Foundation / Corporation
Barbour County Community Foundation (BCCF)
Grants to Barbour County, West Virginia nonprofit organizations and public institutions to improve the quality of life for local residents. Program areas include education, arts and culture, recreation, health and human services, and youth and community services.
The BCCF places priority on the following types of projects:
1. Special projects not part of the ongoing maintenance or operation of the organization.
2. Seed money for pilot projects or for new organizations designed to respond to unmet or emerging community needs.
3. Capital and equipment needs.
4. Matching grants to provide leverage for additional funding.
5. Sudden or urgent needs where prior planning for such needs could not have reasonably been made.
GrantWatch ID#: 175857
Grants are made for one year only. No multi-year commitments will be made.
An applicant must be a private, nonprofit organization tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or they must be a public institution.
Requests from individuals will not be accepted.
Either the applicant or the program to be funded must be located in Barbour County.
Generally, grants are NOT made for:
-Annual fund raising campaigns
-Sectarian or religious purposes
-Political or lobbying activities
-Travel / Participation in meetings.
-Conferences, seminars, and study exchange programs
Grant applications are accepted each year from October 1st through November 30th.
Applications must be postmarked by the deadline.
The foundation’s board will make final decisions on all applications at its January meeting. (The third Tuesday of the month) Applicants will be notified as soon as possible after the January board meeting. If awarded a grant, the organization may receive payment by submitting a request for funds two weeks prior to needing them.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Roger Bolton, President
Barbour County Community Foundation
PO Box 284
Bellington, WV 26250
USA: West Virginia: Barbour County