Grant Recipients

Striving to enhance the health and vitality of our community one step at a time.

The PATH Foundation is proud to support so many worthwhile entities in our community that need help to successfully fulfill their mission. Search our grant recipients to learn more about the projects we've funded.

Aging Together

Website$30,000August 1, 2015General operating for organization’s broad activities to educate and support senior citizens and their caregivers through an array of community partnerships and programs. more

General Operations & Planning Senior Services

Aging Together

Website$25,000August 12, 2016Capacity funding to support ongoing programming and operations for the Area Agency on Aging, an organization providing community services for local seniors. more

Strategic Initiatives Senior Services

Aging Together

Website$25,000February 7, 2017Funding to support valuable ongoing programming and operations within Aging Together. more

Strategic Initiatives Senior Services

Allegro Community School of the Arts

Website$7,880 December 11, 2014With help from a MIH grant, Allegro launched the “Can You Hear It?” program, designed specifically for the blind. Funds were used for Braille equipment and staff training. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Allegro Community School of the Arts

Website$5,000August 1, 2015General operations and planning grant to extend Allegro’s services to the vision impaired and other special needs students with the public school system. more

General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Bluemont Concert Series

Website$4,000July 1, 2017Provided musical entertainment to residents of local retirement homes and healthcare facilities by performers featured in Culpeper and Warrenton summer concerts. more

Program & Planning Senior Services

Boys and Girls Club of Fauquier, Inc.

Website$90,000March 25, 2017Capacity funding for Boys and Girls Club of Fauquier to strengthen institutional capacity and board development. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Boys and Girls Club of Fauquier, Inc.

Website$40,000July 1, 2016Program that multiplied services offered by engaging with other entities, has greater positive impact on kids, and creates a more sustainable operational plan. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Buchanan Hall

Website$25,000February 6, 2017The American Roots Revue Concert Series showcased a series of five concerts during the summer of 2017 at Buchanan Hall, representing the diverse roots of American music prevalent in this area for generations through the celebration of shared musical traditions. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Bull Run Mountains Conservancy

Website$20,072May 18, 2018In partnership with Virginia’s Natural Heritage Program, BRMC will conduct a ‘citizen science’ dragonfly and damselfly survey over the summer with youth campers and BRMC members. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality

Cedar Lee Middle School

Website$3,000May 10, 2018The Making Kindness Cool initiative enabled student government representatives to perform a random act of kindness for every student before the end of the school year. This initiative culminated with a kindness wall where students and teachers left messages and quotes to inspire kindness. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Clifton Institute

Website$8,403April 17, 2017The Food for Thought one-week summer day camp was created to build confidence, promote nature awareness and empower life-long learning through nutrition-focused experiential learning opportunities for twenty underserved youth. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Community Touch, Inc.

Website$20,000August 1, 2015General operating funding to allow addition of nutritionist position per existing strategic plan. more

General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Community Touch, Inc.

Website$10,000July 1, 2016Community Touch developed a marketing plan in an effort to enhance visability, reach their target client base, and increase donor support for the future. more

Program & Planning Access to Health

Culpeper County

Website$50,000July 1, 2017Funds for a fully accessible playground at the Culpeper County Sports Complex. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Culpeper County

Website$3,350March 30, 2018The ‘I Voted!’ Sticker Design & Voted Education Program encourages civic education and turnout for the ‘I Voted’ and ‘Future Voter’ stickers designed by a Culpeper County Public Schools student. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Culpeper County Library

Website$5,760August 19, 2016MIH funds were used to purchase twelve mobile Verizon WiFi “hot spots” to be lent through the Culpeper County Library. Half of the units were made available to the general public, and half were reserved for patients with a medical referral from Novant/UVA Health System Culpeper Medical Center. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Culpeper County Parks and Recreation

Website$15,614April 8, 2016The Culpeper Parks and Recreation Department partnered with the Mountain Run Disc Golf Club (MRDGC) to provide residents of Northern Culpeper, Fauquier, and Rappahannock Counties an opportunity to play a readily available, non-contact, low-impact, and healthy lifetime sport for all. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality
Senior Services

Culpeper County Parks and Recreation

Website$8,486 February 10, 2015Using an innovative growing method pioneered by Parks and Rec staff, Culpeper County converted an unused area of Spillman Park into recreational playing fields. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality

Culpeper Soccer Association

$8,450 January 29, 2015Purchased portable field lights to extend practice and play time by hundreds of hours, increasing physical activity opportunities for children in the Culpeper area. The club estimates 250 players benefitted from expanded play and practice time. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Department Of Social Services

$10,000August 12, 2016Make it Happen grant to support the Intergenerational Parenting Workshop which was designed to strengthen parenting skills of parents, grandparents and family caregivers. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Economic Development Authority of Fauquier County

