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Friends of Deckers Creek

Total Qualifying Score: 9
County (ARC Region): Yes
State (ARC Region): Yes
Q3. IRS Status: Nonprofit – 2
Q4. Parent Entity: No – 1
Q5. 2 or More Full-Time Employees : Yes (as of 12/31/2019)
Q7. Budget Level: $250,001 to $1.5 million – 5 (Last Fiscal Year Actual Income)
Q8. Restricted Reserves: No – 1
Q9. CARES Act Funding:
Q13. Participation by Executive: Yes


Friends of Deckers Creek
Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia 26505

County (ARC Region) Monongalia
State (ARC Region) West Virginia


Q1. Mission:

To improve the natural qualities of, increase the public concern for, and promote the enjoyment of the Deckers Creek Watershed.

Q2. How organization aligns with ARC’s Plan & Goals:

4. Strengthen Appalachia’s community and economic development potential by leveraging the Region’s natural and cultural heritage assets

Q3. IRS Filing Status: 501(c)(3)   

Q4. Unit or Chapter of Larger Organization: No

Q5. Employees:

Full-Time/Part-Time Employees: 2/0 (as of 9/1/2020)

Full-Time/Part-Time Employees: 2/0 (as of 12/31/2019)

Current Year Income/Expenses: $unknown/$unknown

Q6. Fiscal Year: Calendar

Q7. Budget Level

Last Fiscal Year Income/Expenses (Actual): $419,509.00 / $379,246.00

Current Year Income/Expenses (Projected): $unknown / $unknown

Balance Sheet

Q8. Restricted Reserves (Amount): No ($)

Q9. CARES Act Funding (Amount): Yes ($17,400)
Received From: Small Business Administration Payroll Protection Program administered through local branch of Huntington Bank   Date Received: 5/27/2020
For What Purpose(s): Payroll Protection Program

Q10. Negative Impacts from COVID-19:

Office operations restricted.  Board meetings conducted via video/tele conferencing. 

Q11. Top Three Concerns:
Continued funding
Staff illness
Staff turnover

How Participation in Program Will Address Concerns:

Executive Director and Board Members are inexperienced and need development. 


Q12. Applying as a Proposed Cohort? Yes

List of Organizations in Proposed Cohort:
Friends of the Cheat

Q13. Executive Director or CEO Will Participate in the Program? Yes

Q14. Top Two Choices for Cohort Instruction:

Course #1 Choice: 1-Long-term Financial Management

Course #2 Choice: 2-Short-term Financial Management

Q15. Desired Course Schedule for Cohort Instruction:

#1 Desired Course Schedule: 1-Fall 2020: 11-Week Course (Nov. 9, 2020 -Jan. 24, 2021)

#2 Desired Course Schedule: 2-Winter 2021: 10-Week Course (Jan. 25. 2021 – Apr. 4, 2021)


Name: William Pennington, Board Member and Board Treasurer

Application Approved by Organization Director or CEO? Yes, Approved by Executive Director/CEO

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