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Book Walks Get Attention of Beloved Author of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”

At the Virginia Tech Duck Pond, a child helps place signs for a Book Walk. Throughout November, the Community Foundation's First Steps initiative worked with partners across the region to hold Book Walks featuring three classic children's books: If You [...]

2022-12-01T11:41:34-05:00December 1st, 2022|

Your support helps scholarship students

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|

First Steps Honors Early Childhood Champions

Above: 2022 Early Childhood Champion awardees (left to right): Bonnie Graham, Chelsea Naughton Sharlow, Shannon Marshall Mury, Judy Shelor, and Bonnie Caldwell, who is holding a red bandana in honor of her teammate and co-honoree, Ben Rowan. Christiansburg, Virginia; October [...]

2022-11-04T15:15:33-04:00October 6th, 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|

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|
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