Community, Education & Government

Community & Civic Organizations, Early Childhood Education, Educational Services, Government Offices, Higher Education, Houses of Worship, Nonprofits, Private Schools, Public Schools

4-H Therapeutic Adventure Camp of Orange

PO Box 367, Culpeper, VA 22701

(540) 672-1361

The Therapeutic Adventure Camp of Orange, also known as TACO, is located in Orange Virginia.  It is a 4-H sponsored event run by a committee of volunteers. The program serves special needs youth ages 9-19 that are Orange County residents. The campers participate in activities such as horseback riding, arts and crafts, and horse education. TACO offers a week long summer camp.

Aging Together

PO Box 367, Culpeper, VA 22701

(540) 829-6405

Aging together, through partnerships, connects people to communities and resources

to improve quality of life as we age. Our vision is age friendly communities that actively engage,

value, and support older adults. We want all citizens aging together to enjoy a lifelong sense of place and community, to be able to contribute to their community and when needed to have ready access to diverse supports from family, friends, helping organizations and a responsive local government.

American Legion Post 156

341 Newton Street, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-9897

American Legion Post 156 serves all of Orange County and the surrounding area. 

The American Legion is the nation’s largest veterans wartime service organization. 

The services provided include help with VA claims, assistance in finding employment, support for current members of the military, and financial assistance. 

Meets on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm

Avis Beasley Community Outreach Group
(540) 360-1634

The Avis Beasley Community Outreach Group, a 501 (c)(3) organization, was founded in

2017 in remembrance of Avis Beasley. Avis, born and raised in Gordonsville, VA, was a veteran, a former member of the Gordonsville Town Council and a proud single mother of two. We seek to create a welcoming environment for the entire community that houses several outlets of expression for all ages with an emphasis on children to help enhance their future.

Boys & Girls Club of Orange
Taylor Education Administration Complex
200 Dailey Drive, Orange, VA 22960
(540) 672-6858

The Orange Club is located at the Taylor Educational Administration Complex,

in the old Prospect Heights Middle School in Orange, Virginia. This facility opened in 2001,

was renovated in 2015, and currently serves 200 members, with an average daily attendance of 75 members, ages 6-18. 

Center for Natural Capital
130 W Main St #207, Orange, VA 22960
(540) 661-7379

The Center for Natural Capital (NatCap) is a 501 c-3 charitable organization created in 2013 through the merger of Public Policy Virginia, Inc. (2006-2012) and Association of Conservation Real Estate dba Conserv (2006-2012). The Center for Natural Capital crafts programs and projects that create employment to restore nature and build resilient communities.

Dolley Madison Garden Club
​P.O. Box 1017, Orange, VA  22960

The Club was founded in Orange, Virginia, in November 1919, by a group of civic and garden-oriented women who founded the Club to protect the rural  heritage of the area, stimulate horticulture advancement, and undertake community improvement projects.


13408 Black Walnut Lane, Spotsylvania, VA 22551
(703) 407-8652

501c3 non-profit raising scholarship funds for students in financial need in Louisa, Orange,& Spotsylvania VA who are majoring in STEM, accounting or healthcare and attending an accredited Virginia institution.

East Orange Ruritan Club

24124 Constitution Hwy, Unionville, Virginia 22567
(540) 854-0188

The Ruritan Club is a community club that is here to help and support

others in our community. Throughout the year we have fundraiser to be able to donate to

local people and community programs in need.

Friends of Wilderness Battlefield

P.O. Box 576, Locust Grove, VA., 22508

(540) 547-2395
The purpose of the Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) is to assist the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (FRSP) in its efforts to preserve the Wilderness Battlefield in Spotsylvania and Orange Counties. The Friends provide advocacy, educational programs, and service projects for the battlefield.

Germanna Community College - Locust Grove Campus

College Dr, Locust Grove, VA 22508
(540) 891-3000

Germanna Community College is a public institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System primarily serving the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania and Stafford.

