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Capacity Development Grants

Capacity Development
Grants

Grant Description

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Investments to help local organizations and nonprofit employees grow stronger, develop partnerships and find new ways to solve recurring issues.

GRANT RECIPIENTS

Pittsylvania County Public Library

Year: 2017

Amount: $97,000

Information: Assist Pittsylvania County Library in moving the Mt. Hermon branch library to a new and larger location.

Website: https://pcplib.org/

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Danville Area

Year: 2017

Amount: $21,340

Information: To address identified organizational needs as assessed by TCC's Group Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT).

Website: http://biglittledanville.org/bbbs/

Dan River Nonprofit Network

Year: 2017

Amount: $22,550

Information: To increase its organizational internal capacity of leadership to implement the strategic plan and achieve strategic programmatic goals by assessing and strengthening staff and board roles.

Website: https://danrivernonprofits.org/

Danville Church-Based Tutorial Capacity Development

Year: 2017

Amount: $25,000

Information: To develop Board, volunteer and educational strategies to support the organization's impact for educational outcomes for children in the Dan River Region.

Website: http://www.dcbtp.com/

God's Storehouse Capacity Development

Year: 2017

Amount: $24,225

Information: To develop a structure and capacity to leverage board and internal infrastructure as key inputs to organizational growth as effectiveness.

Website: http://godsstorehouse.org/

DRBA Capacity Development

Year: 2017

Amount: $23,430

Information: To develop and support a fundraising and marketing strategy to sustain and grow the organization's impact.

Website: http://www.danriver.org/

River District Association

Year: 2017

Amount: $19,580

Information: To implement board leadership and strategic planning to sustain and grow the program model.

Website: http://danvilleriverdistrict.com/

Caswell County Partnership for Children

Year: 2017

Amount: $24,767

Information: To articulate mission and vision to the external audiences and support the Board's ability to raise unrestricted funds for sustainability and implement better technology systems.

Website: http://www.caswellchildren.org/

Danville Science Center Capacity Building

Year: 2017

Amount: 58,190

Information: To increase its organizational internal capacity to operationalize the strategic plan and achieve programmatic goals by building staff capacity to communicate mission and vision to funders and other external audiences for sustainability.

Website: http://dsc.smv.org/

Boys & Girls Club of the Danville Area

Year: 2017

Amount: $24,145

Information: To invest in building capacity for staff and organizational sustainability to enhance marketing and storytelling to demonstrate impact.

Website: http://www.bgcdanville.org/

Caswell Family Medical Center

Year: 2017

Amount: $22,000

Information: To increase organizational leadership and grow business model and build human resources and infrastructure for sustainability.

Website: http://caswellmedical.org/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2017

Amount: $23,650

Information: To increase organizational capacity to implement the strategic plan and sustain a model to articulate value to external stakeholders and create an internal operating structure that promotes strategic programmatic goals.

Website: http://www.liveuniteddpc.org/

Gunn Memorial Public Library Expansion

Year: 2017

Amount: $455,000

Information: Matching grant for significant expansion to double the size of the Caswell County Library.

Website: http://www.caswellcountync.gov/pView.aspx?id=9385&catid=600

Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors

Year: 2018

Amount: $24,990

Information: To hire a consultant to provide executive coaching, leadership training and facilitate a board retreat for the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors during 2018.

Website: https://pittsylvaniacountyva.gov/218/Board-of-Supervisors

River District Association 2018

Year: 2018

Amount: $450,000

Information: Three year grant for RDA's next phase of growing the organization and revitalizing downtown Danville by focusing on implementing the recently completed strategic plan, which includes new programs and services to support community and economic development.

Website: http://www.danvilleriverdistrict.com/

Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex

Year: 2018

Amount: $659,177

Information: To expand the current facilities at the Olde Dominion Agricultural Complex. The Phase II Livestock Expansion is for the purpose of hosting larger-scale livestock events, and also increasing the participation in the Virginia Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Feeder cattle program for Franklin, Henry, Pittsylvania, and Campbell Counties. Includes additional Executive Director grant.

Website: http://oldedominionagriculturecomplex.com/

Averett University

Year: 2019

Amount: $75,000

Information: For a three-year grant to partner with the Education Advisory Board (EAB) to provide through their Small School Global Partnership best practice research, implementation guidance, and national peer forums for the entire university on how to best further Averett’s educational mission.

Website: https://www.averett.edu/

Danville Science Center Foundation

Year: 2016

Amount: $25,000

Information: For the development of an economic impact study and organizational capacity building process to augment the 5-year strategic plan and facilities masterplan.

