January 30, 2024
DRF is pleased to announce Project Literacy has been selected to receive the 2024 B.R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.
This award, in the amount of a $60,000 general operating grant, honors outstanding community service in the region by a nonprofit organization based on success in helping families and individuals overcome significant challenges.
June 28, 2023
The Partnership for Regional Prosperity, an organization focused on anticipating issues related to dramatic growth coming to Danville and Pittsylvania County, presented the results of community workshops that identified trends most certain to have a high impact on the region. An event on June 21 at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research attracted elected officials, community leaders, and citizens to learn about how ready the region is for the future.
April 4, 2023
DRF is pleased to welcome to the Dan River Region Richard C. Harwood, renowned speaker, author and President and Founder of The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, for a keynote event at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research on Thursday, May 11, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
January 27, 2023
DRF is pleased to announce Caswell County Outreach Ministry, Inc. (COM) has been selected to receive the 2023 B.R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.
October 17, 2022
DRF is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $13 million gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott to support their mission of being a catalyst for long-term transformation through the development, promotion and support of impactful activities and programs that address the health, education and well-being of all the Dan River Region’s residents.