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Member Spotlight: Clark Casteel, Danville Regional Foundation

Danville Regional Foundation Location: Danville, Virginia Website: www.drfonline.org This month’s “Member Spotlight” features Clark Casteel, President & CEO of the Danville Regional Foundation (DRF) and a member of VFN’s Executive Committee and also serves as VFN’s Secretary/Treasurer. Here’s our spotlight opportunity to learn more about Clark and his work in philanthropy:   

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How Philanthropy Can Help Keep Communities Covered

Guest blog post authored by Emily Roller, Health Insurance Program Manager, Virginia Health Care Foundation When the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a Public Health Emergency (PHE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it allowed Virginia’s Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) to continue most Medicaid members’ coverage

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Member Spotlight: Travis Jackson, Wythe-Bland Foundation

Wythe-Bland Foundation Location: Wytheville, Virginia Mission: Providing opportunities for innovation and collaboration to promote a healthier community. Website: www.wbfoundation.com This month’s “Member Spotlight” features Travis Jackson, Executive Director & CEO of the Wythe-Bland Foundation. Travis is also an Advisory Board member for VFN. Here’s a little bit more about Travis and

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Virginia General Assembly Update – What’s Happening

The 2022 Virginia General Assembly ended in mid-March without a budget agreement. VFN held its Post-General Assembly Legislative Update on March 30, 2022, featuring Ashley Kenneth, President and CEO of the Commonwealth Institute and Erik Rison, Vice President of Public Policy and Research at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. These knowledgeable panelists explained what happened during

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Join me for VFN’s Inaugural Conference!

Dear friends, On May 3-4, the Virginia Funders Network will host its inaugural conference in beautiful Williamsburg, Virginia. On behalf of my fellow conference Co-chairs and Planning Committee members, I invite you to join us for this inspiring two-day opportunity to gather with more than 150 of our fellow Virginia funders for

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