News

Edward C. Morascyzk Elected Chairman of the Board

Aug 16, 2016

New officers elected at WCCF's recent annual meeting.  

Alumnae Group Creates Scholarship Fund at Community Foundation

Aug 11, 2016

Washington Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Scholarship Fund established to provide need-based scholarships to nursing students attending the Washington Hospital School of Nursing.  

MarkWest Initiates Scholarship Fund at WCCF with $50,000 Gift

Aug 08, 2016

Friends of MarkWest Scholarship Fund created to support recent high school graduates as well as non-traditional students attending the Western Area Career & Technology Center (WACTC).  

WCCF Announces Grant Opportunities

Aug 08, 2016

Each year the WCCF awards some grants from its discretionary grant-making resources to address the changing needs of the community. Grant requests will be accepted through September 1, 2016.

WCCF receives $500,000 Richard King Mellon Foundation grant for Brownlee House

Jul 08, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it has received a $500,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. 

WCCF Game of Phones slated for June 18-24

Jul 08, 2016

Washington County Community Foundation will host a second year of its Facebook contest.

WCCF grants $25,000 to Washington City Mission to assist rebuilding

Jun 16, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) recently issued a $25,000 grant from its Acorn Fund to Washington City Mission to assist it in rebuilding after a June 2015 fire did extensive damage to the Mission’s facilities.

WCCF presents President’s Choice Award to two county nonprofits

May 27, 2016

Highland Ridge Community Development Corporation, Independence Conservancy honored.

Gateway Health Plan-Sponsored “Clicks for Cash” Contest Begins June 6

May 11, 2016

From June 6-12, the WCCF will host its annual web-based contest for charities who have registered to participate in its upcoming WCCF Gives day of giving.

Donahue Honored with Excellence Award for Board Service

May 03, 2016

The WCCF is pleased to announce that Kenneth Donahue has been named the recipient of this year’s Richard L. White Excellence Award for Board Service.

McDonald to Receive Waller Humanitarian Award

May 03, 2016

The WCCF is pleased to announce that it has selected Traci McDonald to receive its annual Louis E. Waller Humanitarian Award.

Vasko to Receive Outstanding Public Educator Award

May 03, 2016

The WCCF has named Virginia Vasko, a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) educator from Bentworth School District, the recipient of this year’s Dr. Howard Jack Outstanding Public Educator Award.

Bowles Rice Commits to Signature Sponsorship

Apr 26, 2016

The WCCF is pleased to announce that it has received a $5,000 gift from the Bowles Rice law firm to serve as the Signature Sponsor of the Legacy Luncheon donor appreciation and awards event.

Community Bank Commits to Exclusive Sponsorship of Charity Storybook

Mar 31, 2016

The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) is pleased to announce that it has received a $2,500 gift from Community Bank to serve as the exclusive sponsor of the Foundation’s new Heart of Giving Charity Storybook website, an online collection of impact stories about the charities that serve Washington County.

EQT Makes $85,000 Contribution to EIO Fund

Mar 04, 2016

Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) Allocations & Programs Coordinator Amy Shope recently accepted an $85,000 contribution in support of the EIO Fund from EQT Corporation