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Philanthropic Giving During the Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives, and it has had a profound impact on local businesses, nonprofits, and governments. It has also left many individuals and families out of work or in need of basic [...]

2020-09-16T15:55:21-04:00September 16th, 2020|

Montgomery County, Town of Blacksburg, and Town of Christiansburg Announce Nonprofit Recovery Grant

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020 Montgomery County and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg have established a grant fund in response to COVID-19 to support the recovery of nonprofit organizations. The grant program is administered by all three localities with [...]

2020-09-08T13:53:06-04:00September 8th, 2020|

United Way of Wythe County Partners with Community Foundation to Continue Legacy of Giving

The United Way of Wythe County and the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) have joined forces to establish the Wythe County United Legacy Fund, an endowment that will support Wythe County nonprofits and those they serve for [...]

2020-08-25T11:15:32-04:00August 25th, 2020|

Senator Tim Kaine meets leaders from the CFNRV’s First Steps Initiative on Childcare

Accessing affordable, high-quality childcare in the New River Valley has long been a challenge for parents. That is why of one of the priorities of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s (CFNRV) Fund of the NRV is investing [...]

2020-08-10T13:58:10-04:00August 10th, 2020|

7th ANNUAL GIVING DAY EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS, RAISES OVER $415,000 FOR AREA NONPROFITS

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held its largest giving day yet, GiveLocalNRV on Wednesday, June 24th, to help over 80 nonprofits across the New River Valley raise money and draw attention to the important work they [...]

2020-07-06T16:45:29-04:00July 6th, 2020|

Community Foundation Now Accepting Applications for its 2020 Responsive Grant Program

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the call for applications for its 2020 Responsive Grant Program for regional nonprofits. The program responds to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by the area [...]

2020-06-15T11:23:43-04:00June 15th, 2020|

Community Foundation Awards $32,000 in Third Round of COVID-19 Response Grants

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce $32,000 in its third round of grants to NRV nonprofits affected by COVID-19. The CFNRV announced its COVID-19 Response Grant Program in late March and has received [...]

2020-06-10T15:45:27-04:00June 10th, 2020|

GiveLocalNRV: Giving Day Helps Organizations Both Big and Small

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is holding its 7th Annual Online Giving Day, GiveLocalNRV on Thursday, June 24, 2020, to help organizations both big and small raise money in the New River Valley. This is an [...]

2020-06-03T16:16:08-04:00June 3rd, 2020|

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER $108,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO NRV STUDENTS

Community Foundation Awards Over $108,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce a record $108,708 in scholarships to 81 students from across the New River Valley for 2020. The [...]

2020-05-26T09:15:39-04:00May 26th, 2020|

Community Foundation Awards $19,250 in Second Round of COVID-19 Response Grants

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce $19,250 in its second round of grants to NRV nonprofits affected by COVID-19. The CFNRV announced its COVID-19 Response Grant Program in late March and has received [...]

2020-05-15T11:15:28-04:00May 15th, 2020|

Community Foundation Welcomes Ashley Ege as New Director of Communications and Outreach

Community Foundation Welcomes Ashley Ege as new Director of Communications and Outreach The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) welcomed Ashley Ege to its staff as the Director of Communications and Outreach. In this new position, Ege will [...]

2020-05-11T08:38:16-04:00April 28th, 2020|
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