Funder’s Forum: The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation has served West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania since it was established in 1944 by Michael and Sarah Benedum. Grants are made to support specific initiatives in the areas of education, economic development, health and human services, and community development. Foundation Center asked James V. Denova, its vice president:

Q: What are some of the ways in which grantmaking by the Benedum Foundation honors the legacy of Michael L. Benedum while continuing to meet the needs of the communities you serve, and how have the foundation's investments in education evolved?

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