Applications are currently be accepted for funding from the Hampshire County Community Impact Fund and the William Brady and Jean Taylor Rannells Fund.
The Hampshire County Community Impact Fund was established by its Charter Board members to support projects and programs that address local community needs. Applications will be considered for programs or projects serving Hampshire County in the following areas: Animal Welfare, Arts & Culture, Children & Youth, Community & Economic Development, Education, the Environment, Health & Wellness, and Human Services. Grant amount: up to $500
The William Brady and Jean Taylor Rannells Fund, a field of interest fund, was established to improve the quality of life of children in Hampshire County or to provide healthcare education or services to children and adults in Hampshire County. Applications will be considered for programs the address one or more of these areas of interest. Grant amount: up to $500
One application serves both funds and may be downloaded here: 2020 Spring Grant RFP
Reporting and Other Documents
Not sure if you need to file with the WV Secretary of State? Check out this WV SOS Charitable Registration Statement
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Download the 2020 Hampshire County Community Foundation Scholarship Application here: 2020 Hampshire Scholarship Application
Applicants may use this application to apply for the David A. “Hawk” Hawkens, Wilda Michael Memorial, Rae Ellen Scanlon Mckee, and R.L. Johnson, Jr. Scholarships.
The Jerry Shingleton Scholarship benefits graduates from a high school in Hampshire or Hardy counties who plan to pursue a career in an automotive technology field. Download the application here: 2020 Jerry Shingleton Application
The Bill and Fran Wylie Scholarship provides financial assistance to offset travel and participation costs associated with West Virginia statewide and National educational competitions including, but not necessarily limited to social studies fairs, science fairs, math and robotics competitions, FFA Convention, DECA and Skills USA competitions.
Recipients must be students in grades 6 through 12 either currently enrolled in a Hampshire County school or a homeschooled student residing in Hampshire County, WV; be eligible to participate in a WV State or National educational completion; have financial need; demonstrate academic preparation, leadership, and service to the community; be recommended by the school principal and a teacher (or appropriate county competition coordinator if homeschooled).
Applications will be considered on a first-come basis. Download the application here:
2020 Wylie Application (Word)
2020 Wylie Application (Fillable PDF)
Please call 304-822-7200 with any questions, we are happy to provide any needed assistance.
The Deborah, Leslie, and Christopher Bright Scholarships are for Morgan or Hampshire County high school students (public or homeschooled) in grades 9-12 who are interested in pursuing in-depth experiences in STEAM-based subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math). Previously Bright Scholarship recipients have attended an Astronomy Camp at Alfred University, music camps, the Fallingwater Architecture Camp, summer intensives at HARID Conservatory and the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, and pre-college courses at Brown University. 2020 Bright Application