Mountwest Foundation Awarded NIP Credits

Huntington, W.Va., : The Mountwest Community & Technical College Foundation was recently awarded $11,000 in West Virginia tax credits from the West Virginia Development Office as part of the Neighborhood Investment Program.


These state tax credits are available for scholarship or program enhancement gifts of $500 or more to the foundation. Businesses and individuals who contribute to the Mountwest Foundation are eligible to receive 50% of the contributed amount in the form of state tax credits. For example, a contribution of $1,000 will result in a tax credit of $500.


“We are pleased to be able to offer this incentive to our new and current donors,” said Jeff Faucette, President Mountwest Foundation Board. “Participating in the Neighborhood Investment Program is just one way we can thank our donors for the impact they are making in the lives of our students.”


The mission of the Mountwest Foundation is to provide financial support to Mountwest Community & Technical College that will enhance the quality of education in order to further the careers of Mountwest students. The Mountwest Foundation has participated in the Neighborhood Investment Program since 2011.


For more information or to make an eligible gift, please contact Ainslie McKinney at 304.710.3272 or visit


Mountwest Community & Technical College is a public institution with approximately 2,500 students. Mountwest offers more than 60 associate degree options and 15 one-year certificates. Mountwest is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.  For more information about Mountwest programs and opportunities, please visit