Through the many years of music, wine and fun we have been given the chance to reach out to the community and help so many deserving groups and individuals, this has been our mission from day one.

West Virginia Wine & Jazz Festival Grant Request Form (pdf)
Application deadlines are April 1 and October 1 of each year.

We are very proud of the $459,602 we have donated to various organizations:

Payments for Services
Camp Muffly
In addition to being Mon County’s primary site for 4H activities, facitilities are also available for public rental. It has been the home. Camp Muffly has graciously hosted the WV Wine and Jazz Festival since 2000.
Chestnut Ridge Park
Home of the WV Wine and Jazz Festival from 1993 to 1999, Chestnut Ridge Park is a year-round recreation area that hosts many cultural and recreational events.
Phi Mu Alpha – WVU
WVU’s Epsilon Sigma chapter of Phi Mu Alpha (also knows as the “Sinfonians”) is a music honorary/service fraternity. They frequently engage in volunteer activities throughout the Morgantown area.
Volunteer Action Council
United Way’s Volunteer Action Council is an important organization that seeks to link individuals who wish to engage in volunteer activities with groups in need of their services.
Kappa Kappa Psi
Kappa Kappa Psi, National Honorary Band Fraternity’s Omicron Chapter at WVU provides membership to outstanding band members and service to in the various WVU band programs including the Pride of WV (the Mountaineer Marching Band), the WVU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic and Concert bands, Jazz bands and pep band.
Sigma Alpha Iota
Sigma Alpha Iota’s Eta Tau Chapter is WVU’s music honorary/service sorority. The group is active in music education activities and outreach in the greater Morgantown area.
WVU Jazz Club
The WVU Jazz Club seeks to enhance jazz performance and educational activities in WVU’s Jazz Studies Department. The student directed club supports live performance activities in the greater Morgantown area.
Boy Scouts of America – Troop 64
United Way
A global organization that boasts over 1,300 local offices that assist in furthering education, outreach and service.
Phi Mu Alpha – WV Weslyan College
WV Wesleyan’s Kappa Zeta Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia is a social fraternity with a strong emphasis on music.
Alpha Phi Omega
WVU’s Lamba Omicron chapter of Alpha Phi Omega is a service fraternity that provides volunteers for a variety of causes and functions.
WVU Women’s Ult
WVU Choral Ensemble
WVU Women’s Ultimate Frisbee Team
WV Weslyan Friends of Jazz Ensemble
Greater Morgantown’s park authority.
Clinton Volunteer Fire Department
MENC – The National Association for Music Education
MENC is the primary organization that supports and advocates for excellence in music education. WVU’s Collegiate MENC chapter is one of the most active in the region.
Morgantown North Rotary
An international organization for service, community engagement and fellowship.
Caritas House
An organization committed to fighting global poverty, climate change and ensuring agricultural equality.
Sigma Chi
WVU Choir
Guitars 4 Vets
WVU Endowment Fund
The WV Wine and Jazz Festival has endowed a scholarship through the WVU Endowment Fund that assists West Virginia students seeking a degree in jazz studies at WVU. Awards are for four years and the program has been in place since 1998.
Music in the Schools
The “Music in the Schools” program is direct outgrowth of the WV Wine and Jazz Festivals mission to support jazz and music education in the state of WV. “Music in the Schools” funds jazz performances in K-12 schools in WV by ensembles from WVU and WV Wesleyan College. Each year, the two academic institutions present dozens of performances throughout the state, reaching students in every corner of West Virginia.
WVU Foundation
The WV Wine and Jazz Festival has made contributions to the WVU Foundation to assist the WVU division of Music in funding student travel for performance opportunities. Additionally, the Davis College of Agriculture has received assistance through donations to the Foundation, and wine class.
U.S. Navy Band Performance Sponsorship
In the Spring of 2011 The U.S. Navy Band performed in Morgantown to the general public and to local schools.  This was made possible by the WV W&J Festival.
Music Scholarship Awards
The WV Wine and Jazz Festival has made donations in the form of scholarships to pre-college students wishing to participate in WVU’s Community Music Program. The program provides private music instruction, ensembles and performance opportunities to students from the tri-state area.
The Instrument Repair Fund
This fund is available through Fawleys Music Store for area junior high and high schools to take their instruments in need of repair.  This fund helps the Monongalia County Schools repair musical instruments.
Southern West Virginia High School Flood Relief
WVU Piano Festival
WV Jazz Society



Last updated 08/08/2017