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Flexible Funding Applications Now Open

The PATH Foundation’s latest cycle of Flexible Funding grants open Tuesday, July 6. Flexible Funding grants will provide up to $75,000 in unrestricted general operating support to 501(c)(3) organizations that reflect the mission and values of the PATH Foundation within Fauquier, Rappahannock, and Culpeper counties.  “Flexible Funding is a great opportunity for organizations to get […]

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Better Together Fund: everything to know about our latest funding cycle!

The pandemic has kept us apart, but the PATH Foundation’s Better Together Fund aims to bring our community back together. We are excited to announce a new cycle of Better Together funding, which will support nonprofit-led events that bring our community together again. The funding will provide up to $2,500 for nonprofits in Fauquier, Rappahannock […]

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Welcome to our 2021 Summer Interns!

June 1, 2021 — Warrenton, Va. — The PATH Foundation is happy to announce the hiring of 14 college students for the 2021 Summer Internship Program. Over nine weeks, the interns will work together to strengthen the overall health and vitality of Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. Interns selected for the program are placed either […]

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Local nonprofits awarded more than $1.2M in new Flexible Funding grants

The PATH Foundation is happy to announce the recipients of our newest grant cycle: Flexible Funding. 38 organizations received more than $1.2M in funding to support their missions and strengthen the health and vitality of everyone in our community. The Flexible Funding grant cycle, introduced in January 2021, offered up to $75,000 in unrestricted general […]

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Let’s Volunteer Week set for April 18 – April 24

The PATH Foundation’s fourth annual Let’s Volunteer Week will take place from April 18 to 24. Let’s Volunteer Week, which coincides with National Volunteer Appreciation Week, is a week of community volunteering that is designed to support the community and nonprofit organizations in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. Throughout Let’s Volunteer Week, the PATH Volunteer […]

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New Community Conversation will focus on Mental Health, Substance Use in wake of COVID-19

 The PATH Foundation is excited to announce an upcoming virtual Community Conversation on Wednesday, April 7, at 7 p.m., focusing on mental health and substance abuse in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This free event, offered on Zoom, is highlighted on the www.pathtobetter.org website for information and registration. Featured speakers are the Rev. Jan […]

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Announcing: A Virtual Community Conversation with Heather McGhee

The virtual talk will feature Heather McGhee and will discuss her newly released book, “The Sum of Us.” The PATH Foundation is pleased to announce our upcoming virtual discussion featuring author Heather McGhee, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. It will focus on McGhee’s recently released book, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs […]

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Faith Community Nursing program offered at no cost to local nurses

The PATH Foundation and Shenandoah University have partnered once again to offer the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing course at no cost to Registered Nurses in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. Applications for the hybrid, online certificate course are open until January 22, 2021 at noon. As a nursing specialty focused on whole-body and spiritual […]

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Introducing our new grant cycle: Flexible Funding

Our newest grant cycle, Flexible Funding, is open from January 4, through January 29, 2021 at 5 p.m. To support opportunity for all members of our community, the PATH Foundation has announced a new Flexible Funding grant cycle, opening Monday, January 4, 2021. This first round of Flexible Funding grants will provide up to $75,000 […]

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The Strength of Our Community is Our People

As we leave the “unprecedented times” of 2020 for the uncertainty of 2021, we hope you’ll take a moment to read a Letter to the Editor from our President and CEO, Christy Connolly.  With 2020 mercifully winding to a close, we think of celebrations missed or postponed, unimagined cancellations, and time missed with friends and […]

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Updated: Our Continued Response to COVID-19

PATH Foundation’s fourth round of grants during the COVID-19 crisis contributes to a total of $2.3 million in response funding. On October 1, we announced $1,501,720 in Community Resilience Grants to 44 local organizations. Community Resilience Grants were a one-time grant cycle created to help ease the financial burden of increased expenses due to the […]

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PATH announces $1.5 Million in New Community Resilience Grants

Warrenton, Va. — The PATH Foundation has announced more than $1.5 million in special Community Resilience Grants to 44 local organizations. The Community Resilience Grants were a one-time grant cycle created to help ease the financial burden of increased expenses due to the impact of COVID-19. The total granted in this round of giving was […]

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Announcing $1.2M in Broadband, Program & Planning Grants

The PATH Foundation on Friday announced $1.2 million in new funding, including $750,000 for broadband initiatives in areas of Fauquier County that have limited or no access to high-speed internet.  Of the $750,000 in broadband funding, $500,000 will support efforts launched in fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30. The remaining money will go toward […]

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New Community Resilience Grant Cycle Opens July 6

The new, one-time grant cycle will help nonprofits facing financial difficulties from COVID-19 related circumstances. On June 29, the PATH Foundation announced a new Community Resilience grant cycle to support nonprofit organizations, with $1.5M in available funding. The grants were created in response to the difficulties many nonprofits are facing due to circumstances caused by […]

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Third round of pandemic funding provides $206,500 in new COVID-19 relief

PATH Foundation’s third round of grants during the COVID-19 crisis contributes to a total of $816,500 in response funding. May 10, 2020 — Warrenton, VA — On May 10, we announced $206,500 in new, immediate COVID-19 response funding to local organizations in our latest round of efforts to support our community through the crisis. This […]

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$485,000 granted in Response to COVID-19

Our latest round of support to organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. The PATH Foundation has announced $485,000 in immediate grant funding to respond to COVID-19 in Fauquier and Rappahannock counties. This funding is in addition to the $125,000 granted on March 13 in anticipation of community needs, for a total of $610,000 to help our […]

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How can we help a community struggling in a time of need?

Unprecedented times call for unprecedented actions, which we’re seeing through previously unimagined cancellations, warnings and recommendations. In the past several days, we’ve been faced with finding solutions to ever-evolving problems. With the health and well being of our residents at stake, we’re collaborating with partner organizations to help ease the increasing burdens people are facing. […]

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PATH Foundation, VDOT and Fauquier County fund new trail, recreation opportunities

Warrenton, Va. — The PATH Foundation is partnering with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Fauquier County Government to fund the construction of a 1.3-mile, off-road pedestrian and bicycle trail connecting three subdivisions in Fauquier County. The PATH Foundation will contribute $528,332 towards the completion of the trail. VDOT has awarded $520,030 for the […]

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PATH Foundation Announces $750,000 in Available Program and Planning Grants

Application window for Program and Planning Grants Opens Warrenton, Va. — The PATH Foundation has announced the opening of their annual Program and Planning Grants application window, with a total of $750,000 in funding available. Program and Planning Grants, given annually, provide up to $100,000 for organizations to spend on new or existing projects related […]

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