Donor Mary North with former board members Margot Sebba and Beth Obenshain
The mission of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley is to enrich our community by providing professional management services to donors for their charitable causes, awarding visionary grants and scholarships, and nurturing collaborations in our community.
Since the early work of the founders of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley the focus has been on building a better community, for now and for the future. Our values of transparency, sound financial stewardship, and leadership in service to community are a critical part of our interaction with organizations, donors and our broader region. We are a publicly supported, nonprofit organization classified as a 501c3 by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). All gifts to the Community Foundation are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
The CFNRV is confirmed in compliance with the Council on Foundation's National Standards for Community Foundations, a prestigious designation demonstrating excellence in philanthropic practice.
By the Numbers...
Total Assets: $ 7.8 million
Number of Funds: 140
Grants & Scholarships Awarded in 2012: $ 215,548
Total Grants &Scholarships Awarded Since 1997: $ 2.6 million
2012 Longterm Investment Pool Return: 12%
Volunteer Leaders: 50
Workshop & Program Participants Served in 2012: Over 1,000
Former board members John Cosby, Peg Driscoll and Ben Crawford