LINKS TO AMAZING RESOURCES:
Explore these organizations to find programs, tools, training, and funding for your work! Make sure to join their mailing lists to stay in tune with opportunities as they become available!
West Virginia Community Development Hub
WV Community Development Hub has been pivotal in our progress. Their program Blueprint Communities kickstarted our multifaceted downtown development success. They have a wide variety of programs to help communities in any phase of development. Their community conversations educate citizens on topics from youth engagement to downtown development to policy change and so much more, and they are always expanding their offerings to meet the needs of citizens driven to make a difference.
Tamarack Foundation for the Arts
WV Commission on the Arts
There is a wealth of support for arts organizations within the WV Commission on the Arts, from mini-grants to get you started to full-on partner support and grants for development of cultural facilities. Communities can earn a "Certified Arts Community" designation to signal their committment to the arts. Their annual "Arts in Communities" conference is great for networking and learning about all that is available for the arts in WV. Sign up for their mailing list to find out about new opportunities as they become available.
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation (MAAF) provides grants, programs, and resources for individual artists and arts organizations in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia).