A Community Fund allows a group of people to join together for a common cause such as providing scholarships or supporting field of interest grantmaking. We can help maximize these gifts by investing the contributions and letting the gains grow through the power of endowment.
Destiny Baptist Church Patrick J. Walker Scholarship Fund 2013 This community scholarship fund was established by the congregants of Destiny Baptist Church in honor of much beloved form pastor Patrick J. Walker. College-bound graduates who are members of Destiny Baptist Church are eligible to apply.
Martin Luther King Scholarship Fund 2000 To honor the memory of one of the nation’s great leaders, the Martin Luther King Scholarship Committee established this endowed fund to distribute scholarships to graduating seniors from Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan counties.
Joan Roach Volunteer Fund for the Needy 1999 Friends, colleagues, and family members of Joan Roach established this donor-advised fund to honor her outstanding and ongoing volunteer work. The fund benefits tri-county faith-based programs for sick, needy, dependent, neglected or disadvantaged people.
Shenandoah Community Health Endowment 2006 This fund is a grantmaking arm of the Shenandoah Community Health Foundation. Its distributions aid community programs, charities, and educational institutions that promote and support comprehensive health-care service in Jefferson, Berkeley, and Morgan Counties. Operations of the Shenandoah Valley Medical System also benefit from the fund.
Solomon Fine Memorial Fund 2005 Created through a bequest and in cooperation with BB&T Wealth Management, this community fund provides an annual grant to charitable, religious, or civic organizations in Martinsburg or Berkeley County as a special commendation for outstanding work and leadership for the betterment of citizens in the area.
Two Rivers Giving Circle Fund 2008 Established by a group of area donors, this fund enjoys the flexibility of the Community Foundation by both building endowment and providing “pass-through” grants to benefit area programs and charities that focus on historic preservation and area conservation. Donors who make gifts of predetermined amounts (set by the group) serve as donor-advisors for grantmaking recommendations.
Terry Lee Walker Jr. Scholarship Fund 2006 Created by family and friends in memorial to this young man who was killed in a tragic 2002 automobile accident caused by a driver-under-the-influence. Distributions provide scholarships for Jefferson and Berkeley County high school and home school graduates attending a WV college or university.
Youth Advisory Council Fund 2012 Established to help teach philanthropy to young men and women by providing financial resources for youth advisory councils to make grants to West Virginia nonprofit organizations.