The Hampshire County Community Foundation Currently manages 18 endowed funds, each representing the specific charitable interests their donors.
Hampshire County Community Impact Fund 2006 – Founded by the charter Board of Directors for the Hampshire County Community Foundation, this fund helps to meet changing charitable needs in Hampshire County.
Agency and Hybrid Endowed Funds
Hampshire County Board of Education Raymond E. and Edrie A. Evans Fund 2019 – This fund supports educational programs under the direction of the Hampshire County Board of Education, including the Raymond E. and Edrie A. Evans Scholarship.
Rotary Club of Romney Endowment Fund 2013 – Founded by the Rotary Club of Romney, this fund supports the club’s charitable works and programs.
Capon Bridge Remembers Fund 2022 – Established in memory of Bobby and Genny Lovett, and in honor of the many men and women who work hard to make the town of Capon Bridge a community of neighbors, this fund will benefit the Capon Bridge Pubic Library, the Capon Bridge Revitalization Group, The Capon Bridge Fire Department, and the Fort Edwards 4-H Club.
Hampshire County Energy Express Fund 2010 – This fund supports the Energy Express summer reading and nutrition program.
OK Hampshire County Warm the Children Fund 2017 – Distributions from this fund, established by Ormond and Karen Hyers, benefit the Warm the Children program in Hampshire County, a program that provides winter clothing and coats for children.
Hoy Shingleton, Sr. Youth Fund 2010 – Established in honor of Hoy Shingleton Sr, by friends and family in celebration of his 90th birthday, earnings from this fund benefit programs for teens.
Slanesville Presbyterian Angel Fund 2007 – Families suffering from fire, medical, and other unexpected hardships receive some relief from this fund dedicated to Hampshire County.
Joy Tutwiler Snyder 4-H Camp Fund 2022 – Distributions from this fund will provide Hampshire County youth with financial assistance to attend 4H-related camping programs.
The River House Fund 2018 – This fund provides support for The River House, Inc., a West Virginia nonprofit organization that provides a wide variety of cultural and artistic programs in Capon Bridge.
El Dorado Fund 2014 – The primary intent of this fund is to support services, education, and career/life-skills instruction for economically disadvantaged citizens or in economically distressed areas.
Erin Michele Pancake Memorial Fund 2009 – Established in memory of Erin Pancake by her parents with assistance from contributions from friends and family members. Distributions from this fund support a variety of charitable causes, including positive youth development and substance abuse prevention and recovery programs.
RMB-Shaw Family Fund 2018 – This fund, established by Carol Shaw, allows family members to provide grant recommendations to their favorite charities.
Hampshire County Education Fund 2015 – Established in honor of HCCF’s 10th Anniversary by multiple donors as a way to support public education programs and initiatives in Hampshire County.
Hampshire County Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Fund 2009 – Established by multiple donors as a way to acknowledge and support the essential role EMS plays in helping preserve life and supporting the health and well-being of people living in and visiting Hampshire County, distributions from this fund provides support for their operations.
William Brady and Jean Taylor Rannells Fund 2006 – Distributions from this fund, founded to honor the donor’s parents who met, lived, loved, and raised a family in Hampshire County, benefits youth and health programs in Hampshire County.
J. Holland and Anita Rannells and Gorda and Mona Saville Fund 2011 – Established by the family of Buford and Gloria Rannells Saville, this fund benefits hunger-relief programs in Hampshire County.
Bill and Fran Wylie Education Competition Fund 2010 – Established by the Community Foundation’s 2010 Individual Philanthropist of the Year, this fund helps students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to participate in state and national educational competitions.
Walnut Grove School Museum Fund for the Preservation of One-Room Schools 2022 – This field-of-interest fund will provide grants to charitable organizations and government units to support the preservation efforts of publicly-owned one-room school houses in Hampshire County, as well as programs to encourage public interest in the history of education in one-room schools.
Deborah, Leslie, and Christopher Bright Achievement Fund 2008 – Created by Dr. Harold and Mrs. Janice Bright, this fund, named for their children, provides scholarships to students in grades 9-12 from Hampshire and Morgan Counties for hands-on experience in STEAM-based subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math).
David A. “Hawk” Hawkens Scholarship Fund 2003 – Created by the friends and family of USAF Captain David Hawkens, this fund serves as a memorial to his life. College-bound students from Hampshire, Berkeley, Morgan, and Jefferson counties with financial need are eligible.
R.L. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Fund 2016 – Established by his parents, this fund memorializes the life R.L. and his passion for basketball. Graduating seniors who’ve played basketball during all four years of high school and demonstrate outstanding dedication to the sport and the team will benefit from this scholarship.
Rae Ellen Scanlon McKee Scholarship Fund 2010 – Founded in honor of Ms. McKee, a teacher at Slanesville Elementary School who was named the 1991 National Teacher of the Year. This scholarship supports Hampshire High School graduates pursuing a degree in education, language arts, or reading at a West Virginia college or University.
Wilda Michael Memorial Scholarship Fund 2007 – The family of Wilda Michael established this fund to honor her memory. The fund benefits Hampshire County high school graduates pursuing continuing education.
Jerry Shingleton Scholarship Fund 2012 – Bob and Kim Mayhew established this fund to honor the memory of a long-time friend and employee of Mayhew Chevrolet. The scholarship will benefit graduates from Hampshire or Hardy County high schools who want to pursue advanced education and training in the automotive field.
Joy Tutwiler Snyder Memorial Fund 2021 – Established by Joy’s husband to honor her memory and her family’s dedication to education, this fund benefits Hampshire High School graduates who plan to pursue a four-year degree in elementary education at a West Virginia college or university and graduates who wish to pursue a certificate in a technical field at technical school in West Virginia.