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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 [...]

2021-01-15T11:53:03-05:00January 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 [...]

2020-12-10T12:46:56-05:00December 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 [...]

2020-11-23T16:01:24-05:00November 23rd, 2020|

Community Foundation Awards Over $157,000 in Grants to 54 Nonprofit Organizations

Throughout the fall, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) has awarded $157,645 in grants to 54 nonprofit organizations through its Responsive Grant Program. The CFNRV manages over $10.6 million in more than 200 endowed funds created by [...]

2020-12-08T10:13:36-05:00November 16th, 2020|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2021 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, 2020. High school students, college students, and adults returning to college in the New River Valley (NRV) [...]

2020-10-05T09:11:10-04:00October 5th, 2020|

New Online Grant Catalog Invites Community Members to Join the Community Foundation in making Grants to NRV Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) received nearly 100 applications to its 2020 Responsive Grant Program in July. For the first time in its twenty-five year history, the CFNRV is opening its grants process to the public, [...]

2020-09-28T10:24:22-04:00September 28th, 2020|

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|
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