The Board of Directors of the Beckley Area Foundation has approved $218,427 to fund 61 projects between April 2020 and March 2021.
BAF makes annual discretionary grants to charitable organizations serving Raleigh County in the areas of animals, the arts, civic beautification, education, health and human services, and public recreation. Using the pooled income from discretionary funds, BAF addresses the community’s most pressing needs and promising opportunities. A distribution committee reviews all proposals and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors, who make the final decision on all grants.
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Anyone interested in growing the pool of discretionary funds used to respond to BAF’s Annual Community Grant Program can make donations in any amount to any unrestricted fund. Mail contributions to BAF, 129 Main St. Suite 301, Beckley, WV 25801, or use your credit/debit card on the BAF website.
If you are interested in starting a named unrestricted fund, call the foundation at 304-253-3806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.