Website: http://dsc.smv.org/

Dan River Nonprofit Network

Year: 2017

Amount: $498,025

Information: To provide support in capacity building to expand the impact of the network's first five years.

Website: https://danrivernonprofits.org/

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2017

Amount: $750,000

Information: Funds for re-granting in 2017, 2018 and 2019 to benefit the residents of Caswell County, Pittsylvania County and city of Danville through support of small and regional nonprofits.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/

Averett University

Year: 2015

Amount: $7,040.99

Information: Regional k-12 administrators, teachers and after-school providers attendance to National Service Learning Conference.

Website: http://www.averett.edu/

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

Year: 2015

Amount: $216,000.00

Information: To provide funding to manage the Dan River Year AmeriCorps program ($186,000) and to lead the process to develop a plan for systematic exposure to career and employment opportunities ($30,000).

Website: http://ialr.org/

Middle Border Forward

Year: 2015

Amount: $2,046,362.00

Information: To establish Middle Border Forward.

Website: http://www.middleborderforward.org/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2015

Amount: $79,700.00

Information: 18-month implementation grant for the Dan River Nonprofit Network with a final report to DRF.

Website: http://www.liveuniteddpc.org/

West Piedmont Better Housing Coalition

Year: 2015

Amount: $6,000.00

Information: To strengthen WPBHC's ability to implement permanent solutions for those in need of permanent, safe and stable housing.

Arc of Southside, The

Year: 2014

Amount: $100,000.00

Information: To assist with Supported Employment with an Artisan Retail Center.

Website: http://www.thearcofsouthside.org/

Averett University

Year: 2014

Amount: $1,929,750.00

Information: Funds to create the Center for Community Engagement and Career Competitiveness to serve as a resource for human capital, expertise, partnership and pooled student engagement.

Website: http://www.averett.edu/

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2014

Amount: $60,000.00

Information: Span the Dan Feasibility Study.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2014

Amount: $750,000.00

Information: Funds for re-granting in 2014, 2015 and 2016 to benefit the residents of Caswell County, Pittsylvania County and city of Danville through support of small and regional nonprofits.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/

Dan River Basin Association

Year: 2014

Amount: 190,500.00

Information: To establish an office and expand program services in Danville, Pittsylvania and Caswell Counties. The requested funds will increase organizational and community capacity as it relates the DRBA's mission.

Website: http://www.danriver.org/

Danville Area Association for the Arts and Humanities

Year: 2014

Amount: $300,000.00

Information: Five year grant for the River District Festival. The first payment went to Danville Area Arts and Humanities since RDF, Inc. had a pending IRS designation. Next four year payments will go to River District Festival, Inc.

Website: http://www.riverdistrictfestival.org/

Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

Year: 2014

Amount: $24,999.00

Information: Two projects for the anniversary of the 150th year of the end of the Civil War.

Website: http://www.danvillemuseum.org/

Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History

Year: 2014

Amount: $12,000.00

Information: To hire two consultants to review and evaluate capacity and financial programming. Develop financial and educational sustainability recommendations.

Website: http://www.danvillemuseum.org/

Piedmont Access to Healthcare Services

Year: 2014

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: Website and patient portal capacity grant.

Website: http://www.pathsinc.org/

Downtown Danville Association

Year: 2014

Amount: $300,000.00

Information: A planning grant to implement an ambitious, achievable strategic plan.

Website: http://gosouthside.com/dda/

Boys & Girls Club of the Danville Area

Year: 2013

Amount: $200,000.00

Information: Operating funds for 2014 and 2015.

Website: http://www.bgcdanville.org/

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2013

Amount: $7,263.00

Information: Capacity grant to build framework of support for Disaster Relief Fund.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/

Boys & Girls Club of the Danville Area

Year: 2012

Amount: $100,000.00

Information: Funding for a one year conditional grant to cover a projected $100,000 budget shortfall for 2012 due to significant increase in membership over the last 3 years, and restricted funding revenue streams.

Website: http://www.bgcdanville.org/

Dan River Basin Association

Year: 2012

Amount: $66,200.00

Information: Conduct a market analysis and business plan to determine the feasibility of developing an Adventure Center to be located in the River District of Danville.

Website: http://www.danriver.org/

Danville Historical Society

Year: 2012

Amount: $21,887.00

Information: To create an easily assessable, high profile resource for distributing information about cultural and recreational opportunities in our region at the Learn, Explore, Enjoy area on Danville's historic Main Street.

Website: http://www.danvillehistory.org/

MDC, Inc.

