Welcome to the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley

The CFNSV strives to create a healthy and vibrant community through engaged philanthropy,
community knowledge and leadership. Our mission is to inspire philanthropy for the benefit
of the City of Winchester and the Counties of Clarke, Frederick and Warren.

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Chain of Checks Applications

Believe it or not, it is already time to apply for the 2018 Chain of Checks campaign. The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley will accept applications through Friday, April 20. Nonprofits in the 92.5 WINC FM listening area are eligible to apply....

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Learning More About Donor Lois A. Kirkwood

Little-known big-money donor Kirkwood a dedicated volunteer By BRIAN BREHM | The Winchester Star  Oct 3, 2017 WINCHESTER — Why did Lois A. Kirkwood leave more than a million dollars to a charity that had never even heard her name? Friends say they don’t know the...

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CFNSV Announces $1.1M Legacy Gift

Community Foundation Given $1.1M for Outreach By BRIAN BREHM | The Winchester Star  Sep 27, 2017   WINCHESTER — A million-dollar gift from an apparent stranger has helped double the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley’s charitable endowment. The...

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