 to purchase and install an aquaflex surface for the new splash park at the City Park pool.
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $5,000 to support a series of financial education programs across the Mid-Ohio Valley.
  • Doddridge County Elementary School - $600 to plant trees and to teach students about the life cycles of plants.
  • Doddridge County Farmers Market - $5,000 to enable the market to participate in the SNAP Double Up Bucks program and to promote the market to the public.
  • Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Department - $7,250 to purchase new turnout gear for firefighters.
  • Ely Chapman Education Foundation - $5,183 to repair and replace downspouting at the facility.
  • Faithlink/Community Resources - $2,150 to support the purchase of a vehicle for the new Senior Ride Link program.
  • Family Crisis Intervention Center - $10,000 to support operating expenses for the Kids First Program.
  • Fourth Circuit Public Defender Corporation - $4,000 to support the cost of transportation for clients admitted to substance abuse treatment facilities.
  • Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department - $1,210 to purchase new firefighting nozzles and a fire hose.
  • Horizons Center for Independent Living - $5,000 to build an ADA compliant ramp to the facility.
  • Little Hocking Fire and Rescue, Inc. - $6,396 to purchase scuba diving masks for the rescue diving team.
  • Little Kanawha Area Development Corporation - $2,000 to purchase security cameras to be placed in Wirt County to combat an increase in crime.
  • Lubeck Elementary School - $4,845 to purchase playground equipment for Pre-K students.
  • Lubeck United Methodist Church Lunch SAK Program - $6,650 to help supply, on weekends, school holidays, and summer break, food for children from Lubeck Elementary School, to expand service to Blennerhassett Elementary School, and to assist Blennerhassett Middle School with their food and hygiene pantry.
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Council - $2,300 to repair and/or replace sewing machines used by the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, including the Bee Hive Quilters in Roane County, to sew items that they donate to agencies throughout their communities.
  • Minnie Hamilton Health System - $11,600 to assist with the purchase of medication carts.
  • NFS Ministries – Latrobe Street Mission - $7,500 to purchase new bed frames and mattresses for the women’s dorm.
  • Pennsboro Volunteer Fire Department - $7,000 to assist with the replacement of rescue tools.
  • Ritchie County Family Resource Network - $1,000 to create a Necessity Closet, to provide hygiene items for those in need.
  • Roane County Commission - $7,200 to purchase bunk beds with safety railings for the Roane County 4-H Camp.
  • Rotary Club of Parkersburg - $1,500 to support the Drug Free Clubs of America program at Parkersburg High School and Parkersburg South High School.
  • Schrader Youth Ballet - $4,000 to purchase a vinyl marley floor to be used at performances.
  • Smithville Elementary School - $610 to create hands-on science experiments for the PreK through 5th grade classes.
  • Town of Reedy - $7,500 to purchase and install a coin-operated bulk water machine to serve citizens who must haul water for use in their homes in Roane, Wirt, and Jackson counties.
  • United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $2,500 to install a security system.
  • Voices for Children – CASA Program - $9,000 to provide operating support.
  • Voices of the Street/Essentially Yours - $1,000 to provide operating support.
  • Washington Bottom Community Building Association - $4,500 to provide new flooring and upgraded lighting in the community building,
  • West Virginia Health Right - $2,500 to purchase dental supplies for the mobile dental clinic serving Roane County.
  • West Virginia University Foundation/Energy Express - $3,552 to provide take home books to children enrolled in Energy Express in Calhoun, Gilmer, Roane, and Wirt Counties.
  • West Virginia University Extension Service – Family Nutrition Program - $10,000 to provide pop-up farmers markets at schools in Wood County to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables by children from families with limited income.
  • West Virginia University School of Public Health - $1,500 to provide students with practical learning experiences by undertaking community health projects in the Mid-Ohio Valley.
  • West Virginia Symphony Orchestra – Parkersburg - $5,000 to support operations and programming.
  • Wood County 4-H Leaders Association - $12,000 to purchase a new stove and kitchen equipment for the Wood County 4-H Camp.
  • Wood County Parks and Recreation Commission/Mountwood Park - $15,000 to replace the roofs on cabins at the park.

Ritchie County Community Foundation Grants

  • Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department - $1,650 to purchase new firefighting nozzles and a fire hose.
  • Smithville Elementary School - $1,240 to create hands-on science experiments for the PreK through 5th grade classes.


