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 [...]

2021-11-16T12:54:05-05:00November 20th, 2021|

THE 2021 CELEBRATION OF GIVING HONORS NATIONAL BANK

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 [...]

2021-10-26T16:14:08-04:00October 26th, 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 [...]

2021-09-30T10:01:45-04:00September 30th, 2021|

Community Foundation Now Accepting Application For its 2021 Responsive Grant Program

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the call for applications for its 2021 Responsive Grant Program for regional nonprofits. The program responds to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by the area [...]

2021-06-15T12:08:45-04:00June 15th, 2021|

Guidance Counselors Fund Started in Honor of Shirley R Van Dresser by her Six Daughters

Shirley Van Dresser was one of those special people who made an impact on everyone that she met. As a child, her father’s job required the family to move a lot. At times she would be in two different school [...]

2021-04-28T10:27:59-04:00April 12th, 2021|

Christiansburg Institute: A friend to the CFNRV, and mover and shaker in the New River Valley

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV)’s Board of Directors established a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force in 2020 to examine all aspects of the CFNRV’s work through our commitment to DEI. The Task Force and Board [...]

2021-03-23T13:40:57-04:00March 23rd, 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|

Radford University Partners With Community Foundation to Support Local Nonprofits During MLK Day of Service

Radford University’s 8th Annual MLK Day of Service will look a little different amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but students, faculty, and staff will continue their tradition of supporting New River Valley and Roanoke nonprofits using the Community Foundation of the [...]

2021-03-11T18:35:48-05:00January 15th, 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|
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