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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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Giving

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region offers several types of charitable funds and ways to give.
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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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Seeking an Executive Director

The Board of Directors is seeking an Executive Director who believes in the mission of The Foundation and is equipped to provide leadership as we work to achieve our mission. Learn more

2024 Scholarship Cycle Open

The Community Foundation's Scholarship Cycle is Open from January 1, 2024 - March 1, 2024. Visit here: Scholarship Application.

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Kathy Milam Announces Her Retirement: A New Chapter Begins

Katherine (Kathy) Milam recently announced her decision to retire from…

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…

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Kathy Milam, who has served as The Community Foundation’s Executive Director for the past five years, announces her retirement. Visit the link below to read more about all of the wonderful accomplishments The Foundation has achieved under Kathy’s leadership, and join us in congratulating her on a job well done!www.cfdrr.org/kathy-milam-announces-her-retirement-a-new-chapter-begins/ See MoreSee Less
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CFDRR donors support arts and culture in our community. Thanks to their generosity, the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History received a 2024 Competitive Cycle Grant to provide theme-based activities that enhance historical awareness of Black History in the Danville community. Funds provided by the Danville Regional Foundation Fund. The Museum’s latest exhibit, Black Culture: Past, Present, and Future, is now on display through March 9th. The exhibit will showcase paintings, drawings, and photography from local black artists. #cfdrr #ourdonorsrock #danvilleva #cfdrrgrantawards See MoreSee Less
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CFDRR donors support emergency services in our community. Thanks to their generosity, Providence Fire & Rescue – Caswell County and Chatham Volunteer Fire Department both received a 2024 Competitive Cycle Grant to purchase new turnout gear. Funds provided by Danville Regional Foundation Fund, W. Earl and Elise M.G. Allen Fund, Audrey F. Millner and H. Victor Millner, Jr. Fund. #cfdrr #ourdonorsrock #danvilleva #cfdrrgrantawards See MoreSee Less
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CFDRR donors support community development in our community. Thanks to their generosity, Chatham First received a 2024 Competitive Cycle Grant to pave the walking trail in Frances Hurt Park from Pittsylvania Historical Society Building to Community Foundation Trail Bridge, replacing current mulch and stone. Danville Neighborhood Development Corporation also received a grant to help property owners address deferred maintenance, make capital improvements, and improve the curb appeal of their home. Funds provided by the W. Earl and Elise M.G. Allen Fund and the Community Impact Fund. #cfdrr #ourdonorsrock #cfdrrgrantawards See MoreSee Less
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Only 15 days left!Remember to submit your applications for these great opportunities by March 1st!! 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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