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Nonprofit Leadership Institute Blog2017-05-25T10:28:39-04:00

Nonprofit Leadership Institute Pivots During COVID-19

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) is proud to be a resource to the nonprofit community. Staff and volunteers at over 200 nonprofit organizations in the NRV commit their time, expertise, and money to making our community a better place, often with limited budgets and increasing demands. The Nonprofit Leadership Institute [...]

December 10th, 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 assistance from The Community Foundation of the New River Valley. Funding for the Nonprofit [...]

September 8th, 2020|

7Th Annual Giving Day Exceeds Expectations, Raises Over $415,000 For Area Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV) held its largest giving day yet, GiveLocalNRV on Wednesday, June 24th, to help over 80 nonprofits across the New River Valley raise money and draw attention to the important work they do for the region. The event exceeded its $325,000 fundraising goal, bringing in $415,221 [...]

July 6th, 2020|

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 Nancy Eiss and Dr. Harold McNair have partnered with the Foundation to enable a [...]

October 7th, 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 Accelerator aimed to apply the Silicon Valley concept of a startup accelerator to regional [...]

May 22nd, 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 worked with mentors drawn from business and higher education communities to review their core [...]

February 7th, 2019|
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