West Virginia

EFNEP Provides Nutrition Education to Low-Income Families

NIFA’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) provides nutrition education to low-income families, especially those with young children. NIFA originally published this impact in the 2015 Annual Report.

Providing Youth with Lifetime Skills

4-H began more than 100 years ago as a way to teach agriculture to youth. Today’s 4-H’ers still learn agriculture, but 4-H also offers programs that keep pace with the modern world. A wide variety of STEM projects, including rocketry, robotics, environmental protection, and computer science, are available. NIFA originally published this impact in the in the NIFA 2016 Annual Report.

Healthy Grandparents, Healthy Families

In its first year, West Virginia State University’s Healthy Grandparents program graduated 43 grandparents who were raising 90 grandchildren. NIFA originally published this impact in the NIFA 2017 Annual Report.

No More Empty Nest: Grandparents Step In to Fill the Breach

Cooperative Extension educators, with funding from USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, provide support to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.


Gina Wood

Bonnie Dunn

Gina Taylor

Kristin McCartney

Cindy Fitch