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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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    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!


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

The Mental Health America of Fredericksburg Suicide Prevention Education Fund

Deadline: N/A

Grants for Teachers in Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg!

Deadline: August 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 Annual Estate Planning Checkup - Continuing Ed Seminar for Professional Advisors

Continuing Education for local attorneys, accountants, planners, etc. Just $40.

The Community Foundation Pivots from The Community Give to 20th Anniversary Celebration

Its time to celebrate generous local donors and the hard-working nonprofits they support!