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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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    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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    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 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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    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

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

Deadline: February 21, 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

Notice of Auction of Real Estate by Sealed Bid - 530 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg, VA

The Community Foundation will offer for sale real estate with improvements located at 530 Pr. Anne

Community Foundation Scholarships Launch Promising Academic Career

He told them to “get involved” and “not to be afraid of being too ambitious.”