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Leave a Legacy.

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!

Job Opening for Foundation Administrator

We are looking for a full-time Foundation Administrator to support the mission of The Community Foundation as we continue to grow. The individual assists with donor services communication, including fund management, donor stewardship, and donor correspondence. This person has office management and governance responsibilities, supports special projects and event preparation, and supports the grant and scholarship process.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. For more information click here Job Opening

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Foundation Administrator Job Opening

We are looking for a full-time Foundation Administrator to support…

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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The Community Foundation is a proud supporter of Danville House of Hope. Thank you for your important work in our community. See MoreSee Less
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Another project to help protect our natural resources! Thank you Dan River Basin Association for all you do for our region. See MoreSee Less
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The Community Foundation is pleased to announce our re-accreditation with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations™. This accreditation affirms that we meet the highest standards for philanthropic excellence and that we have policies in place for financial stability and longevity. The Foundation is honored to be an effective partner with our generous donors to impact causes in areas such as human services, education and youth, and community development. Learn more at 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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