Press Release: Generation West Virginia Awarded $206,000 Grant for GWV Fellowship Program
10 Aug 2023
Charleston – Generation West Virginia announced today that the organization has been awarded a Congressionally Directed Spending award. U.S. Sens. Shelley Moore Capito and Joe Manchin secured the award, which will help the organization grow its Fellowship program.
The GWV Fellowship program is specifically tailored to empower early-to-mid career professionals in finding their place and thriving within the Mountain State. The program spans nine months and is strategically designed to encompass both virtual and in-person sessions, enabling Fellows to engage in professional development training while exploring and fostering an appreciation for the state they call home.
“In today’s rapidly evolving landscape, a skilled and dependable workforce is paramount for West Virginia’s economic resilience,” Sen. Manchin said. “The Generation West Virginia Fellowship program equips young business leaders with opportunities and resources to flourish within our state. This funding will facilitate the retention of our emerging leaders, propelling local economies across the Mountain State.”