The PACF is actively partnering with its donors and other area funders to address the critical needs of local citizens impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by providing funding to a wide variety of area nonprofits that are delivering essential services in the region.


To date, the PACF has awarded more than $457,000 in COVID-19 emergency funds to help area agencies continue their critical work. Grants as of 11/01/2021:

Grantee Amount Description
Artsbridge Inc $ 2,500 Operating support for the ArtCart program to address COVID 19 impact. Awarded through the Civic Leaders Fellowship Program.
Bi-County Nutrition Program Inc $ 2,500 to meet increased demand for home meal delivery services for seniors in Doddridge County.
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg $ 1,100 for direct food assistance, in partnership with Piggly Wiggly, to club member families impacted by COVID-19.
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg $ 1,000 for direct food assistance, in partnership with Piggly Wiggly, to club member families impacted by COVID-19.
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg $ 6,750 for operating support to address revenue loss and to assist with re-opening of summer programs for children and youth.*
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg $ 650 for direct food assistance, in partnership with Piggly Wiggly, to club member families impacted by COVID-19.
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg $ 5,000 To support programs and services for children and youth during school closures. Awarded in partnership with the Sisters Health Foundation.
Boys & Girls Club of Parkersburg $ 150 for direct food assistance, in partnership with Piggly Wiggly, to club member families impacted by COVID-19.
Calhoun County Board of Education $ 3,000 assist with purchases of hygiene and school supplies
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 3,750 to support increased demand for senior nutrition program and home meal delivery. *
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 3,750 to support increased demand for senior nutrition program and home meal delivery. *
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 2,911 to help purchase a vehicle to meet increased demand for home meal delivery. *
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 2,911 to help purchase a vehicle to meet increased demand for home meal delivery. *
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 3,500 Operating support, including support for senior nutrition program. Awarded in partnership with SHF.
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 3,500 Operating support, including support for senior nutrition program. Awarded in partnership with SHF.
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 3,750 Sustaining Nutrition Services to Calhoun County Seniors and Veterans 2021
Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. $ 3,750 Sustaining Nutrition Services to Calhoun County Seniors and Veterans 2021
Calhoun County Family Resource Network Inc $ 1,385 to purchase shelving for food pantry. *
Calhoun County Family Resource Network Inc $ 1,385 to purchase shelving for food pantry. *
Calhoun County Family Resource Network Inc $ 5,000 Purchase of diapers, baby formula, and cleaning supplies to help individuals and families impacted by COVID 19. Awarded in partnership with SHF.
Calvary United Methodist Church $ 1,000 to purchase food to stock their food pantry, awarded in partnership with Star Plastics.
Camden-Clark Foundation Inc. $ 5,000 to purchase Xenex Ultra-Violet disinfection equipment.
Camden-Clark Foundation Inc. $ 2,500 to provide meals for health care workers at Camden Clark
Catholic Charities West Virginia $ 5,000 Operating support to support organizational needs and increase in services due to COVID 19 impact. Awarded in partnership with Sisters Health Foundation.
Children's Home Society of West Virginia $ 2,310 to supply food boxes for youth in their Transitional Living Program who lack access to food due to COVID-19. *
Children's Home Society of West Virginia $ 2,310 to supply food boxes for youth in their Transitional Living Program who lack access to food due to COVID-19. *
Children's Home Society of West Virginia $ 7,500 of operating support to address increased demand for services and loss of fundraising revenue for their programs that address child welfare (foster care, adoption and emergency shelter services). *
Children's Home Society of West Virginia $ 5,625 Recovery and Resilience Grant
Choices CCR&R $ 2,000 to purchase personal protection equipment for childcare providers in Wood, Gilmer, Pleasants, Ritchie, and Wirt counties
Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Inc. $ 3,300 to help Circles participants address financial hardships and meet basic needs (e.g. food, housing, utilities). *
Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Inc. $ 550 to provide food assistance to families in need. *
Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Inc. $ 5,000 for operating support to address fundraising event revenue loss and to ensure the continuation of programs designed to help families transition out of poverty and $700 to provide food assistance to families in need.
