Consulting Services

Philanthropy WV serves the state’s philanthropic sector, including private, family, community, public and corporate foundations, corporate giving programs/marketing divisions, and individual philanthropists through a variety of consulting, strategic planning, and customized training. We provide deep knowledge of the field to help you navigate the changing landscape of today’s philanthropy. We develop authentic relationships with our clients that allow them timg_1156o experience joyful, meaningful and effective work. We work to create and sustain strong, equitable and healthy communities in West Virginia and deliver consulting services that advance the work and impact of our foundations, giving programs, and individual philanthropists in the Mountain State and beyond. Our delivery of consulting, training, and strategic planning services is engrained in our mission of “Strengthening Philanthropy in the Mountain State”.  Our staff brings more than two decades worth of expertise and successful impact in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors.  Our consulting and planning services include:

  • Strategic planning that leads to organizational progress and growth
  • Foundation creation, mission development, grant focus and application processes, and general organization setup or restructuring
  • Independent/Objective Foundation Evaluations & Grantee Surveys for Impact & Outcomes
  • Board & Staff retreat design and facilitation
  • Foundation Development Feasibility & Assessment Studiesimg_1265
  • Community Planning, Town Hall Forums, Public & Media Affairs, Education, and Trainings 
  • Staff & Board Member Role Workshop & Trainings
  • Growth Management and Planning
  • Philanthropic Development & Asset Growth Training (specifically for community foundation donor development and asset growth)
  • Creation & Implementation of Foundation & Grantee Collaborations
  • Road Map and Program Development
  • Other Programs created in response to specific needs of clients

For more details, contact Paul Daugherty at 304.517.1450 or