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Rapp@Home

Website$40,000 July 9, 2020 Rapp@Home received $40,000 to support their rural senior village serving Rappahannock County. The village aims to facilitate aging in place, allowing residents to lead vital,connected and comfortable lives in the comfort of their own homes.

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Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website $60,291 July 9, 2020 The Fauquier Free Clinic received $60,291 to support expanded primary care clinic hours, along with specialized diabetes education and teaching.

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Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center

Website $68,960 July 9, 2020 Piedmont Dispute Resolutino Center received $68,960 to fund an early intervention conflict resolution program for non-court involved residents of northern Culpeper, Fauquier, and Rappahannock counties through mediation and restorative justice education and services.

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Rappahannock County Public Schools

Website $69,000 July 9, 2020 Rappahannock County Public Schools received $69,000 to provide a school-based wellness center, partnering with local medical, dental and mental health providers. Access will be available regardless of insurance or income level.

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Fauquier FISH

Website $75,000 July 9, 2020 Fauquier FISH received $75,000 for their Weekend Power Pack program, which provides backbacks of meals to children who are at risk of hunger during weekends, school holidays and snow days.

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Liberty Community Church

Website $3,850 July 9, 2020 Liberty Community Church received a Make it Happen! grant of $3,850 for online seminars focused on parent-child relationships, to teach parents the skills to equip their children with character, compassion and problem-solving skills.

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Services to Abused Families (SAFE)

Website $10,000 May 10, 2020 Services to Abused Families, Inc. received $10,000 in funding for their domestic violence shelter and services in anticipation of increased need due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Fauquier County 4-H

$10,500 May 10, 2020 In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fauquier County 4-H Livestock Program received $10,500 for animal processing to provide protein donations to local food banks for use in meal creation and distribution.

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Community Cooks

Website $23,000 May 10, 2020 A $23,000 grant funded the efforts of Community Cooks, which provided high-quality, fresh and frozen meals with to families and food banks affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program operates in partnership with Gateau Bakery and Tea Room, Great Harvest Bread Co., Fauquier County 4-H and Warrenton Wellness Kitchen.

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Mid-Atlantic Food Resilience and Access Coalition (MAFRAC)

Website $50,000 May 10, 2020 This $50,000 grant to MAFRAC, Fauquier Community Child Care and 4P Foods funded their “Taco Tuesday” meal distribution program. The program provided fresh, locally sourced and prepared meals for free to families who faced food insecurity or were adversely affected by COVID-19.

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Piedmont Environmental Council

Website $5,000 May 10, 2020 Piedmont Environmental Council received $5,000 as part of a challenge grant in response to COVID-19. This grant allowed for the hiring of local dairymen to provide milk to the Fauquier Community Food Bank & Thrift Store.

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Businesses of Rappahannock

Website $10,000 May 10, 2020 Businesses of Rappahannock received $10,000 to continue their efforts supporting the business community during the pandemic.

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Culpeper Chamber of Commerce

Website $10,000 May 10, 2020 The Culpeper Chamber of Commerce received $10,000 to continue their efforts supporting the business community during the pandemic.

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Fauquier Chamber of Commerce

Website $25,000 May 10, 2020 The Fauquier Chamber of Commerce received $25,000 to continue their efforts supporting the business community during the pandemic.

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District

Website $20,000 May 10, 2020  In response to COVID-19, the Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District received $20,000 to help fund a contact-tracing program for students fulfilling clinical hours, in partnership with Claude Moore Charitable Foundation and Culpeper Wellness Foundation.

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Northen Piedmont Community Foundation

Website $18,000 May 10, 2020 In response to hardships faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, Give Local Piedmont received $18,000 in additional program support for the High School Giving program. The High School Giving program provides each senior at high schools in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties with a monetary donation. Participating seniors then choose a local organization to receive their donation.

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Fauquier Economic Development

Website $10,000 May 10, 2020 Fauquier County Economic Development received $10,000 for an economic development microloan program to help local businesses affected by COVID-19.

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Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website $40,000 March 31, 2020 In response to increased need during the COVID-19 pandemic, Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc. received $40,000 in emergency funding to continue to serve children families in need throughout the community. 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

Website $40,000 March 31, 2020 In response to increased need during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc. received $40,000 in emergency funding to continue to serve children families in need throughout the community.

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Community Touch, Inc.

Website $25,000 March 31, 2020 This $25,000 grant was given as emergency funding in response to COVID-19. Community Touch, like many organizations in our area, faced an increase in the community’s need for their services as a result of the pandemic.

