The Appalachian Community Foundations Institute met in Morgantown on Wednesday.
This was hosted by Philanthropy West Virginia with over 30 community foundations leaders from across the state.
The 2018 program is focusing on community leadership roles, grant making impact, increasing social media outreach, navigating and recent federal tax reform.
“It’s just an exciting time in West Virginia and it’s an opportunity for community foundations that are doing good work but it’s also an opportunity for them to tell their stories and getting some state attention but also building partnerships with the media and business to make our communities, to move West Virginia forward,” said Paul Daugherty, CEO of Philanthropy W.Va.
Community foundations invest millions of dollars each year in West Virginia.