Circles Campaign of the Mid-Ohio Valley, Inc. $ 550 to provide food assistance to families in need. *
Colonial House $ 1,000 to purchase tablets to enable seniors to access information and communicate with families and to purchase art therapy supplies.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 5,000 to buy food and provide operating support for their Thrive food pantry to meet significantly increased demand.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 16,300 to support the collaborative Individual Emergency Aid Program to provide rent and mortgage assistance to individuals impacted by COVID-19.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 2,000 to support food pantries in Doddridge and Roane counties.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 10,000 to support the collaborative Individual Emergency Aid Program to provide rent and mortgage assistance to individuals impacted by COVID-19.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 2,500 to enable families to double their SNAP dollars to purchase produce at CRI’s farmers market.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 4,000 to support the collaborative Individual Emergency Aid Program to provide rent and mortgage assistance to individuals impacted by COVID-19 in Gilmer County.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 1,300 for support for the Doddridge County food pantry.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 10,000 to support the collaborative Individual Emergency Aid Program to provide rent and mortgage assistance to individuals impacted by COVID-19
Community Resources, Inc. $ 1,250 to stock food pantries serving seniors at Market Manor and Unity Apartments.
Community Resources, Inc. $ 1,250 to stock food pantries serving seniors at Market Manor and Unity Apartments.
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Mid Ohio Valley $ 1,000 to support start-up costs for the collaborative Individual Emergency Aid Program to provide rent and mortgage assistance to individuals impacted by COVID-19.
Coplin Health Systems (Elizabeth) $ 1,300 Purchase of pulse oximeters and thermometers for care packets distributed to those who test positive for the coronavirus. Awarded in partnership with SHF.
Council of Senior Citizens of Gilmer County, Inc. $ 7,500 in operating support to address increased demand for home meal deliveries and loss of revenue from canceled fundraising events.
Doddridge County Family Resource Network $ 250 for the purchase of cleaning products to distribute to Doddridge County residents in need.
Doddridge County Health Department $ 3,500 To purchase personal protective equipment.
Downtown PKB, Inc. $ 5,000 in operating support to address revenue loss from cancellation of events and fundraisers and to ensure continuation of programming.
Epworth United Methodist Church $ 700 to support its food pantry, awarded in partnership with Star Plastics.
EVE Inc. (Ending Violence Effectively) $ 4,000 in operating support to address revenue loss from canceled fundraisers and ensure continuation of programming for victims of domestic violence.*
EVE Inc. (Ending Violence Effectively) $ 4,000 in operating support to address revenue loss from canceled fundraisers and ensure continuation of programming for victims of domestic violence.*
EVE Inc. (Ending Violence Effectively) $ 5,625 Recovery and Resilience Grant
Gilmer County Historical Society $ 1,000 in operating support.
Gilmer Public Library $ 900 to purchase solar charging stations to place outside of library to assist those accessing internet for remote learning.
Girl Scouts Of Black Diamond Council $ 1,500 Purchase Girl Scout Cookies donated in appreciation to frontline workers at Camden Clark Medical Center, Piggly Wiggly, Food Fair, Coplin Clinic.
Give Local MOV $ 3,000 Match for Old Man Rivers, Salvation Army, WCSC
Give Local MOV $ 2,000 Match for Minnie Hamilton and Westbook
Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley $ 1,156 to secure handwashing stations to assist with safely reopening home construction sites.
Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley $ 7,500 of operating support to continue its work of providing safe housing and address revenue loss due to temporary closure of its ReStore. *
Habitat for Humanity of the Mid-Ohio Valley $ 7,500 Recovery and Resilience Grant
Hope Recovery Manor $ 7,500 Recovery and Resilience Grant
House to Home $ 600 to purchase of food and supplies to provide meals to individuals experiencing homelessness.
House to Home $ 7,500 Operating Expenses/Additional Staffing
House to Home $ 600 to purchase of food and supplies to provide meals to individuals experiencing homelessness.
Jacksons Mill Volunteer Fire Department $ 500 COVID-19 Relief Grant to purchase Tri Certified Rescue Gear to be worn during wildland fires, technical rescue, and EMS calls.
Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department $ 500 COVID-19 Relief Grant to support their operations and address revenue loss due to canceled fundraising events.
Lewis County Health Department $ 3,000 COVID-19 to support COVID-19 to support response efforts, including staffing, purchase of personal protection gear, and public safety messaging.
Lewis County Schools $ 2,175 COVID-19 Relief Grant to provide parent training workshops on instructional devices and software for students.
Little Kanawha Resource Conservation & Development Project $ 4,000 to support the Project Sharing program. *
Living Heritage Museum $ 340 to address revenue loss and assist with facility heating costs.
Mason County Action Group, Inc. $ 1,500 to provide emergency food boxes for seniors.
Memorial Health Foundation $ 10,000 To purchase tents for vaccination clinics. Awarded in partnership with SHF.
