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About Your Community Foundation

Our legacy and our future

The Nicholas County Community Foundation is a 501(c)3, public charity, created by and for the people of Nicholas County in 2006.  We manage collection of charitable funds created by donations from caring citizens and businesses.  This collection of funds is Nicholas County’s permanent endowment whose earnings support a wide variety of causes throughout the county.

The NCCF is a foundation for the community, making grants to community organizations. We are also a foundation created by the community.  We are able  manage a variety of funds established by individuals, business, families, churches and organizations.

The NCCF works to keep the wealth and assets of our great community here in Nicholas County, forever. 

Mission Statement

Nicholas County Community Foundation connects charitable giving with a permanent source of funds to ease local needs while enriching the community for today and tomorrow.

Vision Statement

The Nicholas County Community Foundation visualizes Nicholas County as a vibrant, compassionate community without walls where all people collaborate to build a prosperous community.   The foundation is a leader in the development of this vision by providing expertise and inspiration for community members to participate in local charitable giving as a way to connect their personal values with long-term community impact.

Our Core Values

Our foundation is characterized by a generous and caring spirit.  We serve the community for the common good.

  • We operate with integrity, forthrightness and credibility.
  • We are responsible stewards of the community’s funds directing resources with wisdom and compassion while building upon the assets of the community.
  • We value inclusiveness, diversity and equity.
  • We will reflect the community’s wishes and best interest, continuing to preserve our heritage and resources for future generations.

 We are here for you

Please feel free to call the foundation office with any comments or questions you may have at (304) 872-0202.  Our email address is NCCFWV@gmail.com.  Correspondence including contributions, grant or scholarship applications, should be mailed to the following address:

Nicholas County Community Foundation

PO Box 561

Summersville, West Virginia 26651