Website$50,000July 14, 2017The Economic Development Authority and the recently established Fauquier County Broadband Authority are working to expand access to affordable broadband in unserved and underserved areas of Fauquier County. This grant will allow for a beta test effort that utilizes existing switching stations that can be augmented to provide high speed DSL connections to at least 300 households in Fauquier County. more

Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Fauquier CADRE

Website$13,000January 24, 2017CADRE launched the Lock Your Meds Campaign, created by the National Family Partnership, to educate families about the dire need to keep over-the-counter and prescription medications locked in a secure location in homes in an effort to reduce misuse by youth in our community. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Mental Health

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$2,030.68February 10, 2015Building on its successful Let’s Get Movin’ program, FCCC developed a summer guest chef program to teach students cooking and nutrition skills. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$50,000January 1, 2017General operating funds to improve efficiency in program administration, expansion of services, administrative office space and organizational promotion. more

General Operations Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$33,000July 1, 2017FCCC will employ area high school students to provide mentorship and tutoring to children enrolled in the after-school program in an effort to balance academic demands and student wellness. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$50,000May 3, 2017Funding to strengthen existing youth services and broaden organizational capacity. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$20,000August 1, 2015General support for county’s preeminent before- and after-school program. more

General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$34,500July 1, 2016Funding to implement the Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Standards adopted by the National Afterschool Association. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store, Inc.

Website$25,000August 1, 2015General operating support of food bank, including facilities upgrades to offer higher quality fresh food and development of long-term organizational plan. more

General Operations & Planning Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store, Inc.

Website$67,000January 1, 2017The Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store was awarded funding for necessary capital improvements, including the installation of new windows and a suspended drop ceiling for the Food Bank building. more

General Operations Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County 4-H

$9,996 February 4, 2015This grant for Fauquier County 4-H offered tuition for a series of natural resources themed educational day camps. The summer series covered the following topics: wildlife habitat education, vegetable gardening, entomology, leadership in natural resources, and fishing. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Agricultural Development

Website$17,750September 22, 2017In partnership with 4P Foods, the Mid-Atlantic Food Port will create the physical and digital infrastructure that allows small and mid-sized producers in the Mid-Atlantic region to engage in the supply chains previously reserved for industrial agriculture and the corresponding food industry. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier County Community Development

Website$50,000July 1, 2016Community Conversations is a strategic planning process that involves the community in understanding and responding to external forces and internal changes affecting the County, addressing specific needs with action. more

Program & Planning Access to Health
Senior Services

Fauquier County Parks and Recreation

Website$24,689March 8, 2018The synthetic ice rink installation at the Northern Fauquier Community Park is not temperature dependent, and creates winter recreation opportunities for individuals of any ability or age. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier County Public Library

Website$25,000July 1, 2016The Fauquier County Public Library conducted a community assessment to help plan future library resources and services. more

Program & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier County Public Schools

Website$100,000July 1, 2017Funds to establish the Fauquier Environmental Studies Academy that will begin in Fall 2017. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Public Schools

Website$40,300June 21, 2017Partnership with FCPS, Fauquier County Parks and Recreation, and an anonymous donor to support renovation of a portion of Marshall Community Center for use as an afterschool teen center. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Public Schools

Website$60,000July 17, 2015Childhood obesity and inactivity are concerns across the country today. FCPS wants to support a culture of health and fitness for our community, and with this funding was able to complete initial planning activities for a wellness integration program. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Public Schools

Website$9,600 November 25, 2015Family workshops designed to improve parents’ awareness of school readiness for underserved children. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Public Schools – FRESH

$664,000October 1, 2016Multi-year program to elevate nutrition, exercise and afterschool enrichment across the school district, promoting a shared vision for a community-wide culture of health. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Public Schools – FRESH

$781,429October 1, 2017Second allocation of a multi-year program to continue elevating nutrition, exercise and after school enrichment across the school district. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Public Schools – VPI

Website$13,025April 13, 2018BOB’s Summer Adventure is a summer outreach program designed to engage the community in activities that will support the overall well-being and success of children in Fauquier County. Books On the Bus (BOB) will bring weekly movement, music and literacy activities to locations within walking distance of high poverty areas in Fauquier County. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier County Public Schools – VPI

Website$15,000July 1, 2016Rising Kindergarteners who are identified as being potentially at-risk were invited to participate in a four week summer program that focuses on social and academic skills. This grant allowed for the planning of this summer program. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Sheriff’s Department

Website$6,850February 3, 2016Funds used to ensure a ready supply of Naloxone anti-overdose medication for use by law enforcement in light of the region’s cresting heroin epidemic. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier County Sheriff’s Department

