Christine Spaulding Senior Accountant, Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Charleston, WV Shift Capital | Funding/ Investment Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation makes thoughtful and proactive investments that grow the multiple forms of wealth necessary for our community to thrive. Christine Spaulding joined the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundationin 2007. Prior to that, she was the Accountant/Grants Manager/AmeriCorps Director for the United Way of Central WV/LifeBridge AmeriCorps. In 2014, Christine furthered her education by earning an MBA from the University of Charleston. A strong community advocate, she volunteers by reading to at-risk youth, fundraising for charitable causes, and providing tax return assistance to marginalized populations. Her professional interests include accounting, taxes, program, and development. Christine also serves as the site manager for the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program in Hurricane, WV; she is also a member of FAOG and AICPA. Beyond her professional and volunteer pursuits, Christine is very family-oriented. She and her husband, Danny Copley, reside in Scott Depot, WV and they have one daughter, Katlyn, who was recently married. Outside of her family and community building activities, Christine enjoys Zumba, concerts, reading, and traveling. Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation was created in 1962 by and for the people of the Greater Kanawha Valley area. This area encompasses the following six county region: Kanawha, Putnam, Boone, Clay, Lincoln and Fayette. The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is the largest community foundation in the State of West Virginia and celebrated its 50th year anniversary in 2012. The foundation exists to help individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofits improve the lives within the community now and for generations to come. We assist donors in creating charitable funds, each with its own philanthropic purpose, and provide grants to nonprofits that meet the needs of the community. The Mission of The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is to make thoughtful and proactive investments that grow the multiple forms of wealth necessary for our community to thrive. These forms of wealth include the individual, intellectual, social, political, natural, built, and financial assets within our community. The Vision of The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is a forward-thinking and closely connected community that fearlessly works together to promote the prosperity of all.