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Book Walks Get Attention of Beloved Author of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”

At the Virginia Tech Duck Pond, a child helps place signs for a Book Walk. Throughout November, the Community Foundation's First Steps initiative worked with partners across the region to hold Book Walks featuring three classic children's books: If You [...]

2022-12-01T12:33:52-05:00December 1st, 2022|

Your support helps scholarship students

This Giving Tuesday, we're celebrating this global day of giving by sharing a story about one of our scholarship recipients, Sarah Rosario. Because of donors like you, we support New River Valley students like Sarah, a Virginia Tech senior studying [...]

2022-11-28T13:04:50-05:00November 28th, 2022|

CFNRV Awards $208,000+ to 71 Nonprofits

Above: Frances Emerson (left) and Grant Gerlich (right) from the Wytheville Department of Museums receive a grant check from CFNRV board president, Pat Hyer (middle) at the Grantee Reception on November 16. Christiansburg, Virginia; November 17, 2022: This fall, the [...]

2022-11-28T13:01:05-05:00November 17th, 2022|

Community Foundation of the NRV Opens Scholarship Application

Christiansburg, Virginia; October 25, 2022: Through the generosity of many donors, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) will give out more than $100,000 in scholarships in 2023 to New River Valley students. From now until January 30, [...]

2022-11-04T15:15:18-04:00October 26th, 2022|

CFNRV Engages Public in Grants Process

Christiansburg, Virginia; October 4, 2022: For the third consecutive year, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is offering its online Grant Catalog for the public to assist with the foundation’s Responsive Grants process. Each year, the foundation [...]

2022-10-06T14:28:28-04:00October 4th, 2022|

Community Foundation of the New River Valley’s 2022 Grant Application is Open

Christiansburg, Virginia; July 8, 2022: The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is accepting applications for its 2022 Responsive Grant program for organizations serving the New River Valley. These grants provide up to $4,000 in operating support to [...]

2022-10-06T14:29:21-04:00July 7th, 2022|

9th Annual GiveLocalNRV Giving Day Raises $508,000+ for Nonprofits

Christiansburg, Virginia; June 28, 2022: The New River Valley’s 9th Annual GiveLocalNRV Giving Day raised $508,531 for 95 nonprofits serving the region on Wednesday, June 22. Run by the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), this event raises [...]

2022-07-05T13:12:36-04:00June 30th, 2022|

First Steps Launches Program to Strengthen the Childcare Workforce with $1.15 million in ARPA Funds

A $1.15 million project to stabilize and grow the childcare workforce led by First Steps, an initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), is among the eleven community projects funded by the Town of Blacksburg with [...]

2022-07-05T13:13:21-04:00June 23rd, 2022|

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|
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