News, Insights & Spotlights

February 2017

The Community Foundation Announces $265,000 in RiverBank Fund Grants

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region announced today a second round of grants from the RiverBank Fund. Nine organizations received grants totaling $265,000. The Fund was established in 2014 to gather donations throughout Virginia and North Carolina earmarked for the protection and revitalization of the Dan River. The first round of grant awards were made in July, 2015 and totaled $237,500. Second round grants awarded today included: Dan …
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Keokee and Autism Education Fund grant applications due February 20

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is now accepting applications for two education funds. The Keokee Fund’s purpose is to support the education of academically gifted students. The grants will be used to provide support for organizations, schools, classrooms and students that are academically gifted in the surrounding area. Grants totaling up to $1,200 are available from the Keokee Fund. Download the Keokee Fund application here. The Autism …
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The Community Foundation announces over $600,000 in new grants; more than $19.5 million given since formation

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region announced today a total of more than $600,000 in new grants to 47 non-profit community agencies at a reception at the Ringgold Volunteer Fire and Rescue. The Community Foundation was incorporated in 1996 and has already returned more than $21.5 million in community grants and scholarships. This year’s grants contain $260,000 in funding made available by a grant from the Danville Regional …
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The Community Foundation awards grants from The Fund for Halifax County

DANVILLE, VA–  The Fund for Halifax County has awarded its fifth round of grants, thanks to the work of the Halifax County Advisory Committee.  The committee consists of a few prominent members of Halifax County who wish to see the county grow and prosper.  After carefully reviewing the applications received, they chose the Town of Halifax – Farmers Market to receive $1,000.  The committee also chose to award the South …
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Scholarship Applications Being Accepted Until February 27, 2017

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(DANVILLE, VA) – The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is currently accepting applications for 46 different scholarships. Area students who are interested may apply online through the Foundation’s web site here. The deadline for all applications is February 27, 2017. Students who are graduating seniors or former graduates from a high school in Danville or Pittsylvania County, Virginia or Caswell County, North Carolina may apply. Each scholarship may …
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January 2017