Advocacy. Advisory. Philanthropy. It’s always been about service for us.

Advocacy. Advisory. Philanthropy. It’s always been about service for us.

Creating meaningful impact extends into the communities we serve. Through our community partners, we enhance quality of life while building the framework to sustain positive growth for ours and future generations.

We create. Co-founding nonprofits that aid personal and professional ecosystems. Raising awareness, providing education and empowering others.

We lead. Launching initiatives that give back to our communities. Benefitting business, education, health care and local government.

We advocate. Promoting workforce development and training for individuals, minorities and military. Furthering Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

We partner. Bringing together government, business and nonprofits. Fostering collaboration for local and national impact.

Gwyneth's Gift Foundation

Gwyneth’s Gift Foundation

Co-founded by Riphean Investments Partner Joel Griffin and his wife Jennifer 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.

Cyber Bytes Foundation

Cyber Bytes Foundation

Co-founded by Riphean Investments 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.

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Stafford County Economic Development Authority

Facilitating business expansion and growth in Stafford, the Economic Development Authority provides training seminars, networking opportunities, grants and finance programs to foster new business investment. Riphean Investments Partner Joel Griffin serves as Chairman.

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Fredericksburg Regional Alliance

Through recruitment, collaboration and advocacy, the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance (FRA) creates an environment to foster regional job growth. Riphean Investments supports the FRA as a sponsor and on its Board of Directors.

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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 on its Board of Directors.

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Stafford Hospital Foundation

Through philanthropic and grant support, Stafford Hospital Foundation provides funds that enable Stafford Hospital and its affiliates to acquire the very latest in technical advances and provide educational scholarships to Associates of the Hospital. Riphean Investments supports the Foundation on its Board of Directors.

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Cyber Bytes Foundation Announces Quantico Cyber Hub


As Quantico Cyber Hub gets ready to launch, world-renowned security expert Harri Hursti shared the need to have a location that brings together government and corporate entities with the focus of improving the cyber ecosystem and solving problems affecting national security.

Gwyneth’s Gift Has Lasting Impact for Generations to Come


Gwyneth's Gift Foundation, a nonprofit co-founded by Riphean Partner Joel Griffin, opened a new office in Fredericksburg, holding a ribbon cutting ceremony with The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce. Fredericksburg Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw spoke at the ceremony, sharing that the positive changes Gwyneth's Gift has made in the community will have lasting impact for generations to come.

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