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 [...]

2022-06-10T15:51:23-04:00May 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|

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|

Focusing on the Mission, Not the Stress

Bauers-Wall Foundation Transitions to the CFNRV Kamala Bauers and Jack Wall are well known in Floyd County. Their business ventures - the Hotel Floyd, the Floyd EcoVillage, and the 100% employee-owned Wall Residences, have been fixtures in the county for [...]

2022-05-04T10:27:42-04:00October 19th, 2021|

Community Foundation Invites the Public to Take Part in Its Responsive Grant Program for Second Year

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) received 100 applications to its 2021 Responsive Grant Program in July. This program makes a positive impact in the community by responding to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by [...]

2022-05-04T11:30:21-04:00September 30th, 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|
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