Acorn Funds

Acorn Funds allow individuals, families and organizations to build an endowment over time. Donors are allowed three years to reach the minimum required to establish a permanent endowment at The Community Foundation.

Sadie Banks Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships for African-American graduates of Danville and Pittsylvania County, with a preference for students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), who have demonstrated a devotion to academics, or are otherwise talented, and who have a need for financial support.

Virginia Ann Miller Garmon Memorial Scholarship Fund

To provide scholarships for Halifax County High School and George Washington High School graduates in memory of Virginia Ann Miller Garmon, in the fields of education, religion and business, who have demonstrated a devotion to academics, and who have a need for financial support.

Danville Pittsylvania Academy of Medicine Alliance Scholarship

To provide scholarships for Danville/Pittsylvania County graduates who are pursuing medical fields of study.

G. Brooks Powell, Jr. Police Community Engagement Fund

To support the community and youth engagement programs of the Danville, VA Police Department.

Larry N. Whitt Agricultural Enterprise & Educational Fund 

To support and promote the Caswell County Junior Livestock Show Program.
To support and promote the agricultural educational programs and curriculum at Bartlett Yancey High School, Piedmont Community College, Mt. Olive University, and Warren Wilson College.                                To support and promote the F.F.A. and 4-H programs in Caswell County.
To support and promote nonprofit animal husbandry programs or organizations in Caswell County, to include start-up livestock enterprises.

Linwood and Peggy Wright Downtown Revitalization Fund

To provide support for downtown revitalization efforts within the Dan River Region in memory of Linwood Wright and in honor of Peggy Wright.