2018 Derby Check Presentation


  • Generally our support will not exceed three consecutive years.  Exceptions may be made in certain cases, where we perceive the charitable organization is making a significant difference and/or in the case of multi-year grants for specified projects. 

Who We Support

  • We make contributions solely to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, or state or local governmental organizations formed exclusively for charitable purposes. 
  • Programs and projects which benefit the areas and communities where Antero operates and where employees work and live, currently West Virginia and Ohio.
  • Organizations which focus on:

    • Education
    • Environment
    • Community Development
    • Health and Human Services
    • Arts and Culture

Who we do NOT Support

  • Organizations without 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
  • Foreign organizations
  • Other private foundations
  • Individuals
  • Fraternal, political, lobbying or labor organizations
  • Religious organizations, with certain exceptions
  • Projects or programs not located in areas where Antero operates, generally in West Virginia and Ohio
  • Organizations that discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, creed, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation or national origin
  • Golf tournaments or beauty pageants
  • Organizations whose mission and activities conflict with those of Antero and the Foundation

Award Amounts

The Antero Foundation supports a wide range of charitable programs, thus most grants are in the $1,000 to $15,000 range.  Higher amounts may be awarded when a program aligns exceptionally with our giving priorities.