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Community Foundation Seeks Nominations For Dawbarn Education Awards

Do you know someone in our community who routinely surpasses the expectations of their job to ensure that students in our public schools have the best possible educational experience?  If so, consider nominating them for a prestigious 2016 Dawbarn Education Award. Ten Dawbarn Education Award winners will be selected, and the individuals honored will each […]

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Community Foundation Awards Over $250,000 in Local Grants

On May 24th, 72 area nonprofits received approximately $250,000 in grants from the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge. The grants represent the culmination of a competitive process through which nonprofit organizations serving Staunton and Waynesboro, and the counties of Augusta, Nelson and Highland submit detailed applications. This year, the Community Foundation received 81 applications, […]

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Youth Philanthropy Council Awards$15,000 to Local Nonprofits Who Serve Area Teens

The Youth Philanthropy Council of the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge announced $15,000 in competitive grants to nonprofit organizations serving our community’s youth.  Council members presented the grants at an awards reception on Wednesday, April 27th at Brightview Baldwin Park in Staunton. The Youth Philanthropy Council (YPC) was established in the fall of 2008 […]

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Community Grants: Did you know?

Through a new initiative, the Community Foundation is offering everyone a glimpse inside its Community Grants Program.  Each year, the Foundation invites nonprofit organizations serving Staunton, Waynesboro, and the counties of Augusta, Nelson, and Highland to submit proposals requesting support for their charitable work.  Seventy nine organizations recently completed their proposals, and the Foundation’s Grants […]

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Community Foundation Scholarship Deadline Approaching

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is currently accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton, Waynesboro and counties of Augusta and Nelson. Additionally, adult students are encouraged to apply for select scholarships. The Community Foundation administers a wide variety of scholarship funds that will provide nearly $60,000 in support during […]

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Introducing the William Henry Sheppard Scholarship

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is now offering students enrolled in the Waynesboro Public Schools financial assistance to participate in cultural immersion travel programs, such as those sponsored by the Passport Club, a program coordinated by Waynesboro High School teachers Katie Ford, Jennifer Rudolph, and Tim Wion. Generous donors, who wish to […]

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Community Foundation Announces Scholarship Opportunities

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is currently accepting scholarship applications from seniors attending high schools in Staunton and Waynesboro, and the counties of Augusta and Nelson.  Additionally, adult students are encouraged to apply for select scholarships. The Community Foundation administers a wide variety of scholarship funds that will provide nearly $60,000 this […]

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Community Foundation Invites Grant Applications

The Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge is now accepting applications for the 2016 grant cycle. Eligible areas of interest include arts, culture, health, heritage, environment, recreation, education, basic human needs and other civic initiatives. “The Foundation’s grants represent a strategic investment in projects and programs that are poised to make a meaningful difference […]

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Awards Program Remains Unique In America

The Community Foundation takes tremendous pride in presenting the Dawbarn Education Awards each year. When Buz Dawbarn established this fund with our organization in 1992, he recognized it as his opportunity to elevate the education of youth in our community by rewarding those individuals who, through their extraordinary efforts to inspire and foster education, set […]

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Community Foundation Celebrates Dawbarn Education Award Winners

At a ceremony on November 4th, the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge presented awards of $10,000 to each of ten individuals during the 22nd Annual Dawbarn Education Awards ceremony.  With nearly 200 guests in attendance at the Best Western PLUS Waynesboro Inn and Suites Conference Center, the Community Foundation celebrated the inspiring contributions […]

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