Taylor County Charitable Interest Fund Accepting Grant Applications

August 16, 2022

Morgantown, WV – The Taylor County Charitable Interest Fund (TCCIF), a fund of Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc. (YCF) is currently accepting applications from nonprofit organizations serving Taylor County.  Eligible organizations include qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofits or public institutions operating in Taylor County, including public schools.  Grants of approximately $500 – $1,000 will be made.

Applications are available online at www.ycfwv.org and are due by September 19, 2022.  Awards will be announced and distributed in November.

The TCCIF is a permanently endowed fund to support the cultural, social, educational and economic needs within the county and improve the quality of life for Taylor County residents. Grant applications are accepted annually and reviewed by a committee of volunteers from Taylor County.  To-date, 23 grants totaling $8,500 have been awarded. Some of the organizations that have received grants in the past include Grafton City Hospital Auxiliary, Grafton-Taylor County Health Department, Homestead Farm Center, Planned Approach to Community Health Coalition of Taylor County (PATCH), Salvation Army of Grafton, Taylor County Family Resources, Taylor County Middle School, and various church-sponsored backpack feeding programs.

Individuals may donate to the TCCIF by mailing a check made payable to YCF to P.O. Box 409, Morgantown, WV 26507. Please include “TCCIF” in the check’s memo line. Alternatively, donations may be made online at www.ycfwv.org. Please note donations will only be used to benefit Taylor County.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors of TCCIF, I would like to thank all of our donors,” said Judy Collett, TCCIF President. “Since the fund was established in 2008 by our founder, Sally Harman, we have supported many Taylor County organizations and teachers with additional monies to complete essential projects for our community members and children. We will be able to help many more as our fund increases.”

For more information about the TCCIF, please contact Judy Collett at 304-265-4928 or judylc48@gmail.com.  If you have questions about the application or YCF, please call (304) 296-3433, email info@ycfwv.org, or visit YCF’s website at: http://www.ycfwv.org.