Website$4,050September 5, 2017Purchased materials to train all sworn and civilian personnel of the Sheriff’s Office and their public safety partners as part of the International Association of Chiefs of Police One Mind Campaign, which ensures successful interactions between law enforcement and persons affected by mental illness. more

Make it Happen Mental Health

Fauquier Education Farm

Website$9,800 December 18, 2014The Education Farm High Tunnel enabled the Fauquier Education Farm to double the amount of produce donated to the Fauquier Community Food Bank by extending its growing season. Its ripple effect has been felt across the community, touching multiple partners and beneficiaries. more

Make it Happen Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Education Farm

Website$11,600 January 1, 2017The Fauquier Education Farm hired a part-time Administrative Assistant and promoted the Executive Director to a full time position. more

General Operations Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Education Farm

Website$7,600July 1, 2017Funds to purchase materials needed for the Fauquier Education Farm 2018 Demonstration Projects as part of their summer Workshop Series. more

Program & Planning Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Education Farm

Website$4,901.38March 16, 2018Funding to supplement a new farmer incubator program on existing land at the Fauquier Education Farm campus. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier Education Farm

Website$10,850February 25, 2016Funding used to drill a well and install a water system that can be used by staff for irrigation year round. more

Make it Happen Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Equestrian Forum

Website$19,850March 8, 2017Fauquier Equestrian Forum is working to create a centrally located public use equine facility and trails. Funds in this grant will be used to assist with engineering and construction of a trailhead parking area and to secure appropriate signage. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier Excellence in Education Foundation

Website$96,500July 1, 2016This grant provided funding to improve the main building and outdoor grounds of the existing Outdoor Lab to create an on-site Environmental Studies Academy, providing a place for FCPS students and teachers to experience and interact with nature and the environment. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier FISH

Website$10,000 November 13, 2015Allowed Fauquier FISH to raise the quality of holiday food pantry meals through the inclusion of fresh and local products. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Senior Services

Fauquier FISH

Website$15,000 January 1, 2017Fauquier FISH was awarded support to maintain recent programmatic changes while building their capacity as a non-profit in two specific ways: leasing a more spacious location and a strategic fundraising effort. more

General Operations Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier FISH

Website$30,067July 1, 2017The Weekend Power Pack program provides backpacks of meals to children who are at risk of hunger during weekends, school holidays and snow days. This project is in partnership with Fauquier County Public Schools. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website$370,000June 20, 2016Increased access to behavioral healthcare through the implementation of integrated mental health services in primary care settings, including use of telepsychiatry and remote mental health services to fill gaps in local resources. more

Strategic Initiatives Mental Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website$99,350January 1, 2017General support for the area’s free clinic. The Fauquier Free Clinic offers quality medical, dental, and mental health care to residents of Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties who lack appropriate alternatives for these services. more

General Operations Access to Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website$69,200July 1, 2017Expanded oral health resources within the Fauquier Free Clinic dental clinic. more

Program & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website$133,000September 12, 2017Continuance of access to behavioral healthcare through integrated mental health services, including telepsychiatry and remote mental health programming. more

Strategic Initiatives Mental Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website$35,000August 1, 2015General support for the area’s free clinic. The Fauquier Free Clinic offers quality medical, dental, and mental health care to residents of Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties who lack appropriate alternatives for these services. more

General Operations & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website$52,700July 1, 2016To address shortage of oral health resources in our region, this grant paid to cover the services of an additional staff dentist. more

Program & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

Website$20,000August 1, 2015Funds to strengthen building program to allow Fauquier Habitat to serve more low-income families through construction of affordable housing. more

General Operations & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

Website$62,500January 1, 2017Operating funds for additional programs supporting home building services that increase the number of new families served each year, as well as growing the ReStore operation that provides a recurring source of operating funds. more

General Operations Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

Website$3,050September 20, 2017As part of its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative, Habitat partnered with Piedmont Environmental Council to engage the Haiti Street community in a neighborhood clean up day as part of an ongoing effort to foster relationships with residents and stakeholders as they develop a cohesive, inclusive vision to improve overall quality of life. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

Website$6,150July 1, 2016Fauquier Habitat was awarded funds to provide financial and nutritional education for families in their program, as well as low-income families within the community. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Foothills Forum

Website$15,000July 17, 2015Capacity grant awarded to Foothills Forum supporting their work on community issues and leadership development. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Foothills Forum

Website$7,500July 1, 2017Research and reporting project that will explore critical health and transportation issues facing the local aging population. more

Program & Planning Senior Services

Friends of the Rappahannock

Website$3,000 December 9, 2014Funded Nature Adventure Packs to encourage outdoor play and exploration. Each pack included tools for investigation, such as binoculars and magnifying lenses. The backpacks were carried through the public library systems in Culpeper, Fauquier, and Rappahannock Counties, and could be checked out like a library book, promoting accessibility for all. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Friends of the Rappahannock

