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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.


2022 Ashby Award Nominations Now Open

August 2, 2021

Nominations of area nonprofits are now being accepted at Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) for the next B. R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service through Friday, September 10.


Grace & Main Named 2021 Ashby Award Recipient

January 28, 2021

Grace & Main Named 2021 Ashby Award Recipient

Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) is pleased to announce Grace & Main Fellowship/Third Chance Ministries has been selected to receive the 2021 B.R. Ashby, M.D. Award for Outstanding Community Service.


Danville Named 2020 All-America City

August 20, 2020

Danville is a 2020 All-America City Award winner, marking the the second time that the city has earned the honor from the nonprofit National Civic League.


2021 Ashby Award Nominations Now Open

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.