Endowed Funds

The following Endowed Funds provide grant support according to distribution guidelines. Additional unrestricted funding can also support grants. Our goal is to distribute 5% of the Total Market Value of each fund annually, which may vary depending on market conditions.

Contact Mike Moore for more information: grants@tuckerfoundation.net

Apply for a Grant

Annual Grant Cycle

2024 Grant Applications are available using the links below, but WILL NOT be accepted for consideration until the 2024 Grant Cycle begins on August 1, 2024

Grant applications will be due by/before September 27, 2024. All applications MUST be postmarked by September 27, 2024

2024 General Grant Application Form

2024 Emergency Grant Application Form

2023 Grant Recipients

Run For It Grants

The campaign kicks off April 1 and culminates with a 2k/5k race the last Saturday in September. No application required – just fill out an entry form, register or join a team, and walk or run for it. Grants reward efforts to raise awareness and support for your favorite community cause or charity.

Endowed Grant FundsPurposeService Area
Mountaineer Humane Society FundPerpetual funding for MHSTucker
Preston Community FundUnrestricted grantsPreston
Randolph Community FundUnrestricted grantsRandolph
Artsbank FundArt programs for Randolph County school systemRandolph
Carl Delsignore FundCreative ArtsUnrestricted
Fred T. Busk FundArts EducationUnrestricted
Garrett James "Dutch" Easton FundCreative ArtsTucker
WVHighlands STArt FundSchool to Art ProjectTucker
Andy W. Evans Art FundArt programs and projects in Tucker County public schoolsTucker
The Aurora Project FundSupport The Aurora Project programs and facilities.Preston
Denver & Ethel Raines Smith Memorial FundSt. Paul's United Methodist ChurchTucker
Nan Parsons Presbyterian Church FundParsons Presbyterian ChurchTucker
Richard & Mary J. Raines Harr FundBuena Chapel Methodist ChurchTucker
Valentine Family FundPerpetual funding Parsons Presbyterian ChurchTucker
Louise Harman FundParsons Cemetery, Parks and/or Five Rivers Public LibraryTucker
Sarah Thompson Kaemmerling FundCharitable, educational or scientific activities for Davis, Thomas, Canaan Valley areaTucker
Taylor-Beall & Snyder Family FundCanaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department AuxiliaryTucker
William M. Harman Memorial FundParsons Cemetery, Parks, Library & Citizens Tucker
George & Mariwyn Smith FundGeneral charitable purposes
Albert A. & Frances M. Kerzic Memorial FundEducation, recreation, historic preservation, beautification, and economic development for DavisTucker
Bucher Family FundBroad based initiativesRandolph, Tucker, Pendleton, Barbour
Crimson Shamrock Reserve-Initiatives FundEducational and economical opportunitiesStatewide
Ryan Patrick Gosa FundEducational opportunities in Liberal ArtsTucker
The Mark Carter & Amy Wildasin Charitable Donation FundWVU Children’s Hospital, WVU Foundation, St. Francis School and other organizationsStatewide
Terra Alta Economic Development Corporation FundEconomic Development of Terra AltaPreston
Tucker County Economic and Community Development FundJob creation, job retention and general improvements to the business climate of the county. Tucker
Crimson Shamrock Appalachian Institute FundTo improve the economic and social characteristics of Appalachia in West VirginiaStatewide
Crimson Shamrock Appalachian Crafts FundTo promote the development of the Artisans Crafts industry in West VirginiaStatewide
After School Explorers FundAfter school programs in Preston County for parents and studentsPreston
Dehari FundTC educational school trips, guest speakers & education technology Tucker
Ellis Boury III FundEducation and/or development of creative or technical writing.Region
George W. & Marjorie H. Walburn Memorial FundK-12 geography course work
John P. & Sarah Catherine Swartz FundMusic education in Tucker County schoolsTucker
Kingwood Elementary School FundEducational services at Kingwood Elementary SchoolPreston
Margaret Kump Roberts FundEducational resourcesRandolph