Year: 2012

Amount: $20,000.00

Information: Exploring How to Bring Outreach Using the Benefit Bank to Virginia.

Website: http://www.mdcinc.org/

B*E*S*T Coalition

Year: 2011

Amount: $375,000.00

Information: Pathways to Financial Freedom.

Website: http://www.piedmontbest.org/

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2011

Amount: $750,000.00

Information: Funds for re-granting to benefit the residents of Caswell County, Pittsylvania County and city of Danville through support of small and regional nonprofits.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/

Danville Area Association for the Arts and Humanities

Year: 2011

Amount: $25, 000.00

Information: To plan and implement a River District Festival to be held October 8, 2011.

Website: http://www.riverdistrictfestival.org/

Danville Area Association for the Arts and Humanities

Year: 2011

Amount: $125,000.00

Information: To underwrite the River District Festival from August 2011 to October 2013. In 2013, it is anticipated that the RDF will function as its own 5013(c).

Website: http://www.riverdistrictfestival.org/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2011

Amount: $10,000.00

Information: To help promote Duke World MBA Rugby Tournament.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

United Way of Caswell County

Year: 2011

Amount: $42,272.00

Information: Foundation for Success focuses on the planning phase of a project designed to strengthen the network of health and human service programs in Caswell County by streamlining client access to available support services and increasing capacity of local agencies and programs.

Website: https://www.unitedway.org/local/united-states/north-carolina/united-way-of-caswell-county

B*E*S*T Coalition

Year: 2010

Amount: $147,785.00

Information: Six month bridge gap for operations to continue through 2011 tax season, June 2011.

Website: http://www.piedmontbest.org/

Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2010

Amount: $4,569.29

Information: Volunteer t-shirts, giveaways and other promotional items for Duke World MBA Rugby Tournament.

Website: http://www.dpchamber.org/

Danville-Pittsylvania County Habitat for Humanity

Year: 2010

Amount: $13,500.00

Information: Restore expansion feasibility study.

Website: http://www.danvillehabitat.org/

Danville Church-Based Tutorial Program, Inc.

Year: 2009

Amount: $49,234.00

Information: Strategic planning funds.

Website: http://www.dcbtp.com/

Institute for Advanced Learning and Research

Year: 2009

Amount: $88,709.00

Information: To establish the NoBell Coalition.

Website: http://www.ialr.org/

United Way of Danville-Pittsylvania County

Year: 2009

Amount: $180,000.00

Information: Capital challenge grant for the purchase of a new facility in the amount up to $180,000 contingent upon United Way meeting a $270,000 match.

Website: http://www.liveuniteddpc.org/

B*E*S*T Coalition

Year: 2008

Amount: $628,274.00

Information: To establish free tax preparation sites for low income workers to take advantage of the EITC refund.

Website: http://www.piedmontbest.org/

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2008

Amount: $1,500,000.00

Information: The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region will award grants from the Danville Regional Foundation Fund for charitable relief. At least 50% of the funds are to be used for Health and Wellness.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/

Danville Community College Educational Foundation, Inc.

Year: 2008

Amount: $1,850,355.00

Information: Pathways for Success: A Cross-border Collaboration initiative of Danville Community College and Piedmont Community College that addresses the financial funding gaps that can adversely affect local Trade Act students.

Website: https://www.dcc.vccs.edu/

Free Clinic of Danville

Year: 2008

Amount: $1,400,000.00

Information: Provide $200,000 to $250,000 annually until the capital fund campaign reaches sufficient size for it to meet its obligations.

Website: http://danvillefreeclinic.com/

God's Pit Crew

Year: 2008

Amount: $50,000.00

Information: Hire a highly qualified consultant to prepare a strategic business plan to identify the operating cost of the facility and identify ongoing revenue sources to support operation of the organization and the development of new space.

Website: http://www.godspitcrew.org/

North Theatre, The

Year: 2008

Amount: $75,900.00

Information: For a strategic business plan and 6 months of general operating support. DRF will also provide the North Theatre Inc. up to $50,000 to be used to hire high quality consultant to assist in completing a professional strategic business plan.

Website: http://thenorththeatre.com/

Chatham Cares Inc.

Year: 2006

Amount: $3,000,000.00

Information: Community Center in Chatham,VA - Capital Project.

Community Foundation of the Dan River Region

Year: 2006

Amount: $1,100,000.00

Information: To make smaller awards to benefit organizations in the City of Danville, Pittsylvania County, and Caswell County. Provided $500,000 for healthcare and human services with the remaining $500,000 designated for emergency relief, education, youth and families, and cultural development.

Website: http://www.cfdrr.org/