Website$10,000January 1, 2017Promotion of activities in headwater counties through the expansion of educational and restoration programs. more

General Operations Childhood Wellness

Friends of the Rappahannock

Website$3,750March 23, 2018The Mobile E-STEM project fosters hands-on environmental learning opportunities for students within the classroom setting, with a curricula suite that allows teachers to select which lessons best supplement existing plans. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Generation Fresh Foundation

$25,000May 3, 2017Children in Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties received “Fresh Bucks” vouchers to spend at the Warrenton Farmers Market, encouraging them to visit the Market with their families and make their own buying decisions. The program reimburses participating market vendors for Fresh Bucks purchases. more

Make it Happen Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Girls on the Run Piedmont

Website$5,000August 1, 2015Planning grant to develop an energized, dynamic board and strategic plan to allow the program to grow at a manageable and sustainable rate. more

General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Girls on the Run Piedmont

Website$7,000January 1, 2017Operational support for expansion into Rappahannock County, and the continued expansion and development of the program in Fauquier and Culpeper Counties. more

General Operations Childhood Wellness

Girls on the Run Piedmont

Website$2,250February 16, 2018Volunteer-led running program that builds social, emotional, and physical skills for girls from the Cedar Lee Boys & Girls Club. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Headwaters Foundation

Website$25,000August 1, 2015General operating support to strengthen core programs: the After-School Enrichment Program (ASEP), the Starfish Mentoring Program and the READ Program. more

General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Headwaters Foundation

Website$10,000July 1, 2017Funded after-school enrichment program at Rappahannock Elementary School, allowing students to have supervised after-school care. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Healthy Culpeper

Website$20,000July 17, 2015Capacity grant awarded to Healthy Culpeper supporting their work on community issues and leadership development. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Healthy Culpeper

Website$8,000January 1, 2017Funding awarded to support Healthy Culpeper’s assistance of non-profit partners, including improved email and marketing techniques, coalition outreach through a regional coalition conference, and increased hours of operation. more

General Operations Access to Health
Mental Health
Senior Services

Hearts Delight Baptist Church

Website$25,000September 21, 2017Funding to construct a new playground that fosters a culture of diversity and collaborative play in a recreational setting. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality

Highland School

Website$2,150 October 13, 2016Middle school faculty at Highland expanded their wellness curriculum to include a nationally-recognized curriculum titled “Positive Action.” This curriculum is used by hundreds of schools across the country in health and wellness classes to help students become successful both socially and academically. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Hospice Support of Fauquier County

Website$15,000August 1, 2015General support of hospice service providing non-medical, supportive care to terminally ill patients and their families in Fauquier County. more

General Operations & Planning Senior Services

Hospice Support of Fauquier County

Website$15,000January 1, 2017Hospice Support increased their ability to provide respite support for the advanced or terminally ill, bereavement counseling, and use of the free DME loan closet. more

General Operations Senior Services

Institute for Public Health Innovation

Website$20,000June 8, 2016Funding that enabled Institute for Public Health Innovation to continue leading a statewide collaborative effort to create consensus guidelines for the training and credentialing of Community Health Workers; to identify sustainable financing to support this critical aspect of the health workforce; and to develop a public awareness campaign to increase support for the utilization of Community Health Workers across Virginia. more

Strategic Initiatives Regional Population Health

James G. Brumfield Elementary School

Website$10,000July 12, 2016The Peaceful Playgrounds Program provided a better-organized playground that involves children in activities that reduce injury and conflicts while motivating kids to be physically active. This playground assists in the development of motor skills, social skills, and cognitive skills through various games and activities. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District

Website$2,675 August 26, 2016Funds allocated for the creation of an Augmented Reality Sandbox that has been used to teach students and the public about watersheds, including our impact on the natural resources in our community. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Kettle Run High School

Website$3,000 December 18, 2014The Kettle Run High School library purchased exercise bikes for use in its facility. Quiet exercise bikes give students the chance to hop on and cycle for a few minutes prior to school, during lunch or even during class. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Mental Health

Leadership Fauquier

Website$20,000July 12, 2017General capacity support for third year of county leadership program. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Leadership Fauquier

Website$20,000July 17, 2015Capacity grant awarded to Leadership Fauquier supporting their work on community issues and leadership development. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Leadership Fauquier

Website$20,000July 29, 2016General capacity support for second year of county leadership program. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Liberty High School

Website$3,000 August 5, 2016SafeZone training was used to educate students at Liberty High School and Fauquier County education professionals to create environments that are culturally competent and supportive to LGBTQ individuals, as well as straight, cisgender people who care about diversity, equality and inclusion. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Mental Health

