Nonprofit Capacity Building

In 2019, the Community Foundation received over 100 applications for projects from throughout the New River Valley (NRV) in diverse areas including the arts, hunger relief, natural resource conservation, and education. Ultimately, the Foundation saw its largest grant year to [...]

2019-11-19T12:56:13-05:00November 19th, 2019|

Announcing GiveLocalNRV and the 7th Annual Day of Giving

        The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce a new brand and partnership to support online charitable giving for nonprofits and employers in the New River Valley (NRV). The new GiveLocalNRV  [...]

2019-11-19T10:14:21-05:00November 19th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-10-07T09:32:01-04:00October 7th, 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 [...]

2019-05-30T11:23:22-04:00May 30th, 2019|

Inaugural Teams Complete the First NRV Nonprofit Accelerator

Participants, mentors, and supporters came together on May 8, 2019, to celebrate the completion of the first Nonprofit Accelerator at Great Road on Main in downtown Christiansburg. An initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV), the [...]

2019-05-22T12:46:00-04:00May 22nd, 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 [...]

2019-03-22T10:48:19-04:00March 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 [...]

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

How do you decide which charity to support with your funds?

There is a common misconception about what matters when deciding which charity to support. Many believe that an organization’s overhead costs should only account for 15-25% of an organizations budget. The percent of charity expenses that go to what is [...]

2017-12-28T13:47:00-05:00November 15th, 2017|