EXISTING FUNDS

Community Foundation of Mason County – MCCF, Inc.  

Community Support Funds

Grant Funds

Mason County Community Grant Fund: Provides annual grants for a wide variety of charitable purposes in Mason County through the Foundation’s annual Community Action Grant Program. Grant applications can be submitted once a year with an application deadline of September 15th. 

Mason County Fund for Youth: Field of interest fund provides annual grants for community youth projects and programs. 

Mason County Arts & Education Fund: Field of interest fund provides annual grants for local arts and education projects and programs.   

Dickens Family Grant Fund for Mason County Schools: Field of interest fund that provides annual mini grants to Mason County schools for classroom programs, projects, supplies and/or equipment to improve the quality of education.  

Gordon C. & Mildred R. Jackson Foundation Advised Fund: Works in conjunction with the Mason County Community Grant Fund to provide annual grants for a wide variety of charitable purposes in Mason County. Application deadlines are March 1st and September 1st each year.

Ordinary Funds

Point Pleasant River Museum Foundation Fund: Provides annual support for the Point Pleasant River Museum.

West Virginia State Farm Museum Fund: Supports the projects, programs, and operation of the WV State Farm Museum.

Pleasant Valley Hospital Auxiliary Charitable Fund: Supports the Pleasant Valley Hospital Foundation and Pleasant Valley Hospital.

Pleasant Valley Hospital Foundation Fund: Provides annual support to the Pleasant Valley Hospital Foundation to assist in its efforts to improve the hospital to better serve the community’s health needs.

Mason County 4-H Endowment Fund: Supports the Mason County 4-H Program and provides funding for state and national 4-H activity for local 4-H members and leaders.

Mason County Youth Soccer League Support Fund: Provides annual support to the Mason County Youth Soccer League for youth recreational program assistance.

Earl & Marie McCoy Memorial 4-H Campership Fund: Provides annual support for 4-H youth in need to attend 4-H camp. This fund created by Elizabeth Fowler in serve as a legacy to her parents, Earl and Marie McCoy, who were lifelong supporters of the Mason County 4-H Program.

Elizabeth Fowler Vacation Bible School Endowment for Good Sheppard United Methodist Church: Provides annual support to Good Sheppard United Methodist Church (Mason County, WV) for its annual bible school program. This fund was created by Mason County educator Elizabeth Fowler who was a lifelong supporter of this program.

Main Street Point Pleasant Support Fund: Supports the community programs and operation of Main Street Point Pleasant.

Angela “Charlie” Lilly Memorial Fund: Provides grants for local educational and church affiliated programs and projects in Mason County.

City National Charitable Fund for Mason County: Works in partnership with the Mason County Fund for Youth providing grant support for youth related programs and projects.

Child & Family Life Development Fund – Pete Hutchins & Maggie Roush Hutchins Advised Fund: Provides support to nonprofits organizations that provide programs and services for child and family life development.

Rick & Tanya Handley Charitable Fund: Provides grant support for charitable community programs and projects.

Hartly Family Trust

Kayser Family Fund

 MCCF Program Support: Provides annual support for the Foundations community service programs.

JCDC of Mason County: Supports the charitable projects and programs of the JCDC and its mission to provide quality support for life training and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

Wedemeyer Family Fund in Honor of Jessica Wedemeyer:

Provides general charitable activities of Special Needs charities in Mason County.

Mason County Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Support Fund: Fund supports the economic development efforts of Mason County including Small Business development and local business community support.

Scholarship Funds

Point Pleasant High School Alumni Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for graduating seniors from Pt. Pleasant High School.

Jack & Babs Fruth Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for graduating seniors from Mason County High Schools.

Mary Jo Cochran Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provides scholarships for female graduating seniors from Point Pleasant High School who are pursuing a college education.

Nedra Wilhelm Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provides scholarships for female graduating seniors from Point Pleasant High School who are pursuing a college degree in education or political science.

Mason County Community Foundation Scholarship Fund: General scholarship fund provides scholarships for graduating seniors from Mason County High Schools in memory and honor of special people in the Mason County area.

Benjamin E. and Julia D. Snead Scholarship Fund: Provides scholarships for graduating seniors and/or graduates of Point Pleasant High School with preference to those attending West Virginia University; George Washington University, Penn State University, New York University, University of Michigan, University of South Carolina, and Vermont Law School.

Gordon C. & Mildred R. Jackson Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for students who have graduated   from Mason County High Schools.   

Preece Family Scholarship in Memory of Homer and Novia (Jackie) Preece: Provides college scholarships for students who are residents of Mason and Mingo counties in WV or Gallia or Meigs counties in OH and enrolled as full time undergraduate students in the College of Heath Professions at any Marshall University campus. 

Andrea Bailes Honorary Scholarship Fund: Provides scholarships for graduating seniors from a Mason County high school that are pursuing certification at a technical or vocational school or a two or four year college degree.  Applicants must have participated in extra-curricular school activities and have been actively involved in community service during the four years of high school.    

Mel P. Simon, M.D. & Simon Family Scholarship:  Provides scholarships to students who are residents and graduates of a high school in Mason County, WV and/or Gallia County, OH who have been accepted in a health science program, completed college course credits equivalent to at least a junior undergraduate status, participated in community service activities, demonstrated leadership skills, posses a strong work ethic and have financial need.    

Mason County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for students who have graduated from Mason County High Schools.   

GFWC Woman’s Club of Point Pleasant Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for students who have graduated from Mason County High Schools.   

Lois Shinn Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for students who have graduated from Mason County High Schools.   

Angela “Charlie” Lilly Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provides college scholarships for students who have graduated from Mason County High Schools.

Point Pleasant Stadium Scholarship Fund

PPHS Class of 1960 Alumni Scholarship Fund

The Mario P. and Judaline J. Liberatore Scholarship Fund for the Marshall University College of Business

The Big Dreams Foundation Fund “In Memory of Jacob Purcell”: Charitable activities of the Big Dreams Foundation including serving and assisting those who are not at or below poverty level, youth needs, food and no hunger programs, educational opportunities for qualified applicants  and any other charitable applicants.

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