Local Energy Alliance Program

Website$1,750March 6, 2017Funds were used to build an “Energy Bike” for use at public events, schools and other venues to show how much more energy is required to light conventional light bulbs compared to LED light bulbs. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Lord Fairfax Community College

Website$5,000September 25, 2014Capacity grant supporting attendance and program costs of the Nonprofit Academy at the Lord Fairfax Community College Warrenton campus in spring 2015. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Lord Fairfax Community College

Website$9,000July 21, 2015Capacity grant to support ongoing work surrounding community issues and leadership development. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Lord Fairfax Community College

Website$11,000August 1, 2015General operating support for training healthcare workers at the area’s only institution of higher education. more

General Operations & Planning Access to Health

Lord Fairfax Community College

Website$1,000,000August 31, 2016Support for the construction of a new 40,000 square foot STEM-H building (science technology, engineering, math and health) that will include science and health professions labs, flexible purpose technology classrooms, expanded distance learning opportunities, and a large multipurpose space. more

Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Lord Fairfax Community College

Website$75,000July 1, 2016LFCC expanded its Associate of Applied Science in Emergency Medical Services (EMS) degree and Paramedic Career Studies Certificate program to the Fauquier Campus. more

Program & Planning Access to Health

M. M. Pierce Elementary School

Website$11,980March 15, 2016The LAMP Mobile brought Library, Art, Music, and PE to MM Pierce Students over the summer months, promoting active learning year round. The vehicle was furnished with books that could be distributed to students, art projects that students could do on site, and music and PE activities that students could participate in under the direction of certified teachers. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

M. M. Pierce Elementary School

Website$9,100July 1, 2017Funds to continue servicing the Remington community with the L.A.M.P. Mobile, a project that brings library, art, music, and P.E. to M. M. Pierce students over the summer months, promoting active learning year-round. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Marshall Middle School

Website$20,760.86June 21, 2016Through this grant, normal classroom furniture was replaced with different types of active learning chairs and desks. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Marshall Middle School

Website$2,000January 27, 2017Colleges and businesses are looking for students coming out of school ready to work together cooperatively in groups. To address this need, Marshall Middle School faculty and staff created a “Collaborative Table” area for students to be able to practice this skill. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Mary Walter Elementary School

Website$3,974.18February 16, 2018Supplies to complement engagement work in this culturally diverse community. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Mental Health Association of Fauquier County

Website$6,700 December 3, 2014Mental Health First Aid is a comprehensive 8-hour course that introduced participants to the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, built an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and reviewed common supports. more

Make it Happen Mental Health

Mental Health Association of Fauquier County

Website$18,280January 1, 2017The Mental Health Association of Fauquier County built on existing partnerships and fostered new collaborations to lead the community in setting and implementing a shared agenda for improving access to mental health and substance abuse supports and treatment. more

General Operations Mental Health

Mental Health Association of Fauquier County

Website$64,000July 1, 2017Funds to implement a collaborative community response to concerns regarding mental health and substance abuse issues among local youth. This will include strategies to reduce stigma, promote prevention programs and increase treatment opportunities. more

Program & Planning Mental Health

Mental Health Association of Fauquier County

Website$35,000August 1, 2015Funds granted to joint application with CADRE to perform PRIDE survey in schools, addressing substance abuse, anxiety and depression. more

General Operations & Planning Mental Health

Mental Health Association of Fauquier County

Website$33,000December 21, 2015Planning grant for an initiative to improve access to area mental health services, particularly for those who do not meet criteria for services provided by the pubic mental health system. The collaborative team developed a plan for integrating telepsychiatry and counseling services into local medical practices, including the Free Clinic. more

Strategic Initiatives Mental Health

Middleburg Montessori School

Website$3,951.00February 16, 2018Funds for Pro Panel display boards that supplement ongoing student and community activity. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Mountain Vista Governor’s School Foundation

Website$60,000July 1, 2016Mountain Vista Governor’s School added a 10th grade to their existing 11th and 12th grade program to increase the number anad enhance the opportunities for students attending their school. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

National Capital Lyme Disease Association

Website$25,000April 8, 2016The NatCapLyme Association collected ticks in the Fauquier region to measure local incidence of tick borne infection rates, clarifying the threat of Lyme disease in our area in an effort to promote safety in the outdoors. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Northen Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$100,000May 9, 2017Funds used as a donor incentive “bonus pool” for the online donor challenge Give Local Piedmont Campaign in May 2017. more

Strategic Initiatives Community Engagement

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$100,000May 5, 2015Funds used as a donor incentive “bonus pool” for the online donor challenge Give Local Piedmont Campaign in May 2015. more

