COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ISSUES CALL FOR 2022 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, 2021. High school students, college students,  trade students, and adults returning to college in the New River [...]

2021-10-04T09:37:00-04:00October 4th, 2021|

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION INVITES THE PUBLIC TO TAKE PART IN ITS RESPONSIVE GRANT PROGRAM FOR SECOND YEAR

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) received 100 applications to its 2021 Responsive Grant Program in July. This program makes a positive impact in the community by responding to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by [...]

2021-09-30T10:01:45-04:00September 30th, 2021|

First Steps Announces 2021 Early Childhood Champion Awards

First Steps: The New River Valley’s Early Childhood Education and Development Network announced its first ever Early Childhood Champion Awards at a virtual celebration on July 15th, honoring five individuals who work tirelessly to meet the needs of the New [...]

2021-09-01T14:47:27-04:00July 29th, 2021|

8th Annual Giving Day Exceeds Expectations, Raises Over $519,000 for Area Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) once again, held its largest giving day yet, GiveLocalNRV on Wednesday, June 23rd, to help over 90 nonprofits across the New River Valley raise money and draw attention to the important [...]

2021-09-01T14:48:06-04:00July 21st, 2021|

Community Foundation Now Accepting Application For its 2021 Responsive Grant Program

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the call for applications for its 2021 Responsive Grant Program for regional nonprofits. The program responds to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by the area [...]

2021-06-15T12:08:45-04:00June 15th, 2021|

GiveLocalNRV: Helping Organizations Both Big and Small

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is holding its 8th Annual Giving Day, GiveLocalNRV on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, to help organizations both big and small raise money in the New River Valley. The Annual Online Giving [...]

2021-06-08T09:23:22-04:00June 8th, 2021|

Eggleston Community Rallies to Continue the Virginia Whittaker Memorial Scholarship Fund

Eggleston’s favorite aunt, Miss Virginia Whittaker passed away in the fall of 2020. “Miss Virginia” as she was called, was a pillar in the community and carried a torch for education, service, and love for her community. After she graduated [...]

2021-05-05T12:07:14-04:00May 5th, 2021|

Community Foundation Kicks Off New Giving Society at Eastern Divide’s Charity Pint Night

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is launching its first giving society, The 1994 Society. The CFNRV was founded in 1994 by a small group of volunteers looking for a way to support their community for generations [...]

2021-08-03T12:31:18-04:00April 22nd, 2021|

Guidance Counselors Fund Started in Honor of Shirley R Van Dresser by her Six Daughters

Shirley Van Dresser was one of those special people who made an impact on everyone that she met. As a child, her father’s job required the family to move a lot. At times she would be in two different school [...]

2021-04-28T10:27:59-04:00April 12th, 2021|

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|

Community Foundation Awards Over $117,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce a record number of scholarships in 2021. $117,738 in scholarships will be awarded to 78 students from across the New River Valley. The CFNRV will host a [...]

2021-04-16T13:51:44-04:00March 31st, 2021|
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