Wanting to take action to help their community after the devastating flood of 1985, a group of Tucker County citizens in West Virginia realized the need for more local resources and created the Tucker Community Foundation. Throughout the past 30 years, the Foundation has grown in reach and size. It currently serves seven counties in West Virginia (Barbour, Grant, Mineral, Pocahontas, Preston, Randolph and Tucker counties) and one county in Maryland (Garrett County).
The mission of the Tucker Community Foundation is to create opportunities for the communities we serve. With assets of over $31 million, the Foundation manages more than 130 endowed funds. These funds support a variety of community causes, from animal welfare and youth to arts and culture, education, community and economic development, recreation, preservation of history and emergency services.
The main office of the Tucker Community Foundation is located in Parsons, West Virginia amidst the beautiful scenery of the surrounding mountains. Tucker County and the surrounding areas feature endless one-of-a-kind adventures. Here you can explore incredible places such as Canaan Valley, Blackwater Falls State Park, Dolly Sods and the Monongahela National Forest. The area hosts unique cuisine, local breweries and countless artisian shops and galleries.
The Foundation currently has two full-time members of staff and one part-time. The Board of Directors (Board) is active, engaged and supportive. A number of committees within the Board focus on specific objectives to support the Executive Director and the organization’s overall mission, such as finance and development committees.
Visit www.tuckerfoundation.net to learn more about the Tucker Community Foundation and its programs.
Wanting to take action to help their community after the devastating flood of 1985, a group of Tucker County citizens in West Virginia realized the need for more local resources and created the Tucker Community Foundation. Throughout the…