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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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    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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    The Davis Initiative

    There is still time for you to join in and double your impact!

    Board President Bruce Davis and his wife Sandy offer a $100,000 challenge gift to benefit Youth in Philanthropy or the Community Enrichment Fund. 

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    Thanks a Million! The Community Give 2016

    Our Community is Generous.

    In 36 hours, 27 sponsors and thousands of donors raised over $1.1 MILLION for 182 local nonprofits.

    Thanks a Million!


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

Grants for Teachers in Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg!

Deadline: August 15, 2016

Youth in Philanthropy

Deadline: July 15, 2016

New & Featured Funds

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

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This fund is awarded to Spotsy seniors who share the Brown boys' positive impact in their community…

News & Events

The Davis Initiative

There is still time to take advantage of the gift-matching opportunity from Sandy and Bruce Davis!

The Community Give 2016 Was an Event Like No Other – In More Than One Way!

Together, in one event, our community gave over 9,500 gifts totaling more than $1.1 million