Foundation / Corporation
The Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV)
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Grants of up to $4,000 to Virginia nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and libraries in eligible regions for general operating support. Funding is intended to support local organizations addressing continuing and developing community needs. Programs must benefit residents of the New River Valley (defined as the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, and Wythe, and the City of Radford).
The Responsive Grant Program at the CFNRV is an annual grant program intended to respond to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by the area non-profits serving those needs directly. Last year amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the CFNRV awarded operating support only rather than programmatic support. The CFNRV is doing that again in 2021 as communities recover from the pandemic.
General operating support is defined as a grant made to further the general mission and work of an organization, rather than for a specific program, project, or purpose. It gives nonprofits flexibility to direct their spending where it is needed most and allows greater focus on achieving an organization’s mission. Nonprofits demonstrating strong management with a clear track record of accomplishments and process for measuring effectiveness will be given priority.
As a way of classifying and organizing grant applications, the CFNRV asks applicants to select a primary area of interest. Program areas include animals, arts and culture, civic affairs, education, environment, health, poverty, and support, parenting, and care. For more details, see the Responsive Grant Program Areas of Interest pdf in Supporting Documents below.
GrantWatch ID#: 164954
The 2021 Responsive Grant Program will only offer general operating support grants of up to $4,000 to be used at the grantee’s discretion.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions about the Responsive Grant Program, call 540.381.8999, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get more help.
The Community Foundation of the New River Valley
Post Office Box 6009
Christiansburg, VA 24068
USA: Virginia: The New River Valley (defined as the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Wythe, and the City of Radford).
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