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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 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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    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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    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 over $125,000 in scholarships to area high school graduates in 2017!  Congratulations to each deserving scholarship winner! Thank you to each donor who made it possible!


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

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Deadline: July 13, 2017

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

Deadline: July 28, 2017

New & Featured Funds

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This fund works to foster greater kindness throughout society, especially in prison and jails.…

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This designated fund supports The Community Enrichment Fund to address critical community needs…

News & Events

Local Business Leaders Give Back in a New Way

Creating endowment funds is a powerful way LifeCare Medical Transport founders help our community.

Continuing Education Seminar for Professional Advisors - Renew Your Estate Planning “Vows”

Live presentation via webcast offers up to 6 continuing ed credits. Just $45 – and includes lunch!