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    Women and Girls Fund

    The Women and Girls Fund is both a component fund of The Community Foundation and a local movement to involve women in philanthropy. 

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    Youth in Philanthropy

    Youth in Philanthropy, also known as YIP, teaches youth the importance of giving and serving; encourages youth involvement in philanthropy; and provides ways for local young people to take action on issues that are important to them. 

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    The O’Neill Fund for the Stewardship of Historic Resources

    ​This fund champions and protects the places that tell the stories of our community’s past.

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    The Virginia Heritage Fund

    The Virginia Heritage Fund supports the collection and preservation of the documentary history of our region and efforts to make that history broadly accessible.

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    Visionary Grants to Celebrate our 20th Anniversary!

    We’re giving $20K to four great local nonprofits. Our 20th Anniversary Visionary Grants accelerate local nonprofits’ biggest dreams for our community.

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    Scholarship Winners

    The foundation awarded $152,860 in scholarships to area high school graduates in 2016!  Congratulations to each deserving scholarship winner! Thank you to each donor who made it possible!

Welcome

The Community Foundation of the Rappahannock River Region is a public foundation built by individuals, families and businesses that care about their community. Learn more ›

Funding Opportunities

Announcing The Community Foundation’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Grant Opportunities!

Deadline: April 28, 2017

New & Featured Funds

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This fund supports Mental Health America of Fredericksburg Suicide Prevention Education Programs…

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This fund supports the betterment of Holy Cross Academy’s students and faculty.…

News & Events

Rolling Over an IRA into a Charitable Fund

For those aged 70½ or older, it's possible to make tax-favored charitable gifts from IRA accounts.

Women & Girls Fund Members Select Winners - $15,000 in Grants to Support Local Women and Girls

Fund members chose to make four grants to organizations actively promoting the welfare of area women