TYPE OF FUND: Agency Endowed
INITIATED: August 25, 2015 APPROVED: October 21, 2015
PURPOSE: Perpetual funding for the Belington Public Library.
DISTRIBUTION: Upon request by the Belington Public Library Board of Directors and approval of the Tucker Community Foundation.
VARIANCE POWER: If, in the judgment of the TCF Board of Directors, the restrictions and conditions of the fund become unnecessary, incapable of fulfillment or inconsistent with the charitable needs of the community, the TCF Board of Directors maintains the right to modify the terms of this fund.
FUNDING: Initial funding of $2,000 to establish the fund by the Belington Public Library Board of Directors with additional funding coming from them and donations from the general public.
BACKGROUND: The Belington Public Library serves southern Barbour County with books, e-books, public internet services, an extensive genealogy department, in addition to other public services. The library struggles to secure funding each year, both in order to maintain its collections & facilities and to protect them against possible damage from flooding of the Tygart Valley River.