Fall 2017

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Grants

  • Actors Guild of Parkersburg - $20,000 for the installation of a sprinkler system as part of a multi-year capital renovation project for the theatre.
  • Arnoldsburg Elementary School - $6,500 to support the development of a community garden to serve Calhoun County schools and residents.
  • Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department - $9,000 toward the purchase of breathing apparatus;
  • Auburn Community Association - $1,280 to repair the roof on the Auburn community building;
  • Belpre Area Multi-Use Trail Committee - $1,200 to provide matching funds for an Ohio Department of Highways Transportation Alternatives Program grant to purchase abandoned CSX railways to expand area trails.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Parkersburg - $15,000 to provide operating support for educational and recreational programs and services to benefit area youth.
  • Building Bridges to Careers - $1,000 to support marketing efforts related to the organization’s move to a larger facility in order to reach new audiences for youth and entrepreneurial programs.
  • Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $1,300 for staff training through attendance at the Circles Annual Conference.
  • Doddridge County 4-H Teen Leaders - $7,824 to purchase new bedframes for the County Park, the site for community residential camps including 4-H camp;
  • Doddridge Board of Education - $4,300 to support the backpack feeding program, which provides food on weekends and holidays to Doddridge County students in need.
  • Friends of the Gilmer County Public Library - $2,000 to purchase equipment and materials for a new maker space at the library.
  • Jackson County Commission - $2,500 to support the purchase and storage of a mobile cattle unit to be used regionally for 4H and agricultural programming.
  • Jefferson Elementary Center - $11,000 for new playground equipment to provide students with a safe place for recreation and physical activity.
  • Hope, Inc. - $4,000 for the renovation of the children’s activity area in the new shelter.
  • Marietta Community Foundation - $2,500 to support publications and publicity efforts to market the Mid-Ohio Valley’s assets to attract new businesses and jobs to the area through the Shale Crescent initiative.
  • Normantown Historical Community Center - $8,000 to help with facility renovations, including a stairlift and restroom renovations.
  • Parkersburg Area Coalition for the Homeless – House to Home - $1,200 to purchase laptop computers to assist the homeless with job and housing searches.
  • Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library - $10,240 to construct computer stations as part of the library’s capital renovation project.
  • Parkersburg Art Center - $8,020 to provide matching funds to replaces fire-suppression sprinkler heads and the HVAC unit that serve the third floor of the center.
  • Regeneration - $3,780 for the Packs of Plenty backpack feeding program, which provides food on weekends and school holidays to Ritchie County students in need;
  • Ritchie County Integrated Family Services - $1,095 to support the purchase of a security system;
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Morgantown, Inc. - $4,000 to support the Hoss Lodging Fund, to defray the costs of stays for families from the PACF service area whose children are receiving medical care in the Morgantown area.
  • Smithville Community Resale Shop - $1,800 to replace the roof on the thrift shop building.
  • SW Resources - $20,000 to expand their facility to provide additional employment opportunities for individuals with significant disabilities.
  • The Arc of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $5,012 to purchase audio and video equipment, related technology applications, and telecommunications devices to strengthen and extend opportunities for training on issues that impact children and adults with disabilities.
  • The Salvation Army - $15,000 to purchase new bed frames for the emergency shelter, which houses families and individuals who are homeless.
  • Washington County Career Center - $5,000 to complete the construction of Phase 1 of an outdoor industrial training facility.
  • Waverly Elementary School - $1,900 to purchase slides for the school playground.
  • Wesley United Methodist Church - $1,550 to support the Snack Pack Ministry, which provides food for weekends for students in-need at Neale Elementary School in Vienna.
  • West Central Beekeepers - $3,000 for purchase of bees and treatments to expand the bee population.
  • West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation - $9,875 to upgrade the sound system serving the multi-purpose room on campus.
  • West Virginia University Foundation - $5,000 to support the Children’s Vision Rehabilitation Program, which provides support and mentoring to students with visual impairments in the Foundation’s service area.
  • Wirt County Solid Waste Authority - $2,600 to rebuild a loading dock, which is the link between processing recyclables and loading them for transportation to processing stations.
  • Wood County Historical and Preservation Society - $4,000 to stabilize the stucco surface on the historic Phelps-Tavenner House.

Doddridge County Community Foundation Grants

  • Doddridge County 4-H Teen Leaders - $1,500 to purchase new bedframes for the County Park, the site for community residential camps including 4-H camp;
  • Doddridge Board of Education - $10,700 to support the backpack feeding program, which provides food on weekends and holidays to Doddridge County students in need.
  • Hope, Inc. - $1,000 for the renovation of the children’s activity area in the new shelter.

Ritchie County Community Foundation Grants

  • Auburn Community Association - $1,220 to repair the roof on the Auburn community building;
  • Regeneration - $1,520 for the Packs of Plenty backpack feeding program, which provides food on weekends and school holidays to Ritchie County students in need;
  • Ritchie County Integrated Family Services - to support the purchase of a security system;
  • Smithville Community Resale Shop - $1,220 to replace the roof on the thrift shop building.

Little Kanawha Area Community Foundation Grants

  • Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department - $1,000 toward the purchase of breathing apparatus;
  • Normantown Historical Community Center - $400 to help with facility renovations, including a stairlift and restroom renovations.
  • Pleasant Hill Elementary School - $550 for playground improvements;
  • West Central Beekeepers - $1,000 for purchase of bees and treatments to expand the bee population.


