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
Rotary Club of Romney Endowment Fund 2013 – Founded by the Rotary Club of Romney, this fund supports the club’s charitable works and programs.
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.
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.
The River House Fund 2018 – Timothy and Elizabeth Reese established this fund to provide support for The River House, Inc., a West Virginia nonprofit organization that provides a wide variety of cultural and artistic programs in Capon Bridge.
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.
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.
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 will provide 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, will benefit 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.
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.
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).
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.
Bill and Fran Wylie Scholarship Fund 2010 – Established by the 2010 Individual Philanthropist of the Year, this fund will help ensure that students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to participate in statewide and national educational competitions.