Advocacy, Advisory, Philanthropy
Creating meaningful impact goes beyond our offices and into the communities we serve. By working with community partners, we foster the framework that will generate positive growth and enhance the quality of life for generations to come.
We help found nonprofits to aid personal and professional development. We kickstart change by fostering environments that raise awareness, provide education and empower individuals in the community.
We promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs, workforce development and job training so individuals, minorities and veterans can further themselves into a rewarding career.
We Give Back
Our team leads initiatives that benefit local small businesses, education, healthcare and local government programs.
Programs & Partners We Support
Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation
Co-founded by Partner Joel Griffin and Jennifer Griffin in honor of their oldest daughter, Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and education of CPR and the use of AEDs. Since its establishment, Gwyneth’s Gift has trained 7,658 people on CPR and placed 55 AED devices in Virginia resulting in seven lives saved.
Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce
As a leading convener for the business community, the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce creates a healthy business environment in the region through relationship building and creating competitive advantages. Riphean Investments supports the Chamber as a member and Joel Griffin serves on its Board of Directors.
Cyber Bytes Foundation
Co-founded by Partner Brian DeMuth, Cyber Bytes Foundation (CBF) is a non-profit dedicated to developing a unique cyber ecosystem of educational and outreach programs for individuals and small business that enhance the cyber workforce. The American Cyber League (ACL), a CBF consortium of likeminded companies and individuals was created to bring community resources together to assist in the outreach mission and to participate in advanced research addressing the most challenging customer problem-sets.
RIoT – Internet of Things
The Internet of Things is here. RIoT is a 501(c)(3) that helps companies capture emerging markets and accelerate startups. RIoT leads the community in capturing IoT opportunities locally, nationally, and globally. It represents a network of technologists, engineers, business leaders, academics, policy makers, and entrepreneurs, all of whom have a stake in the Internet of Things industry