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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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The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region offers several types of charitable funds and ways to give.
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Each year, the Community Foundation awards grants to organizations in the area.
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Students in the Danville River Region are awarded scholarships.
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Quality of Life Annual Appeal

The Community Foundation is excited to announce our 27th Quality of Life Annual Appeal! We have set a goal of $27,000 by the end of 2023. Please click the link to learn more.

Thank you to all those who contribute to our appeal!

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Foundation Administrator Job Filled

We are happy to announce that Debrielle Williams is our…

2023-24 Scholarships Awarded

$337,608.95 AWARDED IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS The Community Foundation…

2023-24 Competitive Grant Cycle Opens June 1

Grant applications for the 2023-24 Competitive Grant Cycle of The Community Foundation…

Arts and Cultural Grant Application Open until April 28, 2023

Grant applications for the Arts and Cultural Fund of The Community Foundation…

Donor Appreciation Luncheon, Grant Reminders, Grant Awards, and More in CFDRR’s E-News!

As we approach the end of national #CommunityFNDWeek, discover the…

CFDRR Celebrates its Donors on November 10

The Community Foundation celebrated many of its donors on November…

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Past and present, we honor all who bravely defend our country. Thank you for your service and sacrifice, today and every day.At the Community Foundation of the Dan River Region, we have several funds that support our local veterans and memorial funds. If you would like to make a gift to one of these funds that support our local veterans or memorials, please visit: #VeteransDay #thankful #cfdrr See MoreSee Less
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The Community Foundation is excited to host its 2023 Donor Appreciation Luncheon this Thursday! In anticipation of this special event, The Foundation’s Board of Directors and staff give a huge thanks to this year’s ten Luncheon sponsors! We are so grateful for your support!Caesars VirginiaJ.T. – Minnie Maude Charitable TrustFirst Citizens BankBlair ConstructionAmerican National Bank & TrustFirst Piedmont CorporationHarris Harvey Neal & Co., LLPElliott ElectricWells Fargo AdvisorsDaniel Medley & Kirby, P.C.Commonwealth Home Health Care, Inc.#cfdrrdonorappreciationluncheon #cfdrr #givewhereyoulive See MoreSee Less
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The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is excited to announce Debrielle Williams has joined our staff. Debrielle comes to us from Virginia Commonwealth University where she has been employed for the last decade. A Danville native, Debrielle is happy to return home and become reacquainted with the community. Please join us in giving her a warm welcome! See MoreSee Less
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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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