Creating meaningful impact goes beyond our offices and into the communities we serve. Working with community partners, we foster the framework that will generate positive growth and enhance the quality of life for generations to come.

Advocacy, Advisory, Philanthropy

We Create

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 Mentor

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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 Joel Griffin serves on its Board of Directors.

  • 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.

  • 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. Partner Joel Griffin serves as Chairman.

  • 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.

  • 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. Partner Joel Griffin serves on its Board of Directors.

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