Garden at the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House

Giving Opportunities



Giving to the West Virginia Humanities Council has never been easier.


Donate online now.
• Or mail a check to:
West Virginia Humanities Council
1310 Kanawha Blvd. E.
Charleston, WV 25301

• The Humanities Council may be remembered in your estate through your will or bequest. If you would like more information about making a legacy gift to the West Virginia Humanities Council, please call Michelle Parsons, Director of Development, at 304.346.8500 or email


Other giving opportunities


The 1863 Club

The 1863 Club is the West Virginia Humanities Council’s official giving society, designed to recognize, honor, and celebrate the support of higher-level donors who share a commitment to the Humanities Council’s mission. 1863 Club members enjoy a number of special benefits and receive a membership mug designed by Gauley River Pottery. Learn more about the 1863 Club.



Unrestricted/e-WV giving

The West Virginia Humanities Council appreciates unrestricted gifts which allow us to apply your donations to the areas of greatest need. We also welcome restricted gifts for the following purposes:
e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia – This online encyclopedia is a valuable reference resource that showcases West Virginia’s history, culture and people. In keeping with the Humanities Council’s mission of service, e-WV is free and available to anyone with a computer and access to the Internet.

Take a tour of the West Virginia Encyclopedia and find out more about giving to

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The MacFarland-Hubbard House

The MacFarland-Hubbard House – Built in 1836, this Charleston landmark now serves as the headquarters of the West Virginia Humanities Council. Carefully restored and preserved, the Greek Revival house provides public space for lectures, programs, and tours as well as office space for Council staff. Stewardship of this important piece of West Virginia history is made possible through the support of our friends and partners.

Learn more about how to support the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House»


Neighborhood Investment Tax Credits

Thanks to your support, we are all out of tax credits this year!

This remarkable program allows donors to recover most of the cost of their donation through year-end tax credits and deductions. Donors of $500 or more to the Humanities Council receive a 50 percent credit to be applied directly to their state taxes— plus the full amount of the donation as a federal deduction. Lock in your 2017 tax savings by contacting Michelle Parsons at (304)346-8500 or at