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Community Foundation Opens Nominations and Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Dawbarn Education Awards

Since 1993, the Community Foundation has bestowed its Dawbarn Education Awards to individuals and

Community Foundation Announces Lewis Coiner Leadership Award Recipient

On June 5th, the Community Foundation presented Caroline B. Smith of Highland County with

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The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge, founded in 1992, serves the independent cities of Staunton and Waynesboro, and the counties of Augusta, Nelson, and Highland in Virginia. As one of the area's largest philanthropic institutions, we are committed to careful stewardship of and thoughtful investment in our region's future.


August 15, 2018

Nonprofit Mixer

August – October

Nonprofit Workshop Series

September 7, 2018

Dawbarn Education Award Nomination Deadline

November 28, 2018

Dawbarn Education Awards Ceremony


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