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Fauquier County Public Schools

Website $25,000 March 21, 2020 Fauquier County Public Schools received $25,000 for a summer food distribution program at M. M. Pierce Elementary School, in partnership with the Fauquier Community Child Care, Fauquier FISH, Rappahannock Food Pantry and Culpeper Food Bank.

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Lord Fairfax Community College

Website $36,090 January 14, 2020 Lord Fairfax Community College received a $36,090 to help fund the “LFCC Path to Success” Program, which addresses gaps in support to under-represented students in the community.

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Bull Run Mountains Conservancy

Website $25,000 March 4, 2020 Bull Run Mountains Conservancy received $25,000 in general operating funds to support their ongoing operation and best practices. 

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Community Touch, Inc.

Website $50,000 March 4, 2020 Community Touch received $50,000 in general operations funding to support their daily operations and the continuation of best practices in their day to day work.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

Website $42,512 February 7, 2020 The Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier, Inc. received $42,512 in General Operating funds, which will provide support for their outcomes-based youth development program focusing on healthy lifestyles, career and academic success, character and leadership preparing youth for great futures.

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Allegro Community School of the Arts

Website $15,000 February 7, 2020 Allegro Community School of the Arts received $15,000 in general operations funding to continue their work towards community vitality, by providing arts education and productions for the community.

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Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County

Website $36,000 February 7, 2020 The Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County received a $36,000 General Operations grant. These funds will support the AAHA in continuing their work by helping to fund their operating costs.

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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.

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Fauquier County Public Schools

Website $73,000 August 21, 2019 Fauquier County Public Schools received $73,000 to fund the continuance of their plan for addressing equity issues within the Fauquier County Public School system.

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Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

Website $1,050,000 September 24, 2019 Fauquier Habitat for Humanity’s Haiti Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative is an extensive program to acquire and renovate a large portion of an underserved neighborhood, ensuring permanent affordable housing, community engagement, opportunity and neighborhood stability. Grant funding will be used to acquire multiple properties for the purpose of placing them into a land trust or a similar shared equity model. Grant funding will also be used to add critical program staff.

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Fauquier County Government

Website $7,854 August 12, 2019 This grant funded the continuation of expanded service days by Fauquier County On Demand Public Transportation Services.

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Fauquier County Public Schools – FRESH

Website $880,000 August 12, 2019 This grant is the fourth allocation of a multi-year program to continue elevating nutrition, exercise and after school enrichment across the Fauquier County school district. The grant helps fund the Fauquier Reaches for Excellence in School Health (FRESH) program for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Virginia College Advising Corps

Website $95,000 March 6, 2019 A $15,000 grant to the Virginia College Advising Corps funded the placement of four college advisers, all recent college graduates, at four area high schools. The advisers provide admissions and financial-aid advising to students and families through one-on-one and group sessions.

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Piedmont Journalism Foundation

Website $15,000 August 7, 2019 Piedmont Journalism Foundation received $15,000 to work together with Foothills Forum on a research and reporting project focused on the crisis of opioids and drug abuse.

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PLAY Warrenton

Website $6,399.50 September 5, 2019 The PATH Foundation awarded $6,399.50 to the Master Gardener Association of Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties via PLAY Warrenton. The grant will fund the planting of native tree species in Rady Park, to replace those killed by emerald ash borers. The planting was completed alongside the Town of Warrenton Parks and Recreation Department at a ceremony in October 2019.

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RappFLOW

Website $10,000 June 30, 2019 RappFLOW (Friends and Lovers of Our Watersheds) received a $10,000 grant to partner with Rappahannock County Elementary School for an ecological courtyard renovation project, including outdoor learning space and a vegetable garden./span>

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Aging Together

Website $5,000 August 12, 2019 Aging together received $5,000 to help fund volunteer recruitment efforts, travel training, maintenance and more costs associated with providing high-quality senior transportation.

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Leadership Fauquier

Website $20,000 August 15, 2019 This grant to Leadership Fauquier provided general capacity funding for the fourth year of the county leadership program.

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Rappahannock County Public Schools

Website $297,000 August 12, 2019 This grant provides renewed funding for the Rappahannock County Public Schools’ Commit to be Fit program for the 2019-2020 school year. The program seeks to improve the overall climate regarding health and wellness of the school community through a comprehensive health program.

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Families 4 Fauquier

Website $13,300 September 23, 2019 Families 4 Fauquier received a $13,300 grant to fund their holiday community events, which serve individuals or families who may feel alone or forgotten.

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Fauquier County Government

Website $300,000 October 14, 2019 This $300,000 grant to the Fauquier County Government will provide funding to develop a synthetic field at the Central Fauquier Sports Complex.