Strategic Initiatives Community Engagement

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$35,000January 1, 2017Operating funds to support prospecting, increasing public awareness through their website and annual event, engagement of professional advisors, increasing committee involvement, and broadening outreach activities. more

General Operations Access to Health
Childhood Wellness
Mental Health
Senior Services

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$100,000May 6, 2014Funds used as a donor incentive “bonus pool” for the online donor challenge Give Local Piedmont Campaign in May 2014. more

Strategic Initiatives Community Engagement

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$100,000June 23, 2017Funding to establish a scholarship fund honoring former Fauquier Health CEO Rodger Baker in recognition of his decades of service to the health and vitality of our community. more

Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$100,000May 3, 2016Funds used as a donor incentive “bonus pool” for the online donor challenge Give Local Piedmont Campaign in May 2016. more

Strategic Initiatives Community Engagement

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$250,000November 3, 2016Funds allocated for responsive grants to support organizations engaged in providing assistance for urgent need and benevolent relief requests that fall outside the PATH Foundation’s core mission. more

Strategic Initiatives Regional Population Health

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Website$30,325May 1, 2016The high school giving program offered each high school senior $25 to donate to a nonprofit registered with Give Local Piedmont, a fundraising campaign supported by the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation. more

Strategic Initiatives Community Engagement

Our Saviour Lutheran Church

Website$25,000 October 26, 2016Our Saviour Lutheran Church was awarded funding for a recreational park that could be utilized by several partner organizations and the neighboring community. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality

P. B. Smith Elementary School

Website$8,500January 29, 2015P. B. Smith Elementary School launched a program to combine science and technology lessons with physical education and exercise. By focusing on the art of Physical Education, this project was designed to address the ever increasing nationwide obesity rate and inactivity of today’s youth by incorporating technology into a health and fitness instruction. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

P. B. Smith Elementary School

Website$4,146.48January 12, 2018Integrating mindfulness techniques in the classroom helps teachers improve the mental, emotional, social and physical health of students. This program provides teachers with the necessary resources and training that cultivate an environment that supports positive student outcomes. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Partnership for Warrenton

$8,460 May 12, 2016This grant allocated funds for hanging flower baskets on street lamps Main Street in Warrenton. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Piedmont Environmental Council

Website$64,336July 1, 2016PEC organized a collaborative planning effort in Remington to build on its community assets and offer transportation and recreational options, such as trails, sidewalks, bike routes, and parks projects that reconnect the community and encourage active lifestyles. more

Program & Planning Access to Health
Childhood Wellness

Rapp at Home

Website$50,000May 1, 2016Support for the actions and goals laid out in report for the expansion of Rapp@Home pilot program. more

Strategic Initiatives Senior Services

Rapp at Home

Website$40,000July 1, 2017Funding to create a rural senior village program helping Rappahannock County residents to stay connected and live independently while remaining at home. more

Program & Planning Senior Services

Rappahannock County 4-H

$3,000February 25, 2016Junior-Senior Fest! provided high school juniors and seniors from Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties with an opportunity to learn basic life skills that could help them transition more easily into the “real world” through workshops that taught them skills about interviewing, healthy eating, financial planning, and making smart career and education choices. more

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Rappahannock County High School

Website$16,000October 24, 2016The 8th Grade Academy is designed to help 8th grade students transition more easily into their new high school surroundings. Rappahannock County High School Juniors and Seniors are selected as Peer Mentors to the 8th graders, supporting and guiding them socially, emotionally, and academically, thus decreasing the behavioral and academic issues that can arise with 8th graders during this transitional year. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock County High School

Website$22,500July 1, 2017Funding to continue the PRIDE (Positive Relationships Inspire a Drive for Excellence) program that encourages positive social behaviors for students within a structured school environment. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock County Public Schools

Website$100,000July 1, 2016Commit to be Fit seeks to improve the overall climate regarding health and wellness of the school community through a comprehensive health program. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock County Public Schools

Website$10,550June 22, 2016Provided all RCPS staff with health and wellness oriented supplies for the 2016-2017 academic year to launch the school district’s Commit to be Fit initiative. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock County Public Schools

Website$5,250March 16, 2018Rapp Tomorrow, Read Today promotes early childhood development and kindergarten readiness through literacy outreach to families across the county. This program is being done jointly with the Rappahannock County Library and Headwaters Foundation. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock County Public Schools

Website$162,500October 1, 2017Continued funding for Commit to be Fit, including promotion of healthier cafeteria options, enhancement of the Farm to Table program, and a community challenge for those who are motivated to enact positive change in their own lives. more

Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office

$1,500November 17, 2016Funds used to ensure a ready supply of Naloxone anti-overdose medication for use by law enforcement in light of the region’s cresting heroin epidemic. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office

