DRF is currently searching for a fellow to be the Project Coordinator for Opportunity Neighborhoods. This person will work as a community developer and he/she is responsible for coordinating and facilitating the planning, implementation, and evaluation of all activities associated with the Opportunity Neighborhood (ON) quality of life plans. Position is open until filled.
August 3, 2020
Nominations of area nonprofits are now being accepted at DRF for the next B. R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.
This award, in the amount of $50,000, is a general operating grant named in appreciation of the exemplary service and selfless leadership of B. R. Ashby, M. D., a founding Board Member and first Chairman of the DRF.
The award honors outstanding community service in the region by a nonprofit organization based on success in helping needy families and individuals overcome significant challenges.
June 16, 2020
Danville and Pittsylvania County, along with the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce, Danville Regional Foundation and the Virginia Department of Health, released a video highlighting the region as Virginia enters into Phase 2 of reopening following COVID-19 restrictions as a part of their “Standing Together, Six Feet Apart” campaign.
January 30, 2020
DRF announced that Just Kids Child Development Center, Inc. has been selected to receive the 2020 B.R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.
November 6, 2019
DRF invites community members to a free breakfast event on Thursday, December 5 at 7:30 a.m. at the Institute for Advanced Learning & Research to hear Fourth Economy Consulting present their findings on the potential impacts of a proposed gambling casino and entertainment complex on Danville and the surrounding communities.
October 16, 2019
The mural covers an entire side of the two-story building and so far includes yellow, red, black and blue colors on a mostly white background, with the outlines of children stretching above one of the center’s parking lots. When it’s finished, the mural will depict children floating away via opened umbrellas toward a better future.