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Announcing The Opening Of The 2019 Responsive Grant Application For Regional Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the call for applications as part of the 2019 Responsive Grant Program for regional nonprofits. The program is tailored to make a positive impact in the community [...]

2019-05-30T11:23:22-04:00May 30th, 2019|

Community Foundation Awards over $80,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held its 2019 Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 9, 2019, at the German Club Manor in Blacksburg to celebrate the largest year of the program to date, awarding $80,908 in scholarships [...]

2019-05-24T10:11:33-04:00May 24th, 2019|

Inaugural Teams Complete the First NRV Nonprofit Accelerator

Participants, mentors, and supporters came together on May 8, 2019, to celebrate the completion of the first Nonprofit Accelerator at Great Road on Main in downtown Christiansburg. An initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), the [...]

2019-05-22T12:46:00-04:00May 22nd, 2019|

Announcing Recipients of 2019 Emergency Food Program Infrastructure Grants

Christiansburg, Virginia; April 2, 2019: The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Emergency Food Program Infrastructure Grants. Plenty!, Radford Fairlawn Daily Bread, Giles County Christian Service Mission, and Warm [...]

2019-04-02T11:54:58-04:00April 2nd, 2019|

GiveBigNRV 2019: Helping Organizations Both Big and Small

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is holding its 6th Annual GiveBigNRV Giving Day on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, to help organizations both big and small raise money in the New River Valley and draw attention to [...]

2019-03-22T10:48:19-04:00March 19th, 2019|

First Steps Early Childhood Network Creates Valuable Connections

Launched by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), First Steps is a network of organizations and individuals that provide programs and services for our region’s young children, their parents, and their caregivers. The CFNRV recognized that early [...]

2019-01-15T11:10:46-04:00January 15th, 2019|

Celebrating Our 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) recently held its 2018 scholarship awards dinner in Edwards Hall at New River Community College to celebrate $65,318 in scholarships to 58 students. The two hundred guests included scholarship recipients and [...]

2018-08-06T16:55:09-04:00August 6th, 2018|

How do you decide which charity to support with your funds?

There is a common misconception about what matters when deciding which charity to support. Many believe that an organization’s overhead costs should only account for 15-25% of an organizations budget. The percent of charity expenses that go to what is [...]

2017-12-28T13:47:00-04:00November 15th, 2017|

CFNRV Receives National Recognition for Aging in Place Initiative

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) was honored this week as one of only ten nationwide recipients of the 2016 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public Philanthropic-Partnerships. Cosponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) [...]

2017-06-21T16:14:31-04:00April 7th, 2016|