Anissa Meacham established this fund in memory of her father Bill Weese. Additional contributions have been received from friends and family members, as well as a grant from the Weyerhaeuser Company. Income is used to provide scholarship assistance for residents of Webster County, either recent high school graduates or adults who are switching careers and are seeking a professional trade or re-training assistance. Recipients must use the scholarship to attend a trade school or vocational education program that offers certification, or a degree program designed to teach skills for a specific segment of employment.
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Beckley Area Foundation is a 501-c-3 non-profit community charity as recognized by the Internal Revenue Service, and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. In accordance with federal IRS regulations we acknowledge that BAF has provided no goods or services in consideration of this gift. In addition, you have not received any direct benefit from this contribution and BAF has exclusive legal control over the assets contributed.
Confirmed in Compliance with National Standards Beckley Area Foundation is a member of the National Council on Foundations, WV Grantmakers, Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce and WV Leave A Legacy.
The Beckley Area Foundation annual audit, 990 and 990-T (if filed) are available for review in the BAF office. "WV residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. Registration does not imply endorsement."