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 [...]

2021-09-01T14:47:27-04:00July 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 [...]

2021-06-08T09:23:22-04:00June 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 [...]

2021-08-03T12:31:18-04:00April 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 [...]

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

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|

Senator Tim Kaine meets leaders from the CFNRV’s First Steps Initiative on Childcare

Accessing affordable, high-quality childcare in the New River Valley has long been a challenge for parents. That is why of one of the priorities of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s (CFNRV) Fund of the NRV is investing [...]

2021-03-11T18:44:46-05:00August 10th, 2020|

Aging in Place Collaboration Releases New Resources for the NRV and Commonwealth

The Aging in Place Initiative is celebrating a major collaborative success in the recent publication of a new Aging in Place Workbook, Facilitation Guide, and Video Series. These resources come at a critical time for the region, when an aging [...]

2021-03-11T19:06:26-05:00November 19th, 2019|

Food Access Collaboration Leads to New Services Directory to Help the NRV

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the release of The NRV Food Assistance Directory 2019-2020. Created as part of the Foundation’s Thrive Initiative, this first guide of its kind provides a comprehensive overview [...]

2021-03-11T19:06:50-05:00November 19th, 2019|
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