Designated Funds

Designated funds support one or more nonprofit organizations named by the donor at the time the fund is created. Grants are made annually to the named organizations to support their charitable work.
Eileen and Joseph Stendig Family Fund1999Grants designated to Temple Beth Sholom
Benjamin Sugg Fund2000Grants designated to Halifax County to be used for maintenance of the Clover Town Cemetery
Garden Club of Danville Fund2000Grants designated to Garden Club of Danville
P.L. Anderson, Jr. Family Fund2004Grants designated to First Baptist Church of Danville, Salvation Army, PATHS, and Boys & Girls Club
Alma Courtney "Sigie" Perkinson Rose Garden Fund2005Grants designated to Garden Club of Danville for the purpose of creating and maintaining the rose garden at the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History
Main Street United Methodist Church Fund2007Grants designated to God's Pit Crew, God's Storehouse, House of Hope, Little Life Medical Center, and Salvation Army
Urban Bible & Ministry Institute/NCP Fund2007Grants designated to New Community of Praise
Mt. Hermon Baptist Church Youth Mission Fund2007Grants designated to Mt. Hermon Baptist Church for youth mission trips
Pittsylvania Animal Shelter Fund2008Grants designated to Pittsylvania County for the benefit of the Pittsylvania County Animal Shelter
Davis Family Fund2008Grants designated to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, Averett University, Longwood University, Danville Cancer Association, and Martinsville Cemetery Fund
Gantsoudes Family Fund2008Grants designated to St. Peter's Greek Orthodox Church and Danville Cancer Association
James L. Clark and Henrietta Clark Fund2009Grants designated to Danville Life Saving Crew and Moffett Memorial Church
Board Endowment Fund2010Payments designated to Administrative/Unrestricted fund of CFDRR
Marshall Family Fund2010Grants designated to Grace Design United Methodist Church, CFDRR, Averett University, Boy Scouts (local), DCC Educational Foundation, and God's Storehouse
Evans Library Fund2010Grants designated to Danville Public Library
Veterans Memorial Endowment Fund2010Grants designated to City of Danville - Veterans Memorial
Virginia Elizabeth "Betsy" Robertson Fund2011Grants designated to support CFDRR
Domestic Violence Shelter Fund2011To support domestic violence victims in the Dan River Region
Cora Taylor Younger Smith Fund2011Payments designated to Berea College (Kentucky), United Negro College Fund, and American Indian College Fund
Juanita G. "Nita" Grant Fund2012Grants designated to Averett University library and First Baptist Church
Peter and Jo Ann Howard L'Dor V'Dor Fund2012Grants designated to Temple Beth Sholom
Annie Lee Owen Fund2013Grants designated to Buffalo Baptist Tabernacle, Clarksville Regional Museum, Mecklenburg County Cancer Association, and Southside Virginia Community College Nursing Program
Yanceyville Methodist Church Cemetary Fund2013Grants designated to the Town of Yanceyville to support the maintenance of the former Yanceyville United Methodist Church cemetery which is now the Town of Yanceyville Municipal Cemetery
Danville Symphony Orchestra Fund2014Grants designated to Danville Symphony Orchestra
Nancy Flippen Fund2015Grants designated to Boys & Girls Club of Danville and Danville Concert Association
Rippe Fund for Temple Beth Sholom2015Grants designated to Temple Beth Sholom
Wayne and Nancy Oakes Fund2016Grants designated to Averett University, DCC, Danville Concert Association, and River District Association
Robert R. Blackwell & Lick Fork Primitive Baptist Church of Rockingham County, N.C. Fund2016Grants designated to Lick Fork Primitive Baptist Church in Rockingham County, NC to support the maintenance of the church facilities and its cemetery
Sam and Margaret Kushner Fund2016Grants designated to Temple Beth Sholom
Tony and Steve Smith Blanch Baptist Church Cemetery Fund2017Grants designated to Blanch Baptist Church to maintain its cemetery
G. Brooks Powell, Jr. Police Community Engagement Fund2018to support the community and youth engagement programs of the Danville, VA Police Department
Carol and Charley Majors Fund2018Grants designated to Danville Public Schools or other nonprofit organizations to provide books to kindergarteners in Danville Public Schools
Charles G. and Carol E. Ellis Fund2019Grants designated to Danville Symphony Orchestra, Danville Life Saving Crew, and Rockledge Presbyterian Church
John S. and Nancy P. Garwood Fund2019Grants designated to First Baptist Church, God's Pit Crew, Danville YMCA, DCC, Danville Kiwanis Foundation, God's Storehouse, Grace & Main, Danville Life Saving Crew, and Camp Harrison
Debra L. Dodson Fund2019Grants designated to CFDRR and Pittsylvania County Public Library
Caswell County Veterans Memorial Fund2022Grants dedicated to provide for the perpetual care, maintenance, preservation, and repair of the Caswell County Veterans Memorial.
Captain James A. Reith Veterans Endowed Fund2022To support veterans’ assistance including, but not limited to, medical, dental, and behavioral health; housing; emergency relief; transportation; and education.
Danville Historical Society Endowment Fund2023Grants designated to Danville Historical Society
Wintrode Stoddart Designated Fund2023Grants designated to Danville Area Humane Society
Ed and Virginia Hughes Memorial Fund2023Grants designated to Danville Life Saving and First Aid Crew, Inc. and Mount Cross Volunteer Fire Department
Cruising to a Better Future Fund2024Grants designated to God's Pit Crew, God's Storehouse, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Unrestricted Community Fund