We believe in West Virginia communities.

And we believe in you. Small steps can make a big impact – let’s change the future of our towns. Start making a difference today.

We can create a future where West Virginia communities thrive and prosper.

Many communities are already on their way.

Where We Work

49 communities receive in-depth coaching since The Hub’s start in 2009.

Chester/Weirton

Marshall County

New Martinsville

Fairmont

Kingwood

Kingwood

Grafton

Shinnston

Clarksburg

Salem

Doddridge County

Ritchie County

Parsons

Belington

Buckhannon

Lewis County

Gilmer County

Ripley

Clay County

Cowen

Richwood

Marlinton

Greenbrier

Alderson

Hinton

Ansted

Saint Albans

Lincoln County

Wayne County

Madison

Whitesville

Man

Williamson

Matewan

Wyoming County

Mullens

McDowell County

Gary

War

Princeton

Bluefield

Sophia

Bluefield

Moorefield

Martinsburg

Montgomery

Smithers

Elkins

Franklin

Petersburg

White Sulphur Springs

40%

of West Virginians positively impacted by Hub efforts last year

264

organizational partners actively engaged in Hub efforts last year

103

community-led projects completed in last 3 years

$3.38

million community-led funding leveraged in last 3 years

Chester/Weirton

Marshall County

New Martinsville

Fairmont

Kingwood

Kingwood

Grafton

Shinnston

Clarksburg

Salem

Doddridge County

Ritchie County

Parsons

Belington

Buckhannon

Lewis County

Gilmer County

Ripley

Clay County

Cowen

Richwood

Marlinton

Greenbrier

Alderson

Hinton

Ansted

Saint Albans

Lincoln County

Wayne County

Madison

Whitesville

Man

Williamson

Matewan

Wyoming County

Mullens

McDowell County

Gary

War

Princeton

Bluefield

Sophia

Bluefield

Moorefield

Martinsburg

Montgomery

Smithers

Elkins

Franklin

Petersburg

White Sulphur Springs

49 communities have received in-depth coaching since The Hub’s start in 2009, and hundreds more have felt the impact of The Hub’s work in some way.

The Hub’s Communities of Achievement are taking their towns to the next level.

Hear from residents of Matewan about their experience participating in the HubCAP program.

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Hopeful news

"We believe when West Virginians leverage the opportunities and tools they need to make positive change, they create a transformational impact in their communities."

– Stephanie Tyree

Executive Director

How our work works.

Everything we do is grounded in four focus areas built up over the past 12 years to maximize impact.

INVEST

Invest in community leadership, teams, and community-identified projects.

BUILD

Build impactful partnerships across the diverse groups working on community development in the state.

TACKLE

Tackle the systems-level challenges that communities face through creative policy engagement.

DRIVE

Drive forward a new story about West Virginia about how positive change is possible, and it is happening today.

redefined is a storytelling project on a mission.

Experience real stories of West Virginians who are bringing hope to their communities, and get started making a difference in your hometown today. 

For too long, who and what it means to be a West Virginian has been defined for us. It’s time to redefine the Mountain State in our own words and in the eyes of the world. West Virginia can be anything we want it to be – let’s redefine it together.