Gordonsville Lions Club

P O Box 604, Gordonsville, VA 22960

(434) 977-7771

Meets  at Innwood Restaurant, Rte 15 North, Gordonsville, VA

To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.

Grymes Memorial School

13775 Spicers Mill Rd, Orange, VA 22960
(540) 672-1010

Situated on forty-two beautiful acres overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains in historic Orange, Virginia, Grymes Memorial School is a private, coeducational day-school offering programs in junior kindergarten through eighth grade.

Juniper Learning Academy
32365 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove VA 22508
(540) 854-0000

Our mission is to provide affordable, reliable and secure environment with high quality services to families in the local areas. Our goal is for every student to maximize their potential using evidence and based practices. We are also committed to providing a quality learning to all our students as well as providing support to their parents or guardians.

Kiwanis Club of Orange County

166 North Almond Street Orange, VA 22960

(540) 848-0724

The Kiwanis Club of Orange County is dedicated to serving the local community through various service and fundraising projects. Our club has been in service to our community for the past year . We are part of Kiwanis International which has been serving children and communities around the world for over 100 years. We meet every 3rd Tuesday at The Silk Mill Grill in Orange, Va.  

Lake of the Woods Association, Inc

102 Lakeview Pkwy, Locust Grove, VA 22508
(540) 972-2237

The Mission of the Lake of the Woods Association is to enhance the quality of life in the community through effective cost management of the common areas and amenities and to preserve and enhance property values. The Association accomplishes its mission through the development and management of recreational amenities, security services, and the maintenance of Association-owned property.

Lake of the Woods Lions Club, Inc.

P.O. Box 605, Locust Grove, VA 22508
LOW Lions meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

The Club’s business meeting is held on the 1st Thursday at the LOW Community Center.

A dinner meeting for the full membership is held on the 3rd Thursday at the LOW Clubhouse.

Memorial Foundation of Germanna Colonies

2062 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove, VA 22508-0279
(540) 423-1700

The Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit

organization founded in 1956. The Germanna Foundation tells America’s story of liberty

through the frontier experience of her settlers and descendants using archaeological, historical,

and genealogical research and interpretation.

Montpelier Foundation

11350 Constitution Hwy, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

(540) 672-2728

Since 2000, the Montpelier Foundation has worked to transform James Madison's Montpelier from a privately owned estate into a destination for more than 125,000 visitors each year. Learn more about the Foundation and support Montpelier's future.

OCHS (Orange County High School) Alumni and Friends Foundation Inc.
PO Box 1314, Orange VA 22960

OCHS Alumni and Friends Foundation, Inc (with IRS 501c.3. status ), was founded to support graduates of Orange County High School (located in Orange, Virginia) entering the technical and vocational fields of studies with scholarship assistance.
​The mission of OCHS Alumni and Friends Foundation, Inc is to provide scholarships to graduates of Orange County High School (located in Orange, Virginia) to further their education, especially in the technical and vocational fields.

Sanford Reaves Jr.

Sanford Reaves Jr. is seeking re-election as a director of Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

Reaves has served as a director for the last three years. He is currently chairman of the HR committee and newly appointed to the VMDA board, SERVING Virginia/Maryland and Delaware region.


Sanford is a life-long native of Culpeper. He graduated in 1974 from the Culpeper County High School. He is a 1976 graduate of Smithdeal- Massey Business College of Richmond and 2005 graduate of the Virginia Union University School of Theology (Master of Divinity). He is a son of the Antioch Baptist Church of Culpeper and a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Locust Grove. He is also a 40-year strong supporter and proud member of the Rappahannock Electric Cooperative.

He lives in the Salem District of Culpeper (REC Region IV) with his wife of 44 years, Lorraine and has three children and five grandchildren. Since 1995 he has been the owner and president of Sanford and Sons Construction and Janitorial Services. He is also a local realtor and has served on the Culpeper County Planning Commission for 28 years and currently holds the position of Chairman.


