Grants | Stealey Community Fund

The Stealey Community Fund is administered by the The Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley Inc., with the advice of the Stealey Community Fund Advisory Board.

Created by Ruth Stealey Green, a retired schoolteacher who died at the age of 84 on February 14, 1996 at her home in Middlebourne, the fund honors Green and her brother, Philip Stealey, who died in 1993.

The Stealey Family had a long history in the development of the town of Middlebourne and its activities.


All applications must be received at the Law office of Frederick M. Dean Rohrig, 504 Cherry Street Middlebourne, located on the 2nd floor of the Senior Citizens building.

Stealey Fund guidelines and grant application

If you received a Stealey Community Fund grant during 2016, please complete this Grant Report Form and return to Community Foundation for the Ohio Valley at 1310 Market Street, Wheeling, WV 26003

Grants awarded in 2017

Organization  Project Amount Awarded
Adams House Ministries  Adams House Ministries  17,737.00
ArtsLink  Akropolis Reed Quintet  3,350.00
Council of Senior Tyler Countians, Inc.  Kitchen equipment and building directories  11,767.00
Middlebourne Baptist Church/Middlebourne United Methodist Church  Community Vacation Bible School  6,000.00
Middlebourne Baptist Church  Family Fun Day  1,500.00
Middlebourne Parks and Recreation Facilities, Inc  Family Center operating expenses  67,000.00
 Walking trail and play area in City Park  27,500.00
 New shelter for City Park  20,000.00
 Game room upgrades  16,650.00
 Storage, security and surveillance for City Park  8,860.00
 New furnaces for Family Center  8,150.00
 Emergency exit upgrades to Family Center  2,400.00
 KidPower sports  1,600.00
Middlebourne Youth League  Baseball field upgrade  14,800.00
MOVRC  Foster Grandparent Program  5,000.00
Town of Middlebourne  Main Street improvement project (property purchase)  44,000.00
 Handicapped access to new City Building  23,500.00
 Bands on Broad  5,000.00
 Holiday Festivities  4,500.00
Tyler County Board of Education Arthur I. Boreman  Video & sound projector system  12,290.00
Tyler County Board of Education  School Day Plus Program  8,952.00
 Concert Tuba  8,499.00
 French Horn  4,549.00
Tyler County Public Library  Operating Expenses  16,367.00
WV WVU – TC 4H  4H Assembly Hall exterior upgrade  10,000.00
WV WVU – TC 4H Leaders’ Association  4H Camp educational programs  3,500.00
Total Awarded  353,471.00