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2024 Spring Roundtable Meetings

Join us for a series of engaging and informative Spring Roundtable Meetings hosted by the West Virginia Nonprofit Association (WVNPA) in collaboration with the Tygart Valley United Way, Carnegie Hall, United Way of Central WV, United Way Alliance of the Mid Ohio Valley, and United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley. These one-day events are designed to provide valuable insights and resources for nonprofit organizations across West Virginia.

Event Details:

  • Dates and Locations:
    • May 20th: Fairmont – Pierpont Advanced Technology Center, 500 Galliher Drive
      • Registration ends May 16th at 5 PM
    • May 22nd: Lewisburg – Carnegie Hall, 611 Church Street
      • Registration ends May 19th at 5 PM
    • May 24th: Charleston – Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council, 321 Virginia Street, West
      • Registration ends May 21st at 5 PM
    • May 29th: Parkersburg – Parkersburg Area Community Foundation, 1620 Park Avenue
      • Registration ends May 24th at 5 PM
    • May 30th: Wheeling – West Virginia Northern Community College, 1704 Market Street
      • Registration ends May 24th at 5 PM

Program Highlights:

  • 1. United for ALICE Presentation: Kick off each meeting with a presentation by Brett White and Margaret O’Neal on the United for ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) initiative. Learn how nonprofits can best utilize this information in their grant applications to support ALICE households.
  • 2. Networking Luncheon: Enjoy a networking luncheon to connect with fellow nonprofit leaders and share insights and experiences.
  • 3. Funders and AmeriCorps Panel Discussion: After lunch, engage with 2 to 3 local funders and an AmeriCorps representative in a panel discussion. Gain valuable insights into what funders are looking for in grant applications and reports. Learn about AmeriCorps programs, requirements for hiring a Vista, and how to apply for a Vista employee. Understand how these elements link back to grant applications and funding opportunities.


  • Fairmont
    • Sarah Campbell – Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon
    • Laurie Abildso – Your Community Foundation of North Central WV
    • Marisa Skaff – Huntington Bank
    • Tabitha Surface – WV Grant Resource Centers
    • Zanquetta Gray – AmeriCorps Mid Atlantic Region
  • Lewisburg
    • Anne Bowling – Greenbrier Valley Community Foundation
    • Zanquetta Gray – AmeriCorps Mid Atlantic Region
  • Charleston
    • Bill Woodrum – Benedum
    • Megan Simpson – TGKVF
    • Laura Boone – Pallottine Foundation of Huntington
    • Marlo Long – Truist Bank
    • Marisa Skaff – Huntington Bank
    • Liz Caporelli – AmeriCorps Mid Atlantic Region
    • Emily Brammer – WV Grant Resource Centers
    • Hawley Carson – Volunteer WV
  • Parkersburg
    • Bill Woodrum – Benedum
    • Bob Boone – McDonough Foundation
    • Marian Clowes – Sisters Health
    • Morgan Saunders – WV Grant Resource Centers
    • Jillian Winters – AmeriCorps Mid Atlantic Centers
  • Wheeling
    • Beth Collins – Sisters of St. Joseph Health and Wellness
    • Susie Nelson – Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley
    • Jillian Winters – AmeriCorps Mid Atlantic Centers

*Additional Panelists will be added as they are confirmed.

Draft Agenda

  • 09:30 AM – 10:00 AM Registration
  • 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Welcome and Introductions
  • 10:15 AM – 12:15 PM ALICE Presentation
  • 12:15 PM – 01:00 PM Lunch
  • 01:00 PM – 03:00 PM Funders/Americorps Introductions and Panel discussion.
  • 03:00 PM – 03:15 PM Thank You and Adjournment

Registration Information:

  • Cost: $25 for WVNPA Members, $35 for non-members (includes lunch)
  • Registration Deadline: May 16th

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge, network with nonprofit peers, and enhance your organization’s grant writing and funding strategies. Register today to secure your spot!