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2022 Community Stars Celebration

2022 Community Stars Celebration

This year the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) has chosen our local Firefighters and Emergency Medical Responders who nobly serve the Winchester, Frederick, Clarke, and Warren Counties areas to be our 2022 honorees. Please join us in...

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Thank You Luncheon

Thank You Luncheon

The Annual Thank You Luncheon will be held on October 4th, 2022. This event honors the CFNSV's donors, grant recipients and volunteers. The event is being held from 11:30am - 1pm at the Shenandoah Valley Gold Club.  Please join us!

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Annual Non-Profit Symposium

Annual Non-Profit Symposium

Annual Non-Profit SymposiumSolutions for our Community Re-Connect, Re-Engage and Re-Invent The Nonprofit Alliance of the Northern Shenandoah Valley Annual Non-Profit Symposium presents Solutions for our Community: Re-Connect, Re-Engage and Re-invent. The symposium...

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Volunteer Fair

Volunteer Fair

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) is hosting a Volunteer Fair for our CFNSV non-profit fund holders at the Shenandoah Lodge in Lake Frederick on Thursday, November 17, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Hor D'oeuvres and beverages provided by our...

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Community Foundation to Celebrate Twenty-Year Anniversary

Community Foundation to Celebrate Twenty-Year Anniversary

Press Release: for immediate releaseThe Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) celebrated its twentieth anniversary Wednesday, June 22 at a reception held at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. The anniversary celebration, originally scheduled...

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CFNSV 2022 Grant Application Information

CFNSV 2022 Grant Application Information

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley will award 2022 grants from the Cochran Family Youth Fund, the Paul and Martha Rees Fund, the Boxley-Fox Endowment Fund, and the Chain of Checks Campaign Fund. The purpose of the Cochran Youth Family Fund...

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PRESS RELEASE: MARCH 1, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: MARCH 1, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThe Board of Directors of the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley has named Nancy Silva as its new Executive Director effective March 1, 2022. Silva will replace Larry Weiss, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Prior...

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Community Foundation Completes Record Breaking Year

Community Foundation Completes Record Breaking Year

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah proudly reports that 2021 was a record setting year at the CFNSV. Despite the continued challenges caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, the Foundation achieved new records for both number of donations received and...

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CFNSV Awards 2021 Grants to Community Nonprofits

CFNSV Awards 2021 Grants to Community Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) announced the awarding of $44,000 in grants to area nonprofits from two Foundation funds on October 5 in a virtual “Donor Thank You/Grant Announcement Event.” The CFNSV will be funding $18,500 in...

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CFNSV 2021 Grant Application Information

CFNSV 2021 Grant Application Information

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley 2021 Cochran Youth Family Fund and Paul & Martha Rees Fund grant applications will be available beginning April 5, 2021. All applications will be due by the May 3, 2021 deadline. The purpose of the Cochran...

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Community Foundation Elects 2021 Officers

Community Foundation Elects 2021 Officers

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) recently elected officers for one year terms beginning January 1, 2021. Cary M Craig, Jr. will serve as President; Kathy Kanter will serve as Vice President; Peter Heerwagen will serve as Secretary,...

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Chain of Check Finished Record-Setting Campaign

Chain of Check Finished Record-Setting Campaign

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and 105 WINC-FM proudly announce that the 2020 Chain of Checks campaign raised $171,059.57 for CCAP of Winchester. In their application for the grant, CCAP requested $50,000 to purchase a new box truck with a...

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Community Foundation 2021

Community Foundation 2021

2020 has been a year like no other. The Covid 19 pandemic has impacted every sector of our Shenandoah Valley region. Nonprofit agencies throughout the area have seen their budgets challenged while the need for their services has never been greater. The CFNSV has...

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$61,500 in Grants Announced by CFSNV

$61,500 in Grants Announced by CFSNV

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley (CFNSV) distributed $61,500 in grants to area nonprofits from three Foundation funds. The CFNSV’s 2020 grant awards were announced on October 14, 2020 in a virtual “Grant Announcement Event.” The CFNSV will be...

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Community Foundation COVID Relief Grants Available

Community Foundation COVID Relief Grants Available

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley will be awarding new grants to agencies in our area that have been negatively impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic. These grants will come from a new Community Relief Fund at the CFNSV. This fund was started with...

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UPDATED Chain of Checks Applications

UPDATED Chain of Checks Applications

Chain of Checks is a unique opportunity for community organizations to receive funds through the Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. This is not your ordinary grant program, but an opportunity to be part of a year-long, community fundraising effort...

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UPDATED CFNSV 2020 Grant Application Information

UPDATED CFNSV 2020 Grant Application Information

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley announces that the 2020 Cochran Youth Family Fund and Paul & Martha Rees Fund grant applications will be available from May 18, 2020 until June 12, 2020. All applications will be due by the deadline of...

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CFNSV 2020 Grant Application Updated Information

CFNSV 2020 Grant Application Updated Information

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley announces that the process for submitting 2020 Cochran Youth Family Fund and Paul & Martha Rees Fund grant applications has been postponed due to the Covid 19 Pandemic. The CFNSV Board will re-evaluate the...

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CFNSV 2020 Grant Application Information

CFNSV 2020 Grant Application Information

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley announces that the 2020 Cochran Youth Family Fund and Paul & Martha Rees Fund grant applications will be available beginning Friday, April 3, 2020. All applications will be due by the May 7, 2020 deadline....

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2019 Chain of Checks Campaign: A Record-Setting Success

2019 Chain of Checks Campaign: A Record-Setting Success

The Community Foundation of the Northern Shenandoah Valley and 92.5 WINC-FM radio are proud to announce that $ 157,223.64 was raised for the 2019 Chain of Checks campaign titled “Headed Home; A Journey Out of Homelessness.” The 2019 campaign contributions will be...

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Foundation Thanks Donors and Announces 2019 Grants

Foundation Thanks Donors and Announces 2019 Grants

Our Thank You luncheon provides the  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 at  the Shenandoah Lodge at...

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