United Way MPC Named Nonprofit of the Year 2020

| February 4, 2020

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The United Way of Monongalia and Preston Counties was named the 2020 Nonprofit of the Year by Morgantown Area Partnership and was recognized at the award dinner in January. This video was shown during the dinner.

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Charity Finance Group

We are membership organisation, and over 1,350 charities are members of CFG. Our members collectively manage over £21.1billion, which represents almost a third of the charity sector's income. CFG’s programme of events and training enables finance professionals in the charity sector to develop essential leadership and financial management skills, develop their understanding of topical financial issues, and network and share knowledge with peers. A culture of sharing and contributing to the wider sector, beyond the individual charities in membership, is at the heart of CFG's activities.

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