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2023 CFNRV Responsive Grant Program (Virginia)


The Community Foundation of the New River Valley is inviting applications for Responsive Grant Program.

Donor Name: The Community Foundation of the New River Valley

State: Virginia

County: Floyd County (VA), Giles County (VA), Montgomery County (VA), Pulaski County (VA) and Wythe County (VA)

City: Radford

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 07/21/2023

Size of the Grant: Up to $4,000


The Responsive Grant Program is an annual grant program intended to respond to ongoing or emergent community needs as recognized by the area nonprofits serving those needs directly.

Areas of Interest

  • Primary area of interest is the main mission of your organization or the program for which you are applying for a grant. As a rule, your primary area of interest should be defined by a distinct, measurable, sought-after goal of the services your organization or program provides. Use that goal with the area of interest definitions to decide how to classify your grant request.
  • Secondary area of interest is another distinct, measureable, sought-after goal of your organization, program, or project. You may enter up to two (2) secondary areas of interest. Some things to keep in mind with secondary area of interest:
    • Often programs that seek to provide one benefit will end up providing other benefits to their clientele, but unless your organization or program takes specific steps to pursue that side benefit, it should not be counted as a secondary area of interest. A child who receives food assistance will likely have better health, do better in school, and be a better part of their community, but if the food  assistance program does not actively pursue delivering those other benefits, the primary area of interest would be “poverty” and no secondary area of interest would be selected.

Funding Information

The CFNRV 2023 Responsive Grant Program will provide up to $4,000 in operating support to eligible organizations.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Organizations serving one of more of the following communities: the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, and Wythe, and the City of Radford
  • Organizations classified as a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization by the IRS or a unit of government such as a library or school
  • They do not support civic or membership organizations that redistribute money to nonprofit organizations
  • Religious institutions may apply for support for community outreach efforts only. They do not support programs that proselytize or that require clients to engage in religious instruction or activities.

For more information, visit TCFNRV.

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