Farris E. Rahall of St. Petersburg, Florida, a native of Beckley, established this endowment in memory of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nick Rahall, for the purpose of improving public education in Raleigh County, particularly in the field of business.
Confirmed in Compliance with National Standards Beckley Area Foundation is a member of the National Council on Foundations, Philanthropy WV, , Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce and WV Leave A Legacy. The Beckley Area Foundation annual audit, 990 and 990-T (if filed) are available for review in the BAF office. "WV residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement."