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CHEVRON AND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS

Wheeling, W.Va. – Chevron and the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley (CFOV) are currently accepting applications for grants for the Chevron Community Fund, a strategic grant-making program funded by Chevron and administered by CFOV.

The Chevron Community Fund was created by Chevron to direct philanthropic resources to the needs of the communities where the company conducts business.  Nonprofit organizations in or serving Marshall County, WV may apply.  Funding is focused on, but not limited to the following areas: basic human needs, STEM education, and workforce development.  Requests of up to $10,000 may be considered.  For more information, visit www.cfov.org/grants.

Applications are accepted through April 22, 2016. Applications will be vetted by CFOV prior to being forwarded to Chevron for their grant recommendations.  Contact the Community Foundation with any questions at 304-242-3144.

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies, with subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide. The company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; provides energy efficiency solutions; and develops the energy resources of the future, including biofuels. Chevron’s Marcellus natural gas operations are based in Moon Township, Pa. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.

Since 1972, the Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley has connected donors who care with causes that matter by making grants to organizations working to improve the quality of life in the Upper Ohio Valley. With assets of more than $34 million, the Foundation assisted in distributing more than $2 million in grants and scholarships during the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. From strengthening community schools to assisting local arts programs, from building health centers to assisting victims of violence or natural disasters, the Community Foundation continues to enhance our region. To learn more, please visit the Foundation online at www.cfov.org.