Spring 2017

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation Grants

  • Alzheimer’s Association, West Virginia Chapter - $2,000 to implement a faith-community outreach program to increase awareness in rural communities about Alzheimer’s diseases and related dementias and to connect communities with resources to aid families.
  • American Red Cross, Northwest West Virginia - $5,250 to support the home fire campaign, which installs functional smoke alarms and provides life-saving fire prevention education to at-risk families.
  • Artsbridge - $2,400 to upgrade website.
  • Calhoun County Commission - $7,500 in matching funds to support the development of the Star Park at Calhoun County Park through the construction of restroom facilities.
  • Children’s Home Society of West Virginia - $6,135 to purchase computers to enable staff to improve services to children in need.
  • City of Spencer - $4,150 to install high efficiency modern lighting in the main auditorium of the Spencer Armory.
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Service - $4,500 in operating support.
  • Doddridge County Parks and Recreation Commission - $3,500 to revitalize Spencer Park by renovating shelter facilities and installing new equipment.
  • Ely Chapman Education Foundation - $4,500 for scholarships for children from low-income families to attend Sensational Summer Camp.
  • Erickson All-Sports Facility - $6,000 to assist with the installation of water and sewer lines for home-side restrooms and concession stand.
  • EVE, Inc. - $5,000 to replace windows in the shelter, which services victims of domestic violence.
  • Gilmer Public Library - $2,000 to support library programs at the main facility and through the Library Academy in smaller communities throughout the county.
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley - $6,600 to purchase equipment for heat treatment of donated furniture and other items to eliminate pests.
  • Heartwood in the Hills - $6,000 to support a new development director position.
  • Madison Elementary School - $4,000 to purchase iPads to assist in differentiated instruction and to develop and enrich technology skills for students and teachers.
  • Martin Elementary School - $2,500 for summer reading materials for students to combat reading loss and increase achievement in reading.
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Fellowship Home - $7,100 to replace mattresses for beds in both the women’s and men’s facilities.
  • Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church - $3,000 to address food insecurity by providing food on weekends to children from Mineral Wells Elementary School through the SAK pack project.
  • North Bend Rails to Trails Foundation - $6,000 to purchase a dump trailer to use for trail upgrades and repairs.
  • Opportunity Council - $3,525 to support an outreach position to expand community programming.
  • Recovery Point of Huntington - $10,000 to purchase furnishings for the new Recovery Point Parkersburg men’s facility, which will provide long-term residential recovery from substance abuse.
  • Schrader Youth Ballet - $1,500 to support the production of The Nutcracker.
  • South Parkersburg United Methodist Church - $2,500 to address food insecurity by providing food on weekends to children from Gihon, Fairplains, and Martin elementary schools.
  • The Education Alliance - $5,000 to support the Americorps on the Frontline program in Doddridge, Pleasants, and Wood County high schools, which provides mentoring to 275 at-risk students.
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  • The West Virginia Music Hall of Fame - $1,620 to bring a diverse team of music industry professionals into middle schools in the Mid-Ohio Valley region to inform students about careers in the music business.
  • Two Runs Community Association - $6,000 to assist with the construction of a storage building at the community center in Wirt County.
  • Upper West Fork Community Park – $5,000 to install a new HVAC unit for the community building in the park, located in Calhoun County.
  • West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition - $7,000 to support a leadership development and mini-grant program for family-led engagement projects that support improvements to local schools.
  • West Virginia University Foundation, ACCESS WVU - $3,300 to provide tuition assistance to low-income Ritchie County High School students to enroll in a new early college/dual enrollment course in biology.
  • Wirt County Missional Group - $4,209 for playground construction in the Spring Valley area of Wirt County.
  • Wood County Christian School - $4,000 for the purchase of tablets, installation of access points, and a new server to expand technology in the school.
  • Wood County Schools - $7,000 to support a collaborative program with the Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department to equip a mobile unit to provide health screenings, oral health services, and emergency response to Wood County schools.
  • Wood County Society - $1,820 to upgrade website.
  • West Virginia Health Right -$2,500 for dental instruments/tools for new mobile dental unit to serve Roane County residents.
  • YMCA of Parkersburg - $5,650 to provide teen activities and programs.

 

Doddridge County Community Foundation Grants

  •  Doddridge County Parks and Recreation Commission - $1,475 to revitalize Spencer Park by renovating shelter facilities and installing new equipment.
  • Opportunity Council - $1,475 to support an outreach position to expand community programming.

 

Ritchie County Community Foundation Grants

  •  West Virginia University Foundation, ACCESS WVU - $1,500 to provide tuition assistance to low-income Ritchie County High School students to enroll in a new early college/dual enrollment course in biology.

 

 

 

 

 

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