Agency Endowed Funds
Red Funkhouser Town Park Fund – Founded by the Wardensville Town Council in honor of Mr. Red Funkhouser, earnings from this agency fund helps support general operations and maintenance of the J. Allen Hawkins Community Park in Wardensville
Baker Family Fund – This family-oriented fund awards grants to nonprofit organizations and charitable causes.
Hardy County Founding Fund – Established by Ruth Cook Heishman through a bequest, this fund supports educational programs in East Hardy county and general support for the Hardy County Community Foundation.
Heritage Fund – Established with a primary intent to support programs and activities that preserve Hardy County heritage.
Margaret Allen Fund – This fund supports the Hardy County Public Library. It was created by Mrs. Betty Baker, the 2009 Spirit of Hardy County. She named the fund in memory of her good friend Margaret Allen, who was instrumental in establishing the library.
Marcella Foltz and Don Biller Fund – Created by the 2010 Spirit of Hardy County, Stanley Foltz, this fund benefits the Mathias Civic Center while honoring the memories of Stanley’s wife and good friend.
Baker Park Endowment Fund – Established by the 2013 Spirit of Hardy County honoree, Robert Branson, to provide general support for the Baker Park.
Dyer, Vance, and Harmon Wardensville Recreation Fund – Established by the 2012 Spirit of Hardy County, Les Barr, this fund provides general support to the Wardensville Community Center with a specific focus on the gym and adjoining ball field.
Eastern WV Community & Technical College Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Fund – Established in 2014 by Robert Tissue to support EWVCTC’s entrepreneurship and economic development programs.
John and Shobie Fisher Fund – Distributions from this fund are added to the Hardy County Community Endowment, increasing the capacity of this unrestricted fund to address pressing and changing community needs and opportunities.
Deanna Wilson and J Cavanagh STEM Fund – This fund provides grants primarily to support efforts geared towards increasing exposure to and interest in STEM subjects among students in grades 4 through 10 in Hardy County.
Frances Frye and June Orndorff Fund – Created by Virginia Vance, the 2008 Spirit of Hardy County honoree, this fund memorializes two individuals who volunteered countless hours to build and maintain the J. Allen Hawkins Park in Wardensville. This field of interest fund supports public parks in the Town of Wardensville.
East Hardy County Vo-Tech Training Scholarship Fund – Created with gifts from the community that were matched by the Hardy County Founding Fund, this scholarship supports graduates of East Hardy High School who want to pursue training in vocational and technical fields.
Shelton Gay Scholarship Fund – Established by the Wardensville Scholarship Fund, this scholarship benefits graduating seniors from East Hardy County, WV, intending to pursue a degree in engineering, physics, or mathematics.
Oscar H. Bean, Bill Clark, Clarence “Hink” Fisher, and Tom Hawse II Scholarship Fund – Established by the 2011 Spirit of Hardy County honoree George Hott, this fund provides scholarships for Hardy County High School graduates with financial need.
John and Alvina Chalmers Pappas Memorial Fund – Winning contestant essayists from East Hardy Early Middle School receive a U.S. Savings bond through this fund created by Capon Valley Bank and the estate of John Pappas.
Wardensville Area Scholarship Fund – Established by the Wardensville Scholarship Fund, this scholarship benefits graduating seniors from East Hardy County, WV, intending to pursue a degree.
Kaylee Grace Whetzel Scholarship Fund – Established by Kaylee’s father and grandparents in her memory, this fund benefits graduating seniors intending to pursue a degree in a medical field at a West Virginia college or university.
Bob and Betty Wilson Family Scholarship Fund – This fund benefits students graduating from a high school in Hardy County who plan to pursue a degree in one of the STEM fields.
Hardy County Community Impact Fund – Founded by the charter Board of Directors for the Hardy County Community Foundation, this fund helps to meet changing charitable needs in Hardy County.