IN THE NEWS

Community Campaigns Raise More than $100K for Children

As the fiscal sponsor, the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley helped raise more than $100,000 for children in our community during the 2018 Coats for Kids and Chain of Checks campaigns. Rotary Club of Winchester’s Coats-for-Kids project provides...

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Community Stars Honors George McIntyre and Katie Tewell

On Thursday, January 10, 2019 we celebrated George McIntyre and Katie McIntyre Tewell, owners of The Apple House Restaurant, at our annual “An Evening with Our Community Stars’ event. More than 120 people joined us at the Shenandoah Valley Golf Club to celebrate their...

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Robert F. Boxley, Jr.

It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Robert F. Boxley, Jr. on December 19, 2018. Bob and his wife Genevieve Fox Boxley, who passed away in June of 2017, were early supporters of CFNSV, establishing the Boxley-Fox Endowment Fund in 2005....

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Nonprofit Governance Symposium

On October 16, 2018 the third annual Nonprofit Symposium will welcome leaders from across the region. All directors, Board members and senior leaders are encouraged to attend the symposium held at Shenandoah University’s Halpin-Harrison Hall. Created by the Nonprofit...

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Thank You Luncheon 2018

Our annual Thank You Luncheon gives the Community Foundation an opportunity to thank everyone who supports our nonprofit community, to honor our grant recipients and to celebrate the successes of the past year.  Nearly 100 members of our community gathered for lunch...

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New Sponsored Organizations

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley now serves as the fiscal sponsor for two additional community organizations, the Nonprofit Alliance of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and Sustainability Matters. The Nonprofit Alliance's mission is...

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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....

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Golf tournament to benefit CFNSV

The Rotary Club of Winchester has selected the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley as the beneficiary of its 14th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament.  Winchester Country Club will host the tournament on October 2, 2017. Proceeds from the tournament will...

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Our Health campus welcomes CFNSV

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley joined the Our Health Campus in July when it opened its office at 411 N. Cameron Street, 2nd Floor, Winchester.  Our Health is a non-profit community resource, affiliated with Valley Health, which supports...

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Winchester Star Profiles CFNSV

Foundation continues mission of helping nonprofit organizations By BRIAN BREHM | The Winchester Star  Jul 25, 2017 Erik Beatley, president of the CFNSV Board and Executive Director Debbie Connolly meet in Connolly's Office. Scott Mason/The Winchester Star WINCHESTER —...

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An Evening with our Community Stars

Join us on Thursday January 12, 2017 at Millwood Station Banquet Hall for our second annual celebration of our community stars, those individuals who help to light up our community. This year we will honor Barry Lee and Mary Bowser. About Barry Lee and Mary Bowser For...

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Welcome Five New Funds

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley is proud to welcome five new funds to our endowment.  In late October Dr. Craig Zunka and his wife JoEllen McNeal, of Front Royal, established four new funds to support charitable causes in our community....

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Annual Campaigns Underway

It's that season again.  The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley is honored to support two of the most popular fundraising campaigns in our community, Chain of Checks and Coats for Kids.  Through these local campaigns, you can help our community by...

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Thank You Luncheon 2016

Our annual Thank You Luncheon gives the Community Foundation an opportunity to thank everyone who supports our nonprofit community and to honor our grant recipients.  More than 75 members of our community gathered for lunch at Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury...

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Chain of Checks $30,000 Match Challenge

An anonymous couple has challenged the community to raise $30,000 for the Chain of Checks endowment by August 31, 2016.  This Chain of Checks Match Challenge could potentially turn $30,000 in donations into $60,000, and ensure that future generations can experience...

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Distributions Return $40,000 to Community

Since March the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley has returned more than $40,000 to community nonprofits.  These annual distributions reflect a portion of the interest earned from the endowed funds professionally managed by the CFNSV.  Seventeen...

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The WINC-FM Chain of Checks helps Fremont Street Nursery

WINC-FM just completed this video. The Fremont Street Nursery was a recipient of the Chain of Checks. They requested funds to purchase a used bus to transport the kids. This dream just came true! The video showcases why we all do what we do – and what and difference...

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Congratulations to the 2015 Cochran Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the six local nonprofit organizations that received awards from the CFNSV Cochran Family Youth Fund in 2015. A total of $17,512 was awarded. CHEERS School Family, Inc., Fremont Street Nursery, Lutheran Family Services, Reach Out and Read, Skyline...

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CFNSV Honors Donors/Recipients

“I feel like I’m in a room full of angels,” Marc Jaccard, Executive Director of the Henry and William Evans Home, said as he accepted his grant award from the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV).  He was addressing a room full of area...

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Pamela McInnis Scholarship Fund

The CFNSV is proud to announce the Pamela McInnis Scholarship Fund.  The Pamela McInnis Scholarship Fund was established in honor of the retired superintendent of Warren County Schools.  It is awarded annually to a deserving Warren County high school student to pursue...

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