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 [...]

2022-06-23T15:12:27-04:00June 23rd, 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|

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|

First Steps Announces 2021 Early Childhood Champion Awards

First Steps: The New River Valley’s Early Childhood Education and Development Network announced its first ever Early Childhood Champion Awards at a virtual celebration on July 15th, honoring five individuals who work tirelessly to meet the needs of the New [...]

2022-05-04T10:45:08-04:00July 29th, 2021|

GiveLocalNRV: Helping Organizations Both Big and Small

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is holding its 8th Annual Giving Day, GiveLocalNRV on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, to help organizations both big and small raise money in the New River Valley. The Annual Online Giving [...]

2022-05-05T16:40:26-04:00June 8th, 2021|

Community Foundation Kicks Off New Giving Society at Eastern Divide’s Charity Pint Night

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is launching its first giving society, The 1994 Society. The CFNRV was founded in 1994 by a small group of volunteers looking for a way to support their community for generations [...]

2022-05-05T16:42:51-04:00April 22nd, 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 [...]

2022-05-13T15:57:01-04:00March 31st, 2021|
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