The Hampshire County Community Foundation Currently manages 16 endowed funds, each representing the specific charitable interests their donors.
Rotary Club of Romney Endowment Fund – Founded by the Rotary Club of Romney, this fund supports the clubs charitable works and programs.
Erin Michele Pancake Memorial Fund – 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.
El Dorado Fund – 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.
Hampshire County Energy Express Fund – supports the Energy Express summer reading and nutrition program.
The Hoy Shingleton Sr. Teen Center Fund – Established in honor of Hoy Shingleton Sr, by friends and family in celebration of his 90th birthday, earnings from this “seed” fund will benefit programs for teens.
Slanesville Presbyterian Angel Fund – Families suffering from fire, medical and other unexpected hardships receive some relief from this fund dedicated to Hampshire County.
Hampshire County Volunteer Emergency Medical Services Fund – 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 will provide support for their operations.
William Brady and Jean Taylor Rannells Fund – Distributions from this fund, founded to honor the donor’s parents who met, lived, loved, and raised a family in Hampshire County, will benefit youth and health programs in Hampshire County.
J. Holland and Anita Rannells and Gorda and Mona Saville Fund – Established by the family of Buford and Gloria Rannells Saville, this fund benefits hunger-relief programs in Hampshire County.
David A. “Hawk” Hawkens Scholarship Fund – 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.
Deborah, Leslie, and Christopher Bright Achievement Fund – 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).
Rae Ellen Scanlon McKee Scholarship Fund – 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 Schools graduates pursuing a degree in education, language arts or reading at a West Virginia college or University.
Wilda Michael Memorial Scholarship Fund – 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 – 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.
Bill and Fran Wylie Scholarship Fund – Established by the 2010 Individual Philanthropist of the Year, this fund will help ensure that young students have the opportunity to participate in statewide educational competitions.
R.L. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Fund – 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.
Hampshire County Community Endowment – Founded by the charter Board of Directors for the Hampshire County Community Foundation, this fund helps to meet changing charitable needs in Hampshire County.