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At the Community Foundation of the New River Valley, our mission is to invest in our community, now and for future generations, by encouraging charitable giving, supporting innovative programs, and nurturing collaboration.

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The Fund for the NRV provides support for both immediate and long-term initiatives that CONNECT individuals and organizations working toward common goals, INSPIRE innovative solutions that address the root causes of our community’s most pressing needs, and EMPOWER nonprofit organizations to become leaders in overcoming community challenges of all kinds. The Fund for the NRV supports CFNRV grant programs and administrative services for these four initiatives:


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First Steps Launches Program to Strengthen the Childcare Workforce with $1.15 million in ARPA Funds

A $1.15 million project to stabilize and grow the childcare workforce led by First Steps, an initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), is among the eleven community projects funded by the Town of Blacksburg with its allocation of funds from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Established in 2016, First Steps is a network of more than sixty New River Valley (NRV) organizations working to [...]

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