PHS US Army JROTC FundPay expenses for equipment, travel to competitive events and other program expenses.Preston
Capt. Karl Patrik Youngblood Memorial FundEMS trainingTucker
Donaldson-Corey FundCanaan Valley EMSTucker
James D. Jordan FundCanaan Valley & Harman EMSTucker
Katherine Zabriskie Canaan Valley Fire Department FundCanaan Valley Fire DepartmentTucker
Katherine Zabriskie Canaan Valley EMS FundCanaan Valley EMSTucker
Shaffer Parsons Volunteer Fire Department FundParsons Volunteer Fire Dept.Tucker
TCF Emergency Services FundEmergency Medical ServicesTucker
Randy Poole Memorial FundEmergency medical training for Tucker CountyTucker
Taylor-Beall and Snyder Family FundCanaan Valley Volunteer Fire Department Tucker
John, Kathleen & Sharon Syrian/Donald T. Goss FundPublic parks gardens & beautification, Warm the Children
Louise & Jim Cooper, Jr. Family FundBlackwater Ministerial Assoc. to aid the needyTucker
Philip Warken FundFunds for the needy in Tucker CountyTucker
Thompson Family FundNeedy of Davis / Canaan ValleyTucker
Woody F. Nestor Memorial Fund for the NeedyNeedy of Tucker CountyTucker
Billie G. Armstrong FundPregnancy Care CenterTucker/Multi
Cortland Acres Association FundCortland Acres AssociationTucker/Multi
The DHS Foundation Davis House FundDavis Health System FoundationRandolph / Region
Davis Family Fund of Davis Health System FoundationDavis Health System FoundationRandolph / Region
Harold & Ruth Shaffer Mountain Hospice FundMountain Hospice, Inc.
Bright's Chapel Cemetery FundBright's Chapel CemeteryTucker
Buena Chapel Cemetery FundBuena Chapel CemeteryTucker
Davis Cemetery FundDavis CemeteryTucker
Harsh Cemetery FundHarsh Cemetery
Holly Meadows - Long Family Cemetery FundLong Family CemeteryTucker
Leadmine Cemetery FundLeadmine CemeteryTucker
McNeeley Cemetery FundMcNeeley CemeteryTucker
Mindy Pierce Historic Preservation FundBricks and mortar historic building projects.Preston
Mt. Hebron Cemetery FundMt. Hebron Cemetery, Canaan ValleyTucker
Tucker County Veteran's Memorial FundMaintenance of Parsons Veteran’s MemorialTucker
Utterback Family FundAlpine Heritage Preservation, Inc. – Cotrill Opera HouseTucker
Rose Hill Cemetery Fund
Rose Hill Cemetery in Thomas, WVTucker
James D. Phillips FundSt George Academy historical propertyTucker
Tacy Cross Cemetery FundTacy Cross CemeteryBarbour
Pifer Cemetery FundPifer Cemetery
Belington Public Library FundPerpetual funding for Belington Public LibraryBarbour
Crimson Shamrock Literacy FundTo provide project funds for activities that will lead to the improvement of literacy in West Virginia
Gary and Mary Moden FundTo provide Annual funding to the Blackwater Ministerial Association and the Mountaintop Public Library. Tucker
Mt. Top Library FundMt. Top LibraryTucker
McClain FundParsons Five Rivers LibraryTucker
Mountaintop Public Library New Building FundBuilding campaignTucker
Pioneer Memorial Public Library FundPerpetual funding for PMPLRandolph
Old Ridge Runner FundTucker Community Foundation OperationsMulti
C. W. Pell FundConstruction and Maintenance of a park in DavisTucker
National Bank of Davis FundRecreation Davis areaTucker
Rubenstein / Schilansky Family FundRecreation, Thomas & Davis AreaTucker
Grant County Senior Citizen FundGrant County Senior Citizen CenterGrant
Elliott Kepler and Alice Mae Degler Smith FundVarious youth organizations
Falling Green FundEquestrian youth programs, 4-H, Youth organizationsTucker
Ohio-West Virginia Youth Leadership Association FundOhio-WV YMCA
P. J. Zickefoose FundSkiing opportunities for youthRandolph / Tucker
Parsons Kiwanis Club /J. Kenton Lambert FundCommunity youth projectsTucker
Thomas P. Patrick, DDS FundBoy Scout Troop 96Tucker
YouthBuild Fund - Loren Fortney Memorial FundYouthBuild - Loren Fortney Memorial FundRandolph
Citizens Bank of West Virginia FundUnrestrictedUnrestricted
Directors' General FundUnrestrictedUnrestricted
H. Dailey & Belva Shaffer Martin FundUnrestrictedUnrestricted
Mountain Valley Bank, NA FundUnrestrictedUnrestricted
Robert W. & Sarah M. Minear FundUnrestrictedUnrestricted
Uncle Sam's Birthday Party FundUnrestrictedUnrestricted