Community Foundation of the Virginias 2022 Annual Report

GRANTMAKING The Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc. awarded 75 grants to area non-profits in support of their beneficial projects. These awards totaled $405,583.42 in the Foundation’s 26 th year of grantmaking. Throughout its grantmaking years, the Foundation has invested nearly $3.5 million in area projects. The Foundation truly appreciates the diligence of the active members of the Grants Committee in reviewing and evaluating the applications and preparing the awards recommendations for the Foundation’s Board of Directors. The Committee members are Chairperson Kathleen Blaydes, Mary Jo Babbitt, Gene Bailey, Marie Blackwell, Deborah Garton, Cathy Corte Payne, Mike Swatts, Peter Taylor and Daniel Wells. Information for Grant Seekers The Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc., awards discretionary and field of interest grants to 501(c)(3) and other non-profit organizations in four areas of charitable giving: Education, Health, Human Services, and Arts and Humanities, in the area surrounding Mercer County, West Virginia and Tazewell County, Virginia. Applications are accepted annually fromApril 1 and must be received in the Foundation office or postmarked by June 30. For additional information, contact the Foundation office as follows:

Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc. 128 North Street ~ P. O. Box 4127 ~ Bluefield, WV 24701 Phone: 304-324-0222 ~ Email:

GRANTS The Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of the Virginias, Inc. approved 75 applications for Grant Awards totaling more than $405,583.42 The awards are broken down into the following Areas of Interest: 6 – Education $ 25,666.88 6 – Health $ 18,460.42 50 – Human Services $262,300.76 13 – Arts & Humanities $ 99,155.36


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