$9,149.95January 12, 2018In furtherance of its elderly welfare call in system, the Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office used funds to establish the Project Lifesaver program for county residents. more

Make it Happen Access to Health
Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection

Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection

Website$24,150June 14, 2018The Saving Dark Skies project, in collaboration with Rappahannock County Public Schools, replaced unshielded outdoor lights on school property with dark sky compliant lights that reduce glare, save electricity, ensure public safety and protect wildlife. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Rappahannock Nature Camp

Website$3,000March 23, 2018Funding for their two-week teen summer camp and adult outing program, focused on nature-based learning through inter-generational community connection. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services

Website$16,000August 1, 2015Planning grant to assess facility needs and other resources to support mental health services in Fauquier County. more

General Operations & Planning Mental Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services

Website$20,000July 1, 2017Developed a parent education and support program for families coping with behavioral and mental health issues. more

Program & Planning Mental Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services

Website$30,000July 14, 2017Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services, Fauquier County Government and the PATH Foundation are working in concert to identify new space options for a behavioral health facility in Warrenton. more

Strategic Initiatives Mental Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Website$28,500August 1, 2015Planning grant to develop regional strategy for permanent supportive housing of the chronically homeless. more

General Operations & Planning Access to Health
Mental Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Website$13,500September 13, 2017The FAMS Call Center will implement programming that includes taxi cab vouchers, gas cards and marketing materials to low income residents in the Rappahannock-Rapidan region. more

Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Website$3,138May 20, 2016Expand the Foothills Area Mobility System One-Call/One-Click Transportation Center into a Holistic Mobility Call Center that will include information and person-centered solutions addressing healthcare transportation needs in Planning District 9. more

Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

RappU

Website$7,950August 29, 2016Funding supported instructional fees for a one-week training session for current and retired nurses that will serve as certified Certified Nurses Aide teachers, Personal Care Aides, and Medication Technician classes at RappU. more

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RappU

Website$8,000February 16, 2018Expansion of health-based workforce development training, including tools for Certified Phlebotomy Technician and Certified EKG Technician courses. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Remington Post 247 – American Legion

Website$10,000August 5, 2016MIH funds provided landscaping of Remington Post 247 of the American Legion to improve appearance of facility, provide an area for holding Veteran Honor Ceremonies, provide for a Memorial Garden for local Veteran recognition, and provide a quality presentation of our core beliefs. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Remington United Methodist Church

$9,650 December 2, 2014The community garden and park area was designed to be a public space that fosters community relationships. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality
Senior Services

Southeastern Alternative School

Website$5,999February 16, 2018Google Expedition kits are virtual reality headsets for students to “travel” to historically and scientifically significant locations through this experiential learning technology. more

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Special Love

Website$2,500May 4, 2018Enabled 200 pediatric oncology patients and counselors to attend the Camp Fantastic Farm Day at Southwind Farm in Culpeper. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Preschool

Website$6,990October 26, 2016St. Stephen’s Episcopal Preschool was awarded funds for a WeatherBug outdoor weather station as part of their outdoor classroom. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

The Arc of North Central Virginia

Website$6,550 November 25, 2015This MIH grant was awarded for the installation of an all-access drinking fountain at the Fun for All Playground at the WARF. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

The Arc of North Central Virginia

Website$1,000January 1, 2017In order to improve access to care, the Arc of NCV has worked to improve public understanding of the historic changes to Virginia’s Medicaid Waiver design. more

General Operations Access to Health

The Child Care and Learning Center

Website$19,775December 31, 2015Building on CCLC’s innovative nature-based education program, the school used MIH funding to create a garden-to-table program. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

The Child Care and Learning Center

Website$85,053January 1, 2017Funding to support expansion of efforts that connect children to the natural world, retention of Virginia Qualty Rating and Improvement System rating as a provider of quality childcare, and creation of more community partnerships. more

General Operations Childhood Wellness

The Child Care and Learning Center

Website$15,000August 1, 2015General operating support for oldest and largest childcare operation in Rappahannock County. Funding supports innovative nature-based experiential learning program. more

General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Town of Warrenton

Website$8,050June 21, 2016Funding allocated for the purchase of two solar-powered Soofa Benches, which have the ability to charge electronic devices. The benches were placed outside the Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Town of Warrenton

Website$45,000September 14, 2017Improvements to the intersection of Main and 5th Streets with the installation of curb extensions that reduce pedestrian crossing distances, increase visibility and improve accessibility. more

Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Toys For Tots

Website$2,000 December 11, 2014Toys For Tots supplied bicycles and helmets to each Fauquier and Rappahannock family that requested one during the 2014 holiday season. Learning how to ride a bike is a “right of passage,” promoting self-confidence and an active lifestyle year round. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Trinity Episcopal Church

