The Community Foundation is excited to announce the publication of “Celebrating 25 Years: Community Foundation of the Dan River Region,” a feature article written by Katherine Milam, Executive Director. The article was published in River City Area and Hyco Lake Magazines in their November 2021 issues.
CFDRR would like to thank the 58 guests who celebrated with us at our 25th Anniversary Open House on Sept. 10! The celebration included speakers and spontaneous sharing of stories highlighting CFDRR’s history of impact. CFDRR held a surprise $2,500 grant drawing in recognition of nonprofit organizations that are so vital in helping CFDRR connect donors to the resources and causes important to them and our community. Congratulations to the Virginia Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, serving Danville-Pittsylvania County, winner of the drawing! CFDRR’s 25th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign will run until Dec. 31, with the goal of raising $25,000.
12:15 PM: Cake Cutting and Light Refreshments Served
12:45 PM: Words of Gratitude and Voices of Impact
1:15 PM: Special Grant Drawing
We would love to hear stories of how The Community Foundation has impacted you or your organization! During our Voices of Impact section, you will have the opportunity to share your story with our community of supporters.
You are welcome to drop in and say hello anytime from 12:00-2:00 PM. This is an informal, open-house style celebration. We look forward to seeing you there!
Join CFDRR for a free virtual webcast with Cannon Financial Institute this spring! CFDRR will choose two of the spring estate planning sessions to facilitate for area financial planning professionals. Earn credits with the State of Virginia on your lunch hour! RSVP through the Doodle Poll below by Wednesday, January 6, 2021. Read more about the sessions here.
Attend a Cannon Financial Institute Estate Planning conference, virtually, on your lunch break! Provided by The Community Foundation at no cost, with a minimum of 8 participants. Let us know your interest in the November and December sessions, plus spring 2021 opportunities, by taking our Doodle Poll. Learn more here.
Welcome a new staff member, remember a special board member, discover upcoming grant and scholarship opportunities, learn about memorial and honorary gifts, and much more! Read our latest newsletter here.
The Danville Lions Foundation presented two generous donations to The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region and Boys & Girls Clubs of Danville Area.
The Danville Lions Foundation Scholarship is being established with The Community Foundation. Scholarship applications will be accepted next year for Danville-Pittsylvania and Caswell County High School graduates who are pursuing a health-related profession, with a preference for those in a graduate level of study, especially those studying sight and speech/hearing professions.
The Boys & Girls Clubs donation will help to recover their gym flooring in order to prevent accidents and encourage more activity.
The Danville Lions Foundation is a recipient of the E. Stuart James Grant Trust administered by American National Bank.
L.to R. – Wayne Johnson, Briggs Bauman, Tammy Warren, Debra Dodson, Faith Stamps, Dave Clark and Lew Adams.
The Fund for Halifax County has awarded its fourth round of grants, thanks to the work of the Halifax County Advisory Committee. The committee consists of a few prominent members of Halifax County who wish to see the county grow and prosper. After carefully reviewing the applications received, they chose Main Street United Methodist Church – Jane Jones Food Pantry to receive $1,150. The committee also chose to award the South Boston Medical Fund in the amount of $500 to the Halifax County Cancer Association. They presented the checks on January 20 at Halifax County Cancer Association Office.
The Fund for Halifax County is a unique opportunity for citizens, organizations and businesses to help build an endowment to improve and enrich lives in Halifax County. The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region hopes to continue to grow this unrestricted fund to enable more grants to be given in the future. The next cycle of grant applications for The Fund for Halifax County will be taken in August 2016.
Anyone can make donations to The Fund for Halifax County. Checks should be made to The Community Foundation, with the Halifax County Fund specified, and mailed to 541 Loyal Street, Danville, VA 24541. Online gifts can be made through www.cfdrr.org. Gifts of stock, life insurance, and personal property can be accepted, as well as will bequests.
For more information on The Fund for Halifax County or establishing a charitable fund of any type, contact the Foundation office at 434-793-0884 or visit the web site www.cfdrr.org.