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This Giving Tuesday, we're celebrating this global day of giving by sharing a story about one of our scholarship recipients, Sarah Rosario. Because of donors like you, we support New River Valley students like Sarah, a Virginia Tech senior studying [...]

2022-11-28T13:04:50-05:00November 28th, 2022|

CFNRV Engages Public in Grants Process

Christiansburg, Virginia; October 4, 2022: For the third consecutive year, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is offering its online Grant Catalog for the public to assist with the foundation’s Responsive Grants process. Each year, the foundation [...]

2022-10-06T14:28:28-04:00October 4th, 2022|

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 [...]

2022-07-05T13:13:21-04:00June 23rd, 2022|

Community Foundation Welcomes Lindsey Gleason as Assistant Director

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to welcome Lindsey Gleason as its new Assistant Director. In this role, she will manage all marketing and communications for the CFNRV, spearhead the annual GiveLocalNRV Online Giving Day, [...]

2022-05-13T09:02:52-04:00May 3rd, 2022|

Announcing GiveLocalNRV, The 9th Annual New River Valley Giving Day

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the ninth annual giving day, GiveLocalNRV on June 22nd.  GiveLocalNRV is a partnership to support online charitable giving to nonprofits serving the New River Valley (NRV). The [...]

2022-05-03T16:09:46-04:00January 31st, 2022|

A passion for helping others comes full circle with the Josephine D. Shotts Memorial Scholarship Fund

Each step of life that we take creates our path forward. Some of these steps introduce us to people we would have never met, or passions we would have never pursued. This was the life of Josie Shotts – her [...]

2022-05-03T09:51:49-04:00November 20th, 2021|

Community Foundation Awards Over $184,000 in Grants to 56 Nonprofit Organizations

Throughout the fall, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) has awarded $184,772 in grants to 56 nonprofits for operational support throughout the region through its Responsive Grant Program. The CFNRV manages over $14.3 million in assets in [...]

2021-12-06T11:13:28-05:00November 17th, 2021|

NRV Regional Thrive Meeting Held at the Historic Smithfield Plantation

Thrive Network attendees. The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV)’s Initiative, Thrive, held its NRV Regional Meeting at the Historical Smithfield Plantation on October 20th. NRV Thrive works to collectively increase access to affordable, nutritious food in the [...]

2022-05-03T11:26:57-04:00November 8th, 2021|

The 2021 Celebration of Giving Honors National Bank 2021

The 2021 Celebration of Giving hosted by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) on September 16, 2021, at Pete Dye River Course in Fairlawn honored the CFNRV’s many donors, with a special tribute to National Bank, a [...]

2022-05-03T11:25:36-04:00October 26th, 2021|
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