Memorial Health Foundation $ 2,500 to provide comfort and care items for healthcare workers (e.g. personal care items, snacks, meals)
Mid-Ohio Valley Fellowship Home Inc $ 10,000 to support increased operating costs and address revenue loss to ensure that residents can remain safe and in recovery.
Mid-Ohio Valley Fellowship Home Inc $ 4,400 Recovery and Resilience Grant
Mountaineer Food Bank Inc $ 5,000 to support food purchases and operations at the food bank that serves feeding programs in all PACF service counties.
Mountaineer Food Bank Inc $ 1,000 to support food purchases and operations at the food bank that serves feeding programs in all PACF service counties.
No Hunger Food Pantry $ 1,700 for food pantry support awarded in partnership with the Star Plastics.
No Hunger Food Pantry $ 1,000 for food purchases (through support from the SDR and Ritchie Family Charitable Fund).
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 1,000 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 1,000 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 500 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 500 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 500 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 600 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC $ 1,500 to help stock food pantry and supplies to make masks for schools and community organizations.
North Parkersburg Baptist Church $ 1,000 to support Friendship Kitchen. *
North Parkersburg Baptist Church $ 1,000 to support Friendship Kitchen. *
North Parkersburg Baptist Church $ 1,000 to support Friendship Kitchen. *
North Parkersburg Baptist Church $ 1,000 to support Friendship Kitchen. *
Old Man Rivers $ 2,500 to buy food to meet increased demand for home meal delivery and food pantry services. *
Old Man Rivers $ 2,500 to buy food to meet increased demand for home meal delivery and food pantry services. *
Old Man Rivers $ 2,500 to buy food to meet increased demand for home meal delivery and food pantry services. *
Old Man Rivers $ 2,500 to buy food to meet increased demand for home meal delivery and food pantry services. *
O'Neill Senior Center Inc $ 1,000 To support Senior Restaurant Meal Program, awarded in partnership with Sisters Health Foundation.
O'Neill Senior Center Inc $ 1,000 To support Senior Restaurant Meal Program, awarded in partnership with Sisters Health Foundation.
O'Neill Senior Center Inc $ 2,800 operating support
O'Neill Senior Center Inc $ 2,825 operating support
Parkersburg Art Center $ 5,000 Operating support to address COVID 19 impact and loss of revenue. Awrded through the Civic Leaders Fellowship Program.
Parkersburg Urban Ministries (U. Methodist Churches) $ 2,500 to purchase food and hygiene products to supply this pantry to meet increased demand
Parkersburg Urban Ministries (U. Methodist Churches) $ 2,500 to purchase food and hygiene products to supply this pantry to meet increased demand
Racine United Methodist Church $ 200 to aid its food pantry, awarded in partnership with Star Plastics.
Recovery Point of Huntington, Inc. $ 4,200 To support increased costs for hygiene products and cleaning services due to COVID 19 impact. Awarded in partnership with Sisters Health Foundaiton.
Ritchie County Commission $ 3,000 To provide tutoring assistance to children being raised by grandparents in Ritchie and Doddridge counties to support educational needs and to effectively manage virtual learning platforms.
Ritchie County Family Resource Network, Inc $ 600 To purchase supplies to make masks for distribution to nonprofit agencies in Ritchie County.
Ritchie County Integrated Family Services Inc $ 2,225 Senior Nutrition Program Opening
Ritchie County Integrated Family Services Inc $ 2,225 Senior Nutrition Program Opening
Roane County Committee On Aging Inc $ 3,420 for operating support for the organization’s Amma and Reedy satellite sites.*
Roane County Committee On Aging Inc $ 2,000 For operating suport for Amma and Reedy satellite sites. Awarded in partnership with the Sisters Health Foundation.
Roane County Patch $ 2,500 to provide childcare services for the children of essential workers in Roane County.
Roane County Patch $ 3,000 To install internet server and access points to enable area students to access the internet from the PATCH building parking lot to assist with online learning needs.
Rural Action Inc $ 2,500 to support social enterprises and local businesses as they re-start and/or adapt to safe operations due to COVID-19 impact.
Rural Action Inc $ 500 To support social enterprises and local businesses as they re-start and/or adapt to safe operations due to COVID 19 impact.
Rural Action Inc $ 6,000 to support the Resilience Fund in partnership with other regional funders.
Safety Net-interfund $ 10,000 EQT per Marian's request
Salvation Army $ 5,000 of operating support to address basic needs (food and shelter), provide emergency aid and address revenue loss from the temporary closing of the Family Store. *
Salvation Army of Washington County $ 200 to its food pantry, awarded in partnership with Star Plastics.
