West Virginia Perceptions

The West Virginia Community Development Hub believes that telling stories of West Virginians who are making a difference in their communities can unlock new opportunities. We need the opinions and feedback of West Virginians to help these stories reach more people and increase their positive impact.

The giveaway is now closed! Thank you to all who entered.

Eligible West Virginians who complete all 3 steps below will be entered to win a West Virginia Made Gift Basket! This basket features $100 worth of items all made in the hills of the Mountain State. Find rules and who is eligible at the bottom of this page.

This process has 3 steps and will take 10-15 minutes.

1. Take this brief survey. Click here to take the survey »

2. Pick one video to watch (videos are in the playlist below).

  • Hinton Community (Hinton): focus – recreational tourism
  • Mercer Street Grassroots District (Princeton): focus – arts and local downtowns
  • Monticello Ongoing Revitalization Effort (Clarksburg): focus – neighborhoods
  • The Vintage Theatre Company (Statewide):  focus – arts and community building
  • The Welch News (Welch): focus – local storytelling 

3. Last step! Take this brief second survey. Click here to take the second survey »

Official Rules

  • Entrants must be 18 years of age or older and reside in the state of West Virginia.
  • Entrants must complete all 3 steps in the process (First Survey, Watch Video, Second Survey) on/by Sunday, September 12, 2021, 11:59PM.
  • Contest winner will be selected at random and will be notified by Monday, September 20, 2021.


Reach out to the WV Community Development Hub team at info@wvhub.org with questions.