Sanford received his Certificate of achievement award in April 2019 for successfully completing the National Credentialed Cooperative Director Program.

REC members will be receiving REC Proxy votes beginning July 6, and the deadline to return the ballots is Aug. 19. Voters will be eligible to receive prizes on the day of the annual meeting and do not have to be present to win.

Shady Grove Academy
21024 Piney Woods Road, Orange VA 22960
(540) 356-3708

Shady Grove Academy is a child-centered, faith-based elementary school in Orange, VA, serving preschool children, ages 3-4 to grade 4. Our purpose is to provide our students with a strong academic, emotional, social, physical, and professional environment for success according to Christian principles and values.

Virginia House of Delegates 2021  -Delegate Nicholas J. (Nick) Freitas

Member Since: 2016

R - Counties of Culpeper (part), Madison, and Orange, 30th District

District Office

P.O. Box 693, Culpeper, VA 22701

540) 222-7706

Orange County Children's Toy Box

(540) 661-2263 & (540) 272-7474

An IRS 501.c.3 Charity Giving 100% To Make Christmas Special For The Children Of Needy

Families In Orange County Virginia.  All of the families are initially identified and interviewed by the staff at the Orange County Social Services Office.  

Orange County, Virginia Economic Development

122 East Main Street, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-1238

The Orange County Office of Economic Development administers an economic development program designed to attract, retain, generate and facilitate expansion of high quality business and industry that results in a stable, diverse, local economy and an improved standard of living for the citizens of Orange County.

Orange County Fair Association

4500 Old Gordonsville Rd,  Orange, Virginia 22960

(540) 672-8108

Old fashioned country/agricultural fair. No midway.

Lots of music, animal shows, food, crafts, and exhibits Demolition Derby Antique tractor pull

Orange County Humane Society

11362 Porter Rd, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-0069

The mission and vision of the Orange County Humane Society (OCHS) shall be the

prevention of cruelty to animals, the relief of animal suffering and the extension of humane

education. The OCHS will provide selective financial and volunteer support to the Orange County Animal Shelter. and other shelters, rescue groups and organizations whose purpose is to foster the humane care and treatment of animals, the return of lost animals to their owners, and the search for suitable homes for animals without owners.

Orange County Rotary Club

P.O. Box 187, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 371-3070

We are a vibrant club in a small rural county of the Virginia foothills. Orange Rotary Club serves as

a force multiplier for people eager to enhance the community. Our service projects reflect the interests and passions of our members, with a focus on youth and, by extension, their families.  

Orange County School Board

200 Dailey Dr, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 661-4550

The mission of the Orange County Public School System is to provide the highest quality education

for all students in a safe and caring environment. Our graduates will master 21st Century skills necessary to work and live productively, with an emphasis on reading, writing, mathematics and reasoning. Our graduates will be health-conscious, life-long learners who demonstrate good character and productive citizenship.

Orange County Tourism

122 East Main Street, Historic Train Depot, Orange, Virginia

(540) 672-1653

Visitor Center Hours:

Monday, Wednesday-Saturday  10 am - 4 pm

Tuesday and Sunday 11 am - 3 pm    Closed for some holidays.

Free travel information for the State of Virginia destinations, local Orange County Destinations and community events

Orange Volunteer Fire Company

205 Caroline St, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-1414

We, the Orange Volunteer Fire Company, are a 100% volunteer all hazards organization. 

We are based in the Town of Orange where we respond to emergencies in the town, in Orange County, and also answer mutual aid requests to the surrounding counties of Madison, Louisa, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper.  Our membership skill sets include disciplines in basic firemanship, technical rescue, hazardous materials, and emergency medical services.  

Piedmont Environmental Council

(540) 347-2334

Protecting and promoting the natural resources, rural economy, history, and beauty of the Virginia Piedmont since 1972. Headquartered in Warrenton, VA, PEC has staff that work throughout a nine county region that includes Albemarle & Charlottesville, Clarke, Culpeper, Fauquier, Greene, Loudoun, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock. PEC is a leader -- empowering citizens to protect what makes the Piedmont a wonderful place and encouraging them to pursue a positive vision for the region’s future.

