Applications being accepted for two education funds

The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region is now accepting applications for two education funds.

The Keokee Fund’s purpose it to support the education of academically gifted students.  The grants will be used to provide support for organizations, schools, classrooms and students that are academically gifted in the surrounding area.

Keokee Grant Application

The Autism Education Fund’s purpose is to support autism education-related programs or organizations benefitting individuals, families, educators and the community.  The grants will be used to provide support for educators, supplement costs of educational services and promote autism awareness in the surrounding area.

Autism Grant Application

Applications are available from The Community Foundation’s website or by calling 434-793-0884.  The deadline for all applications to be received is Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Community Foundation is a fully tax-exempt organization. Individuals, businesses or organizations may establish their own fund or may contribute any amount to existing funds. The Community Foundation may be contacted at 541 Loyal Street, VA  24541, (434) 793-0884 or