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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 [...]

2017-11-15T12:14:26+00:00 November 15th, 2017|

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 [...]

2017-08-10T14:19:54+00:00 August 10th, 2017|

Building A Network of Support for Children and Families

“No one would contest the fact that society’s first and best way to foster literacy, humanism, and a successful future lies within the opportunities provided for our very youngest citizens.” Ann Goette, Giles Early Education Project There is ample research [...]

2017-06-21T10:14:38+00:00 May 7th, 2017|

CFNRV Receives National Recognition for Aging in Place Initiative

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) was honored this week as one of only ten nationwide recipients of the 2016 HUD Secretary’s Award for Public Philanthropic-Partnerships. Cosponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) [...]

2017-06-21T16:14:31+00:00 April 7th, 2016|