Republican Party of Orange County, Virginia

(540) 223-0617

To promote conservative ideals in the County of Orange and throughout Virginia, to promote republican candidates in Orange County, Virginia, and the United Sates, and to get the message and values of the Republican party to all those that can be reached.

Services to Abused Families, Inc. (SAFE) 

(800) 825-8876

Services to Abused Families, Inc. (SAFE) is a private, non-profit 501c (3) organization established in 1980 to serve survivors of domestic violence. Over the years, SAFE has expanded its services to meet the needs of the community. In 2007, SAFE became a "dual" program, providing intervention and educational services for sexual assault victims and their children along with our existing mission to reach survivors of domestic violence.
Throughout the years all SAFE services and support have remained free and confidential. We proudly serve the counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock.

Shady Grove Academy

21024 Piney Woods Road, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 356-3708

Welcome to Shady Grove Academy. Within the walls of our Christian elementary school, students receive a holistic education, practice Christian values, and gain the skills they need to make a positive difference in our country. Our vision is to promote high academic standards, celebrate our beliefs, and become a beacon of light within our community. Contact us for information about enrolling your child.

Skyline CAP, Inc.

532 S Main St, Madison, VA 22727

(540) 948-3916

Skyline CAP, Inc. is a non-profit community action agency (CAA) designated by the Governor of Virginia and approved by the localities it serves to provide resources that combat poverty. Incorporated in 1990, the agency offers education and housing programs designed to empower families and individuals to become self-sufficient. A designated CAA for Greene, Madison and Orange counties, Skyline CAP extends many of its programs to the counties of Fauquier, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah and Warren.

Somerset Steam & Gas Engine Association

Fairfield View Dairy Farm (Route 231), 

14349 Blue Ridge Turnpike, Somerset, Virginia 22972

(540) 672-3429

We are looking to bring together people of all ages to learn about the beauty behind the antique steam and gas engines. To foster education and to promote interest and exchange information and provide the mutual assistance regarding such equipment. 

The Art Center In Orange

129 E Main St, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-7311

Since 1997, the mission of The Arts Center In Orange is to increase the quality of life in our community by promoting an appreciation for fine contemporary arts in diverse styles and ideologies. Come and explore the arts at the Arts Center In Orange.

Our programs include the Morin Gallery, offering eight free public gallery exhibits of work by emerging and established artists annually; a Virginia Artisans gift shop; Art Bus trips to Richmond and DC galleries; classes in art and music for children and adults in a variety of media; the Orange studio an ACO program offering space and support for mentally challenged adult artists. 

Town of Gordonsville, VA

112 S. Main Street, Gordonsville, Virginia 22942

(540) 832-2233

Welcome to Gordonsville, a charming southern town of quaint shops and galleries, a noted Civil War museum and critically acclaimed restaurants in the heart of historic Piedmont Virginia. Nestled between the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence (Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello) and the Constitution (James Madison’s Montpelier), Gordonsville is a lovely place to visit and a wonderful place to call home. 

Town of Orange, VA

119 Belleview Avenue Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-5005

The Town of Orange, Virginia, situated amidst rolling landscapes and spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, serves as the seat for Orange County and its business center and is a great place to visit, live and work.

Trinity United Methodist Church

143 W Main St, Orange, VA 22960

(540) 672-3544

Trinity United Methodist Church is a part of the world UMC denomination whose slogan is "Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors." The United Methodist Church has many doors through which people share in serving God and others. We are striving to be a place where all can find God's purpose for our lives, worship God with enthusiasm and heart-felt devotion, develop their faith, and serve others in our community and across the world. You are always welcome here.

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PO Box 146, 111 Spicers Mill Road, Suite B, Orange, VA  22960
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