The Albert Schenk III & Kathleen H. Schenk Charitable Trust

F. Schenk & Sons Co., 1931

"The home of Honey Brand ham and bacon. F. Schenk and Sons Co., division of Hygrade Food Products Corporation, operate this huge packing plant at Fulton." Image from “The Meat Packing Industry in Wheeling," Forward Wheeling, March, 1931, p. 11. Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling Room

& Kathleen Schenk

The Schenk family has been involved in philanthropy in the Wheeling, West Virginia area since the 1800's with the effort becoming more formalized in 1995 after the passing of ALbert Schenk III.
Albert & Kathleen

How to Apply

Giving is limited to the area of Wheeling, West Virginia (including Ohio and Marshall counties).

No grants to individuals or for endowments, operating expenses, or general overhead.

Initial Approach:

Letter or Telephone

Number of Proposal Copies:


Application Deadline:


Response Time to Application:

Generally within 90 days

  1. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
  2. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
  3. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers, and other key people and their affiliations.
  4. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested.
  5. Listing of additional sources and amount of support.


The Albert Schenk III & Kathleen H. Schenk Charitable Trust

1031 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Attn: Frank A. Jackson

(304) 243-5440

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