Current Grant Opportunities:
The Hampshire County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for funding from our Community Impact Fund and the William Brady and Jean Taylor Rannells Fund. 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. Charities, schools, government agencies, and churches are eligible to apply. Grants of up to $500 will be awarded.
The deadline to apply for scholarships using our online application has passed. We will notify the students who are selected to receive those scholarships in May.
The following scholarships have their own application with varying timelines:
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. For additional information and eligibility criteria, download the 2021 Wylie Application. Applications will be considered on a first-come basis.
The Deborah, Leslie, and Christopher Bright Scholarships (Application deadline April 1) 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. 2021 Bright Application.
The Jerry Shingleton Scholarship (Application deadline April 30) supports students graduating from a high school in Hampshire or Hardy counties wanting to continue their education or training in an automotive technology field with the intent to graduate with a degree or certification. For additional information and eligibility criteria, download the 2021 Hampshire & Hardy Tech School App
Please call 304-822-7200 with any questions, we are happy to provide any needed assistance.
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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