Smithville Community Association $ 1,000 Operating support for Smithville Community Building, awarded in partnership with Sisters Health Foundation.
Smoot Theater Corporation $ 1,500 Operating support to address COVID 19 impact and loss of revenue. Awarded patially through the Civic Leaders Fellowship Program.
Straight Creek Baptist Church $ 1,000 to purchase food for the food pantry
Straight Creek Baptist Church $ 1,000 to purchase food for the food pantry
SW Resources, Inc. $ 7,500 to help clients who are facing financial hardships to meet their basic needs (including rent and utility assistance). *
SW Resources, Inc. $ 7,500 of operating support to continue vocational rehabilitation and employment services to individuals with disabilities, meet increased demand for cleaning services, and address revenue loss. *
SW Resources, Inc. $ 4,400 VOIP and TEAMs Conversion
The Arc of the Mid Ohio Valley Inc $ 5,625 People First Cafe
The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston $ 1,750 To purchase electrostatic sprayers to disinfect Parkersburg Catholic Schools.
The Gathering $ 1,000 to secure food for home food box deliveries to individuals impacted by COVID-19.
The Gathering $ 1,000 to secure food for home food box deliveries to individuals impacted by COVID-19.
The Gathering $ 1,000 to secure food for home food box deliveries to individuals impacted by COVID-19.
United Way of Gilmer, Lewis and Upshur, Inc. $ 3,000 COVID-19 Relief Grant to to purchase food for their local food pantry in Lewis County.
Voices for Children Foundation $ 4,000 of operating support to address increased demand for services for children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect. *
Washington United Methodist Church $ 500 to purchase a freezer for new pantry to increase food access during the pandemic.
West Virginia Non-Profit Association $ 1,000 To support memberships for nonprofit organizations from the Foundation's service area who are facing financial hardship due to COVID 19
West Virginia Symphony Orchestra - Parkersburg $ 2,000 Operating support to address COVID 19 impact and loss of revenue. Awarded through the Civic Leaders Fellowship Program.
Westbrook Health Services Inc $ 10,000 to purchase of Naloxone to be distributed to regional Quick Response Teams and via Westbrook's Peer Expansion Program to address the increase in overdoses during the COVID 19 pandemic. *
Westbrook Health Services Inc $ 5,000 for deep cleaning and sanitation of facilities. *
Williamstown Welfare League $ 200 to stock its food pantry
Wirt County Committee on Aging $ 2,500 in operating support for senior nutrition programs. *
Wirt County Committee on Aging $ 5,625 Adult Day Care Program
Wirt County Ministerial Alliance $ 2,000 to help stock the Hope Shop Food Pantry.
Wirt County Ministerial Alliance $ 1,500 to help stock the Hope Shop Food Pantry.
Wirt County Ministerial Alliance $ 1,500 to help stock the Hope Shop Food Pantry.
Wirt County Ministerial Alliance $ (250) Cancel: To build a storage building to help meet increased demand for food pantry. Project is being led by Wirt County High School STARS team.
Wirt County Ministerial Alliance $ 250 to build storage building for food pantry to meet increase demand. Project is being led by Wirt County High School STARS team.
Wirt County Ministerial Alliance $ 250 To build a storage building to help meet increased demand for food pantry. Project is being led by Wirt County High School STARS team.
Wood County Senior Citizens Association $ 2,800 COVID 19 response
Wood County Senior Citizens Association $ 2,200 to purchase shelving and supplies for the Household Goods Pantry to meet the needs of seniors for hygiene and cleaning products.
Wood County Senior Citizens Association $ 1,500 For shelving and supplies for Household Goods Pantry to meet the needs of seniors for hygiene and cleaning products. Awarded in partnership with Sisters Health Foundation.
Wood County Society $ 5,000 in operating support to address loss of revenue and support the reopening of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. *
Wood County Society $ 2,500 in operating support to address loss of revenue and support the reopening of services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. *
Wood County Society $ 5,625 Rising up to meet post-pandemic needs and to build capacity and resiliency within our mission.
YMCA of Parkersburg $ 2,500 For technology needs related to child care services for school aged children due to school closures/virtual learning related to COVID 19.

Funding to support these programs is made possible by generous donations from individuals and businesses to the PACF’s Hunger Fund (addresses food insecurity for local people) and Safety Net Fund (supports basic and emergency needs). These two response funds concentrate on relief efforts in the Foundation’s 11-county service area. Donations to support the PACF’s Hunger Fund and Safety Net Fund are tax-deductible. To donate, visit www.pacfwv.com/Donate.