April 22, 2009, Community Foundation of the New River Valley
Speaker: Andy Morikawa
The second guest in the series is Andy Morikawa, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley. As a public, not for profit grant maker, the CFNRV serves a rural area in Virginia’s Appalachian region. The Foundation and its donors work together to create strategic grants that improve the quality of life in the community. Andy Morikawa has a long term interest and commitment to developing community based initiatives that span divisions of race and class. He is a founding member of several community based initiatives in the area he serves: the Community Group, the New Mountain Climbers Giving Circle, the Floyd Village Green, the Free Clinic of the New River Valley and the SHARE program. Currently Andy serves on the VT-ENGAGE Steering Committee, is a board member for the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library System, the Ethics Committee for the Council on Foundations, advisor to CFLeads, and a member of the organizing groups for Global Dialogue for Responsibility and Citizen Networking of the New River Valley.
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