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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 [...]

2022-12-01T12:33:52-05:00December 1st, 2022|

CFNRV Awards $208,000+ to 71 Nonprofits

Above: Frances Emerson (left) and Grant Gerlich (right) from the Wytheville Department of Museums receive a grant check from CFNRV board president, Pat Hyer (middle) at the Grantee Reception on November 16. Christiansburg, Virginia; November 17, 2022: This fall, the [...]

2022-11-28T13:01:05-05:00November 17th, 2022|

Community Foundation of the NRV Opens Scholarship Application

Christiansburg, Virginia; October 25, 2022: Through the generosity of many donors, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) will give out more than $100,000 in scholarships in 2023 to New River Valley students. From now until January 30, [...]

2022-11-04T15:15:18-04:00October 26th, 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|

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|

Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s 2022 Grant Application is Open

Christiansburg, Virginia; July 8, 2022: The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is accepting applications for its 2022 Responsive Grant program for organizations serving the New River Valley. These grants provide up to $4,000 in operating support to [...]

2022-10-06T14:29:21-04:00July 7th, 2022|

9th Annual GiveLocalNRV Giving Day Raises $508,000+ for Nonprofits

Christiansburg, Virginia; June 28, 2022: The New River Valley’s 9th Annual GiveLocalNRV Giving Day raised $508,531 for 95 nonprofits serving the region on Wednesday, June 22. Run by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), this event raises [...]

2022-07-05T13:12:36-04:00June 30th, 2022|

Early Giving Now Open for Annual GiveLocalNRV Online Giving Day

On June 1, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) kicked off early giving for its GiveLocalNRV Giving Day. The annual event, now in its ninth year, brings together nonprofits serving the New River Valley (NRV) to raise [...]

2022-06-11T11:11:59-04:00June 10th, 2022|

Community Foundation celebrates 20 years of awarding scholarships

Dasol Lee (left) and Jacqueline Wang, two of CFNRV's 2021 scholarship recipients. Christiansburg, Virginia; May 10, 2022: This year, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is celebrating 20 years of awarding scholarships to New River Valley high [...]

2022-08-02T15:20:21-04:00May 11th, 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|
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