Website$39,800August 1, 2015Trinity Episcopal Church as fiscal agent for Rapp@Home, a senior village program, submitted a plan to develop and pilot a community-based organization to support aging in place in Rappahannock County. more

General Operations & Planning Senior Services

Verdun Adventure Bound

Website$12,400August 1, 2015General operating support of mission to promote personal growth of children and youth of Culpeper, Rappahannock and Fauquier Counties. Mental Health First Aid training and family counseling workshops taught through lessons in stewardship of the land and experiential learning while using nature trails and high adventure. more

General Operations & Planning Mental Health

VolTran

Website$15,000July 1, 2016VolTran, a volunteer transportation service for seniors, people with disabilities and chronic illnesses expanded their program through the implementation of a strategic plan to develop policies and procedures to increase the capacity and sustainability of the organization. more

Program & Planning Access to Health
Senior Services

VolTran

Website$20,000July 1, 2017Assisted with the coordination of extensive outreach programs and transportation services. more

Program & Planning Access to Health
Senior Services

W. C. Taylor Middle School

Website$23,600May 2, 2016This grant offered standing desks to better serve students’ physical and educational needs. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

W. C. Taylor Middle School

Website$12,109February 16, 2018Triangular shaped desks foster a more collaborative and flexible learning environment for 7th grade students. more

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Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility

Website$8,050December 1, 2015WARF on Wheels was created to get out in the community and meet with varying groups to discuss obesity, fitness, health and wellness. Certified instructors showcased ways that individuals could exercise at minimal to no cost, in the privacy of their own home, in a park, or with a group, as well as ways to maintain a healthier lifestyle. more

Make it Happen Access to Health
Childhood Wellness
Senior Services

Warrenton Lions Club Charities, Inc.

Website$8,616July 1, 2017Funds to secure more precise, modern equipment to screen students for sight and hearing deficiencies. more

Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Warrenton Middle School

Website$3,400March 2, 2017The Warrenton Middle School Musical Theater program was able to purchase a projector and scrim fabric for their stage for use during musicals, talent shows and other school programming, allowing the troupe to project different backdrops created in collaboration with the Fauquier High School graphics arts and media students. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Community Vitality

Warrenton Police Department

Website$5,000 October 20, 2015In furtherance of its community public safety programs, the Warrenton Police Department used funds to bring Project Lifesaver to Town residents with conditions such as autism and dementia that increase their risk of wandering or becoming lost. more

Make it Happen Access to Health

Warrenton Police Department

Website$22,546May 1, 2017WPD purchased chairs and tables to accommodate the increased community demand for use of their public meeting room. more

Make it Happen Community Vitality

Warrenton Police Department

Website$5,000December 15, 2016Funds for the REVIVE program, which equipped officers with Naloxone to reverse the effects of opioid overdoses when administered by an officer in light of the region’s rising heroin epidemic. more

Strategic Initiatives Mental Health

Warrenton Salvation Army

Website$8,500August 17, 2017Scholarships for underserved youth to attend the week-long Camp Happyland, where they built leadership and social skills. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Warrenton Youth Sports Club

Website$10,000 December 2, 2014Constructed three outdoor volleyball courts at the WARF / Athey Field complex. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Warrenton Youth Sports Club

Website$3,439.96January 12, 2018The WYSC Ping Pong with a Parent Club is an intergenerational program pairing teams of parents, grandparents, and kids for active, fun competition across generations in a setting that fosters relationship building. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Windmore Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Website$10,000July 1, 2017Support of The Young at HeART Arts and Wellness series, a program that fosters senior wellness and encourages aging with grace, courage and humor. more

Program & Planning Senior Services

Windy Hill Foundation

Website$10,000 December 2, 2014The Windy Hill Foundation received a grant to offer a playground for their workforce housing, located in The Plains. The playground offers a safe place for their children to play outside, and a gathering place for all residents. more

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Windy Hill Foundation

Website$16,500January 1, 2017Operating funds to help Windy Hill Foundation add staff to grow and enhance best practices as they expand in Fauquier County. more

General Operations Access to Health

Windy Hill Foundation

Website$60,000July 1, 2016Windy Hill Foundation was awarded funding to support the construction and outfitting of five fully-accessible units at the Washburn Place affordable housing project in Marshall. more

Program & Planning Access to Health

Young Life

Website$9,000October 13, 2016Young Life Fauquier County started a program at Liberty High School as part of their effort to help marginalized area teens thrive. more

Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Youth Mental Health First Aid

$30,000May 4, 2016Incentive grants for the community to participate in the Youth Mental Health First Aid certification program awarded to nonprofits, government entities, and the public school system. more

Strategic Initiatives Mental Health