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WVNPA/Philanthropy WV’s 2019 Policy Institute

December 6, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

December 6, 2019  11:00 am – 3:00 om
Registration 10 am – 11 am
WV House of Delegates’ Government Organization Committee Meeting Room
2nd Floor of the East Wing, Charleston, WV

The Policy Institute is a collaborative program between Philanthropy West Virginia and the West Virginia Nonprofit Association to educate, orient, and connect foundation and nonprofit members on the best ways to work with West Virginia’s executive and legislative government branch leaders to improve the quality of life for citizens. The program includes a focus on best practices for foundations and nonprofits to engage in public policy advocacy and building partnerships.

10:00 – 11:00 am                Registration

11:00 am                                Welcome & Opening Remarks

11:00 am – 12:30 pm        Impact Commission Meeting
Confirmed attendees:  Ann Urling, Deputy Chief of Staff, Governor’s Office; Mac Warner, Mike Queen, or Chuck Flannery, Secretary of State’s Office; John Perdue and/or Josh Stowers, Treasurer’s Office; Kent Hartsog, State Auditor’s Office.
–   State Reimbursement Delays Update
–   2020 Census
–   WV Neighborhood Investment Program
–   2020 Legislative Priorities

12:30 – 1:30 pm                Lunch/Presentations from Senator Capito’s and Senator Manchin’s Staffs
Presentations on broadband, community development, nonprofits and 2020 priorities from:
–  Aaron Sporck, Director of Economic Development, Senator Capito’s Office
–  A Message from Senator Manchin

1:30 – 2:45 pm                  Making Advocacy Work for Your Mission
Group discussion around developing a nonprofit public policy framework for your organization. Hear from industry specialists on advocacy best practices that can be a catalyst for change:
Taylor Bennett, Policy Coordinator, WV Community Development Hub
Megan Hannah, External  Affairs Manager, WV American Water
– Chris Hall, Director of Governmental Affairs and Business Operations, Orion Strategies

2:45 – 3:00 pm                 Nonprofit Issues/2021 NIP Strategy Session & Call to Action


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December 6, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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WV State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV United States