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Webster County Community Fund Announces 2019 Grant Recipients



Grants have been awarded to eight local organizations by the Webster County Community Fund. “We congratulate all of the recipients for their efforts and their commitment to bettering our community.” said Geary Weir, Community Fund Chairperson. Grant awards this year came from the Paula Green Children’s Fund to the Webster County Family Resource Network for the Back to School Splash; the Webster County Health and Wellness Fund to the Webster County Memorial Hospital for their Kid’s Wellness Camp; the John Wood Memorial Fund, the Cutlip-Harkins Endowment for Webster County and the Webster County Community Fund’s Unrestricted Fund to the Webster County Health Department for Women’s Day Out; the Webster Addison Public Library for facility improvements; the Cowen Public Library for children’s books; the Cowen Little League for new signs, the Webster County Mountaineers Little League Football organization for new concession stand equipment and the Town of Cowen for construction and installation of blessing boxes.


Support Webster County Community Fund by shopping on Amazon Smile

Do you ever shop on  If so, you can help support the WCCF, just by doing your usual shopping.  You can access AMAZON SMILE at the link below and choose Webster County Economic Development Authority as the non-profit that you want to support.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchase to the Webster County Community Fund.

Please try it out and if you're satisfied with your experience, spread the word to others.

Remember, you must choose Webster County Economic Development Authority as the entity you support since this is the legal entity under which the Webster County Community Fund operates.

Thanks for your support!

Payroll deduction available to employees at Webster County Memorial Hospital & Webster County Board of Education

It couldn't be easier to give!  Employees of the Webster County Memorial Hospital and the Webster County Board of Education may sign up to have donations deducted directly from their checks each payday in any amount they chose.  Employees can even designate which fund they wish their donation to go to.  Simply contact your payroll department or contact the Webster County Community Fund at 304 847-2145 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for details.

There is an easy way that you can help raise money for scholarships for Webster County students. Simply do your online shopping through Goodshop (and web searches through powered by Yahoo) and money will be donated to scholarships for Webster County students by Yahoo. In order to direct the money to Webster County, you must go to and find the box that asks “Who do you Goodshop for”. Type "Webster County Economic Development Authority" in that box and begin shopping. Nearly all your favorite online shopping locations, including Toys R Us, Amazon, iTunes, Target and dozens more are available through Goodshop. Once you designate the Development Authority the first time, it will automatically be designated on all your future Goodshop visits. All money raised will go towards scholarships for WCHS students through the various scholarship programs administered by WCCF including the Bill Weese Trades Scholarship, the George and Jean Thompson Douglas Scholarship and the John Wood Scholarship. Tell your friends and family about this opportunity and the scholarship money will add up quickly. For more information, go to

Last Updated (Tuesday, 26 February 2019 15:58)