To date, the Little Kanawha Area Community Foundation has invested more than $250,000 into the region to support important charitable causes that improve the quality of life for all in the area.

Grant Amount Grantee Description
400 Wirt County Primary Center To support early childhood education programs.
325 Pleasant Hill Elementary School Staff Initiated Grant for purchase of materials for literacy areas of preschool classrooms

Grant Amount Grantee Description
2700 Calhoun County Parks & Recreation Committee For the installation of a wheelchair lift in the park's two-story community building.
550 Gilmer County Elementary School to purchase materials and equipment for the school's Square Foot Gardening project.
10000 Calhoun County Park Support for Calhoun County Star Park

Grant Amount Grantee Description
500 Pleasant Hill Elementary School to bring the West Virginia Farm Bureau's Mobile Agriculture Education Science Lab to the school in January, where students will explore the importance of agriculture in everyday life, conduct experiments, and learn about nutrition and health lifestyles.
5000 Calhoun County Park Support for Calhoun County Star Park
1250 Calhoun County Board of Education for suicide prevention programs.
1250 Harmony Mental Health, Inc. to assist with renovations to their new facility in Elizabeth, WV, where they provide counseling services and trauma-informed care
500 Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC to replace a roof on their facility in Gilmer County
20000 Calhoun County Commission Support for Calhoun County Star Park

Grant Amount Grantee Description
2000 Calhoun County Committee on Aging, Inc. To replace computer network hardware and software.
450 Gilmer Public Library To replace 30-year old carpeting in our two main rooms which any and all patrons have unlimited access to, because these are the rooms in most dire need of repair.
750 Pleasant Hill Elementary School for lighting a quarter mile track that goes around the Pleasant Hill Elementary School playground.
300 Pleasant Hill Elementary School for lighting a quarter mile track that goes around the Pleasant Hill Elementary School playground.

Grant Amount Grantee Description
1000 Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department replace our breathing apparatus units which are no longer able to be used, placing our firemen in danger.
400 Normantown Historical Community Center, LLC
550 Pleasant Hill Elementary School
1000 West Central Beekeepers Association funding for the purchase of Bees (starter Nucs), feed (Fondant and sugar) and treatments (Mite A Way) for the varroa mite problem.

Grant Amount Grantee Description
535 CASA of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, Inc. CAG: to expand child advocacy services to Roane and Calhoun counties
400 Gilmer County Elementary School support unity within our elementary school and show that unity throughout the county by securing monies to purchase staff shirts, so all staff will have the same t-shirt.
1315 Normantown Christian, LTD support for "One Child's Time," in which children create and frame paintings to be sold with profit donated to Ronald McDonald House
1000 West Virgina State Police, Wirt County Detachment Protective gear

To see a list of scholarships awarded to Calhoun, Gilmer, and Wirt County students, visit our Recent Scholarships page.