Moving Forward. Giving Back.

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region was established to improve and enrich area lives through the generosity of donors.

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Giving

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region offers several types of charitable funds and ways to give.
Ways to Give

Grants

Each year, the Community Foundation awards grants to organizations in the area.
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Scholarships

Students in the Danville River Region are awarded scholarships.
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Video Grant Reporting: Caswell County Partnership for Children

New for 2021:  Video Grant Reporting View the video to…

Video Grant Reporting: Jane Jones Food Pantry

New for 2021:  Video Grant Reporting View the video to…

Welcome, Brian Wilson!

CFDRR is excited to welcome our new Board of Directors…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #25

Southside Soccer Club, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient According to…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #24

Just Kids Child Development Center, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #23

Danville-Pittsylvania Cancer Association, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient According to…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #22

Casville Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #21

Westside Cardinals Youth Football League, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #20

Danville Church-Based Tutorial Program, Inc., 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #19

Virginia Dental Association Foundation, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient According…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #18

Community Improvement Council – Head Start, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #17

City of Danville – Department of Social Services, 2020 CFDRR…

CFDRR Announces Two New Scholarships!

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region announces today…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #16

Halifax County – South Boston Public Library, 2020 CFDRR Summer…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #15

House of Hope, Inc., 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient According…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #13

Pittsylvania County Public Library, 2020 CFDRR Summer Reading Program Grant…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #12

Southern Area Agency on Aging, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #11

Friends of the Danville Public Library, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #10

Danville Science Center, Inc., 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient Danville…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #9

NC MedAssist, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient According to NCMA:…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #8

Danville-Pittsylvania County Habitat for Humanity, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

CFDRR Article in the Chatham Star Tribune Progress Edition

The Community Foundation is honored to be recognized in the…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #7

25 Stories of Impact: Story #7 HAVEN of the Dan…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #6

25 Stories of Impact: Story #6 SPCA of Pittsylvania County,…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #5

25 Stories of Impact: Story #5 Caswell Cancer Resource Fund…

Our Valentine & First New Fund of 2021!

Our latest e-news includes our CFDRR Valentine for this year…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #4

Northern Pittsylvania County Food Center, 2020 CFDRR Competitive Grant Recipient…

Stories of Impact: Story #3

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Danville Area, 2020 Community…

Stories of Impact: Story #2

Danville Life Saving and First Aid Crew, Inc., 2020 Community…

Celebrating 25 Years, Competitive Grant Awards & Stories of Impact!

The Community Foundation is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary! Read…

25 Stories of Impact: Story #1

The Community Foundation is celebrating 25 years of impact in…

CFDRR Announces $681,461 Awarded in New Competitive Grants!

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region announces today…

CFDRR Will Offer Two Virtual Cannon Financial Institute Sessions for Spring 2021

Join CFDRR for a free virtual webcast with Cannon Financial…

Scholarship Applications Open January 1, 2021!

Get started on your CFDRR scholarship applications! Read more for…

Special Thanks to our Donors & CFDRR News

During this season of thanksgiving, The Community Foundation’s Board of…

Educational Opportunities, New Funds, Ongoing Partnerships & More!

Read the latest news from CFDRR here! CFDRR 2020 Grant…

Danville Regional Foundation Continues its Partnership with CFDRR

In the news: Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) continues its partnership…

Cannon Financial Institute Estate Planning Virtual Conference

Attend a Cannon Financial Institute Estate Planning conference, virtually, on…

CFDRR Announcements & Important Dates

Welcome a new staff member, remember a special board member,…

Remembering the Life of Gail Phillips Gunn

The Community Foundation Board and staff remembers fondly Mrs. Gail…

Halifax County Grant Cycle Now Open

Latest news from CFDRR: The Halifax County Grant Cycle is…

5 CFDRR Announcements

Read more for some exciting announcements regarding Coronavirus Relief Fund…

Coronavirus Relief Fund Challenge Grant Met!

Through generous gifts from individuals, civic organizations, businesses, and foundations,…

CFDRR Receives Community Challenge Grant for the Coronavirus Relief Fund!

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region has received…

Special Projects

Veterans Memorial Fund
A black granite wall inscribed with the names of all local men who died in all of our nation’s conflicts from the Revolutionary War to our current War on Terrorism.
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Emergency Preparedness Fund
To better position The Foundation to support community organizations and public entities with frayed safety nets or the damage of multiple crises during disasters.
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