West Virginia First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin (second from right) and WV eMentoring Director Jessica Wintz (far right) accept a gift to The Education Alliance's WV eMentoring Program from Ron Beane (far left) and Brett Staples (second from left) of JPMorgan Chase.


The Education Alliance extends its sincere thanks to the following individuals, corporations and foundations whose generosity makes our work possible. Donors receive recognition on our Web site, Annual Report and newsletter. Please contact Lisa Ketchum at (304) 342-7859 to become a corporate donor.

Corporate Donors


Founders’ Circle ($100,000 and above)

Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation


Leaders’ Circle ($25,000 - $99,999)

American Public University System

Appalachian Power

JPMorgan Chase Foundation


Presidents’ Circle ($10,000 - $24,999)

AT&T Foundation

Bernard H. & Blanche E. Jacobson Foundation

Dow Chemical Company Foundation

The Daywood Foundation, Inc.

The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation

West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission


Summa Cum Laude ($5,000 - $9,999)

Five Promises for Children Foundation, Inc.

Jackson Kelly, PLLC

Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc.


Magna Cum Laude ($1,000 - $4,999)


Bowles Rice Foundation

BrickStreet Insurance

Carbon Fuel Foundation-James R. Thomas

Chesapeake Energy Corporation

Dingess-Rum Properties, Inc.


DuPont Washington Works 

Frontier Communications

Howard E. Seufer, Jr.

Huntington National Bank WV

International Industries, Inc.

Jim Thomas

James River Coal Company

L. Newton Thomas, Jr.

Marshall University Big Green Foundation

Marshall University South Charleston Campus

Norfolk Southern Foundation

Northeast Natural Energy LLC

Patricia S. Kusimo

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation

Ralph Baxter

Rudd Equipment Company

The Marshall University Foundation

United Bank

United Way of Central West Virginia

West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association


Cum Laude ($500 - $999)

Dickinson Properties Limited Partnership

Fenton Foundation

Foundation for Tri-State Community

H. Herk Sims

James H. Harless

Joanne Tomblin

Lacy Rice, Jr.

Michael John

NFK Spark Plugs (USA), Inc.

Priscilla F. Leavitt

Ralph Bean

Starvaggi Charities