7th Annual Livability in Action Goes Virtual

The NRV Livability Initiative was a three-year regional planning process led by the NRV  Regional Commission and funded with a $1 million grant from the Federal Partnership of Sustainable Communities. The CFNRV was among many partner organizations that   assisted with [...]

2021-04-01T10:09:01-04:00April 1st, 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|

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, [...]

2021-03-11T18:40:55-05:00September 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 [...]

2022-10-14T16:25:36-04:00September 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 [...]

2021-03-11T18:42:28-05:00September 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 [...]

2021-03-11T18:43:59-05:00August 25th, 2020|

Collaboration the Key to Network Success

In the New River Valley, a four county region in southwest Virginia, a multi-sector team has formed around interests of increased food access, improved healthy food choices, and exploring collective infrastructure models that could improve the food available and distributed [...]

2021-03-11T19:19:21-05:00August 10th, 2017|
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