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NRV Localities Provide Grants to Support Businesses, Nonprofits, and Childcare During COVID-19

Numerous localities across the New River Valley are using funds from the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support key organizations …

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NRV Livability Exchange participants

Check Out Presentations from the 2019 NRV Livability Regional Exchange

In 2019 we had an amazing line up of lightning round speakers, an engaging review of regional data and trends, a panel to provide insights …

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NRV Funders Forum

NRV Funders Forum

This past May the Livability Leadership Team hosted the well-attended NRV Funders Forum which brought together funders and interested community members to discuss what project …

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Need Regional Data for your Project? Check out the Livability Dashboard!

The Livability Partnership has implemented the Livability Data Dashboard that will allow users to view and interact with data like never before. This data dashboard …

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About Us

The Livability Initiative provides an opportunity for New River Valley residents to develop a vision for the future, and develop strategies that businesses, community organizations, local governments, and individuals can use to make this future vision a reality.


Jessica Wirgau, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Community Foundation of the New River Valley
(540) 381-8999

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