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DRF Receives $13M Gift from MacKenzie Scott

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. 


Nominations Open for 2023 Ashby Award

August 1, 2022

Nominations of area nonprofits are now being accepted at DRF for the next B. R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.


It's Time To Make More Happen Together

June 30, 2022

DRF has revamped their Make More Happen program to make it easier for groups and organizations to get things done in the Dan River Region. Make More Happen Together builds on the success of earlier programs by simplifying the grant application process for quicker approvals and shortening the project period to 90 days. 


Caswell Parish Named Recipient of the 2022 Ashby Award

January 27, 2022

Caswell Parish Named Recipient of the 2022 Ashby Award

DRF is pleased to announce Caswell County Parish, Inc. has been selected to receive the 2022 B.R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.


Expansion of Community Health Worker Project

October 26, 2021

The Regional Engagement to Advance Community Health (REACH) Partnership, begun as the former Community Health Worker (CHW) Project, will expand resources and services to more wholly address health disparities in the Dan River Region, thanks to a $6.3 million grant award from the Danville Regional Foundation.