Field of Interest Funds

Field of interest funds can address needs in an important area of community life - arts and culture, education, older adults, youth, humanitarian needs or a specific town, city or county.

W. Earl & Elise M. G. Allen Fund (‘98)

To benefit the people of Chatham and Pittsylvania County.

Agency Emergency Fund (‘16)

To offer emergency assistance on a one-time basis to Danville/Pittsylvania County/Caswell County/Halifax County nonprofit agencies which have prior grant experience with The Community Foundation.

Ahmed Children‘s Fund (‘03)

To meet humanitarian needs.

Animal Welfare Fund (‘11)

To support animal welfare in Danville and Pittsylvania County.

Arts & Cultural Fund (‘98)

To promote community arts and culture.

Autism Education Fund (‘12)

To support autism education-related programs or organizations benefitting individuals, families, educators and the community.

Lady Bug Fund (‘19)

To support youth mental health and suicide awareness and prevention programs in the region.

Mary Cahill Historic Preservation Fund (’16)

To support Danville projects or programs including historic preservation.

Faye Carter Fund (‘04)

To benefit youth in the Danville area.

Domestic Violence Shelter Fund (‘11)

To support domestic violence victims in the Dan River Region.

Dominion Eye Center Fund (‘19)

To support area charitable organizations in the field of eye care and eyeglasses for uninsured and underinsured individuals residing in the Dan River Region.

The Fund For Halifax County (‘10)

To improve and enrich lives in Halifax County.

Jack W. Hall Memorial Fund (’17)

To benefit persons suffering from chronic kidney and renal diseases and disorders.

Wayles R. Harrison Memorial Fund (’14)

To assist needy Danville-Pittsylvania County cancer patients with financial assistance for prescriptions, medical supplies, and other expenses not covered by insurance.

Hart Street Fund (’18)

To aid foster children in the transition as they age out of the system.

Hospice Support Services Fund (’12)

To provide assistance with expenses not covered by insurance to Danville-Pittsylvania residents who have elected hospice benefits.

Kang-A-Rhue Children‘s Cancer Fund (‘04)

To help children with chronic and life threatening diseases.

Keokee Fund (‘02)

To provide education for academically gifted students.

Carol and Charley Majors Fund (‘18)

To provide books to kindergartners in Danville Public Schools.

Gideon Miller Cancer Fund (‘11)

To assist cancer patients and their families.

Laurie S. Moran Rotary Service Fund (‘17)

To provide grants to 501c3 organizations that address one of Rotary’s six focus areas of service.

Mary Neil Literacy Fund (’14)

To support adult and childhood literacy.

Bob and Barbara Newnam Fund (‘21)

To provide grants to area charitable organizations in the field of economic development.

RiverBank Fund (‘14)

To protect and revitalize the Dan River.

Claudia Vernon Smith Fund (‘03)

To support the education of youth in Caswell County.

South Boston Medical Fund (‘11)

To support indigent care and other charitable causes in Halifax County.

Stratford House Fund (‘18)

To support activities and programming for senior citizens in Danville, Pittsylvania and Caswell Counties.

The Free Clinic of Danville Fund (‘19)

To make annual grants from the Fund to nonprofit organizations to provide medical services, including, but not limited to, behavioral health, hearing, speech, dental, screening, and medical education targeting uninsured and underinsured adults (age 19-64) residing in Danville and Pittsylvania County, with preference for those earning less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.

Veterinary Emergency Treatment (V.E.T.) Fund (‘11)

To work with vets in the Dan River Region to make financial assistance available to give companion animals a chance to remain family members.