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Guidance Counselors Fund Started in Honor of Shirley R Van Dresser by her Six Daughters

Shirley Van Dresser was one of those special people who made an impact on everyone that she met. As a child, her father’s job required the family to move a lot. At times she would be in two different school [...]

2021-04-12T11:21:04-04:00April 12th, 2021|

7th Annual Livability in Action Goes Virtual

The NRV Livability Initiative was a three-year regional planning process led by the NRV  Regional Commission and funded with a $1 million grant from the Federal Partnership of Sustainable Communities. The CFNRV was among many partner organizations that   assisted with [...]

2021-04-01T10:09:01-04:00April 1st, 2021|

Community Foundation Awards Over $117,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce a record number of scholarships in 2021. $117,738 in scholarships will be awarded to 78 students from across the New River Valley. The CFNRV will host a [...]

2021-04-16T13:51:44-04:00March 31st, 2021|

Christiansburg Institute: A friend to the CFNRV, and mover and shaker in the New River Valley

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV)’s Board of Directors established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force in 2020 to examine all aspects of the CFNRV’s work through our commitment to DEI. The Task Force and Board [...]

2021-03-23T13:40:57-04:00March 23rd, 2021|

First Steps Network Hosts First Parent-Facing Meet Yourself Session

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s collaborative network, First Steps, hosted a Meet Yourself session focused on supporting kids during the COVID-19 pandemic, on February 24th. First Steps is a network of agencies and individuals working to support [...]

2021-03-11T18:54:48-05:00March 8th, 2021|

Radford University Partners With Community Foundation to Support Local Nonprofits During MLK Day of Service

Radford University’s 8th Annual MLK Day of Service will look a little different amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but students, faculty, and staff will continue their tradition of supporting New River Valley and Roanoke nonprofits using the Community Foundation of the [...]

2021-03-11T18:35:48-05:00January 15th, 2021|

Nonprofit Leadership Institute Pivots During COVID-19

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is proud to be a resource to the nonprofit community. Staff and volunteers at over 200 nonprofit organizations in the NRV commit their time, expertise, and money to making our community [...]

2021-03-11T18:36:07-05:00December 10th, 2020|

First Steps Session Brings Together NRV Educators to Discuss Remote Teaching and Learning

During the last several months of the COVID-19 pandemic, education and childcare has drastically changed with many children and families navigating hybrid and remote learning for the first time. Recently, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s (CFNRV) First [...]

2021-03-11T18:36:24-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Donor Highlight: Giving Back to the Community that Gives so Much!

Harish Karunakaran grew up in a small town within Tamil Nadu, India. His father was a chemistry professor at the local university, and many of his teachers in middle and high school either had his father during their time at [...]

2021-03-11T18:36:39-05:00November 16th, 2020|

Community Foundation Awards Over $157,000 in Grants to 54 Nonprofit Organizations

Throughout the fall, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) has awarded $157,645 in grants to 54 nonprofit organizations through its Responsive Grant Program. The CFNRV manages over $10.6 million in more than 200 endowed funds created by [...]

2021-03-11T18:39:42-05:00November 16th, 2020|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2021 Scholarship Applications

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce its annual call for scholarship applications, which opened October 1, 2020. High school students, college students, and adults returning to college in the New River Valley (NRV) [...]

2021-03-11T18:40:32-05:00October 5th, 2020|
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