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Community Foundation Celebrates 2019 Grant Recipients and Baldwin Award Winner

On November 13, 2019, the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held a celebration at The Draper Mercantile in Pulaski to announce its 2019 Responsive Grant recipients and to announce the winner of the 2019 Vernon L. and [...]

2019-12-03T09:38:51-05:00December 3rd, 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|

Aging in Place Collaboration Releases New Resources for the NRV and Commonwealth

The Aging in Place Initiative is celebrating a major collaborative success in the recent publication of a new Aging in Place Workbook, Facilitation Guide, and Video Series. These resources come at a critical time for the region, when an aging [...]

2019-11-20T10:46:06-05:00November 19th, 2019|

Food Access Collaboration Leads to New Services Directory to Help the NRV

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the release of The NRV Food Assistance Directory 2019-2020. Created as part of the Foundation’s Thrive Initiative, this first guide of its kind provides a comprehensive overview [...]

2019-11-19T10:00:00-05:00November 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|

Community Foundation Issues Call for 2020 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, 2019. High school students, college students, and adults returning to college in the New River Valley (NRV) [...]

2019-10-01T12:52:15-04:00October 1st, 2019|

NRV Leading Lights Establishes New Endowed Fund at the Community Foundation to Magnify Impact

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is pleased to announce the establishment of a new endowed fund by New River Valley (NRV) Leading Lights. Founded in 2009 by the German Club Alumni Foundation and other community organizations, [...]

2019-06-20T09:25:22-04:00June 20th, 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|

Community Foundation Awards over $80,000 in Scholarships to NRV Students

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held its 2019 Scholarship Awards Dinner on May 9, 2019, at the German Club Manor in Blacksburg to celebrate the largest year of the program to date, awarding $80,908 in scholarships [...]

2019-05-24T10:11:33-04:00May 24th, 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|