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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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Community Foundation celebrates 20 years of awarding scholarships

Dasol Lee (left) and Jacqueline Wang, two of CFNRV's 2021 scholarship recipients. Christiansburg, Virginia; May 10, 2022: This year, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is celebrating 20 years of awarding scholarships to New River Valley high school and college students. In total, since 2002, the foundation has awarded more than $973,000 to college-bound students. This spring, the foundation awarded $126,706 to 85 students, which are both [...]

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