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The NRV’s 2019 Celebration of Giving Includes a Tribute to Local Donors with a Major Impact

The 2019 Celebration of Giving hosted by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) on September 17, 2019 at Sinkland Farms included a tribute to three of the Foundation’s most committed donors. As consistent supporters, Drs. Norman and [...]

2019-10-07T09:32:01-05:00October 7th, 2019|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2020 Scholarship Applications

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce its annual call for scholarship applications, which opened October 1, 2019. High school students, college students, and adults returning to college in the New River Valley (NRV) [...]

2019-10-01T12:52:15-05:00October 1st, 2019|

NRV Leading Lights Establishes New Endowed Fund at the Community Foundation to Magnify Impact

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new endowed fund by New River Valley (NRV) Leading Lights. Founded in 2009 by the German Club Alumni Foundation and other community organizations, [...]

2019-06-20T09:25:22-05:00June 20th, 2019|

Announcing The Opening Of The 2019 Responsive Grant Application For Regional Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the call for applications as part of the 2019 Responsive Grant Program for regional nonprofits. The program is tailored to make a positive impact in the community [...]

2019-05-30T11:23:22-05:00May 30th, 2019|

Community Foundation Awards over $80,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held its 2019 Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 9, 2019, at the German Club Manor in Blacksburg to celebrate the largest year of the program to date, awarding $80,908 in scholarships [...]

2019-05-24T10:11:33-05:00May 24th, 2019|

Announcing Recipients of 2019 Emergency Food Program Infrastructure Grants

Christiansburg, Virginia; April 2, 2019: The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Emergency Food Program Infrastructure Grants. Plenty!, Radford Fairlawn Daily Bread, Giles County Christian Service Mission, and Warm [...]

2019-04-02T11:54:58-05:00April 2nd, 2019|

GiveBigNRV 2019: Helping Organizations Both Big and Small

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is holding its 6th Annual GiveBigNRV Giving Day on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, to help organizations both big and small raise money in the New River Valley and draw attention to [...]

2019-03-22T10:48:19-05:00March 19th, 2019|

Roanoke Times Story Highlights 2019 Nonprofit Accelerator

The CFNRV's new Nonprofit Accelerator kicked off on January 23rd and 24th with a two-day workshop at the Floyd Event Center led by Chris Bennett and Sarah Milston of The Spark Mill. Staff and board members from seven nonprofit agencies [...]

2019-10-28T14:04:29-05:00February 7th, 2019|

First Steps Early Childhood Network Creates Valuable Connections

Launched by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), First Steps is a network of organizations and individuals that provide programs and services for our region’s young children, their parents, and their caregivers. The CFNRV recognized that early [...]

2019-01-15T11:10:46-05:00January 15th, 2019|

Celebrating Our 2018 Scholarship Recipients

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) recently held its 2018 scholarship awards dinner in Edwards Hall at New River Community College to celebrate $65,318 in scholarships to 58 students. The two hundred guests included scholarship recipients and [...]

2018-08-06T16:55:09-05:00August 6th, 2018|