Through grants and technical services funded by the West Virginia Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts, we collaborate with artists, schools and nonprofit organizations to help provide cultural activities that improve the quality of life in West Virginia, help provide a complete education to our children and boost economic development in communities throughout the state.


Development Grant Application – Annual Deadline: Postmarked March 31 (or April 1 if March 31 falls on Sunday). Survey and Planning Grant Applications (CLG Grant Program) – October 31


The primary mission of the Records Management and Preservation Board is to assist county officials in managing and preserving their records. For more information, contact Denise Ferguson ( or Aaron Parsons ( at 304/558-0230.