Foundation Announces Second Quarter Grants
Charleston, WV-The Greater Kanawha Valley Board of Trustees has approved at its June 15, 2016 meeting the distribution of nineteen Second Quarter grants totaling $425,616.
WVU Foundation received a Field of Interest grant in support of the Children’s Vision Rehabilitation Program (CVRP) where girls like 5 year old Nevaeh, who is totally blind, can attend camp. Her mom recalls “On Monday she was so frightened of all the new sounds. By Wednesday she was excited for the day. On Friday she got up on stage in front of 600 people and played her tambourine along with the music. Thank you CVRP.”
A total of 15 responsive grants for $305,856were made for Basic Needs, Arts &Culture and Field of Interest. All of the three focus area goals: Education, Health, and Civic Engagement &Community Building will be met by one of four collaborative grants equaling $119,760.