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Culpeper Community Development Corporation

Website $100,000 October 8, 2019 Culpeper Community Development Corporation received a $100,000 grant to fund the construction and rehabilitation of 44 housing units as part of their Ann Wingfield Commons Initiative. The new units will be dedicated to serving individuals and family members with behavioral or other disabilities, in addition to serving low-income residents.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

Website $2,000October 4, 2019The Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier, Inc. received a $2,000 grant to help fund their youth programs. 

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services

Website $100,000 October 4, 2019 Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services received $100,000 to fund the Coordinated Opioid Response Plan, which supports prevention, treatment and recovery efforts in the Rappahannock-Rapidan Region. 

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services

Website $40,000 August 22, 2019 Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services was granted $40,000 to supplement the cost of the RRCS Transit’s senior transportation programs. The transportation services covers travel to a senior center and adult day health care, and home-delivered meal programs.

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Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website $255,000 August 8, 2019 The Fauquier Free Clinic received $255,000 in continued support for their Telehealth program, which includes a full-time mental health clinician, telehealth visits with therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists, medication, and more.

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Fauquier County Government

Website $120,000 July 18, 2019 This 120,000 will help fund the Broadband Tower Deployment Project. The project is designed to establish broadband towers in rural County areas, and will provide immediate broadband options and cellular service to lacking areas.

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District

Website$5,750 August 6, 2019 The Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District of the Virginia Department of Health will encourage safe firearm storage by providing trigger locks to residents. Universal trigger locks block trigger access and prevent anyone who doesn’t know the combination from operating the weapon.

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Fauquier FISH

Website $10,000 July 29, 2019 Fauquier FISH received a $10,000 grant to administer a matching fund for clients using SNAP benefits at the Warrenton Farmers Market.

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Cornerstone Church

Website $54,383 August 2, 2019 Cornerstone Baptist Church received $54,383 for a new Caregiver Ministry, which offers support to those caring for older adults, persons with disabilities and children in the foster care system by mobilizing volunteers and faith-based organizations.

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Youth for Tomorrow

Website $23,000 July 9, 2020 Youth for Tomorrow received $23,000 to support the expansion of behavioral health services to the aging population of Fauquier County.

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Aging Together

Website $100,000 August 2, 2019 As part of a special measure to fund senior services and mental health initiatives, Aging Together received $100,000 to facilitate their work in enhancing supports for older persons, their families and their caregivers in Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange, and Rappahannock counties.

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Rapp@Home

Website$40,000 July 1, 2019 Rapp@Home received $40,000 to support its rural senior village serving Rappahannock County. The village aims to facilitate aging in place, allowing residents to lead more connected and comfortable lives.

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Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center

Website $75,000 July 1, 2019 Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center received $75,000 to fund an early intervention conflict resolution program for non-court involved residents of northern Culpeper, Fauquier and Rappahannock counties through mediation and restorative justice education and services.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

Website $67,650 July 1, 2019 The Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier received $67,650 for the Emotional Resiliency program, which consists of weekly peer groups that address a variety of mental wellness challenges and enhance social-emotional learning and emotional regulation.

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Friends of the Rappahannock

Website  $45,075 July 1, 2019 This grant provided funds to develop a strategic plan for the Upper Rappahannock River Water Trail, including a website, map, river health indices and outreach materials, river safety outreach materials, paddle tours and other aspects of trail management.

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Clifton Institute

Website$39,226.20 July 1, 2019 This grant provided support for hiking programs, including half-day field trips and nature hikes for local schools, homeschooling groups and other organizations.

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Friends of Sky Meadows State Park

Website $19,955 March 12, 2019 Friends of Sky Meadows State Park received $19,955 in Make it Happen! grant funding to create a sensory trail, including signage and audio features for the blind and visually impaired.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

Website$2,716March 12, 2019This Make it Happen! grant funded a 3D printer to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier Inc.’s STEM computer coding club.

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Liberty High School

Website$7,650March 12, 2019This Make it Happen! grant was awarded to build two bocce ball courts, which foster an inclusive, healthy environment available to all in the community.

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Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website $75,000 February 1, 2019 Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc. received $75,000 in operating funds, used to offset administrative expenses, upgrade equipment and technology used by and minstrative staff, and staff development.

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Clifton Institute

Website $17,750 July 1, 2018 This $17,750 grant supported The Clifton Institute, Inc. in expanding their outdoor experiential education program for local elementary and secondary school students.

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Rapp at Home

Website$35,000July 1, 2018 Rapp at Home received $35,000 to continue support of their Senior Village Initiative. This program links neighbors together to maintain their independence through staying active, and having access to necessary services in Rappahannock County.

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Fauquier CADRE

Website $20,000 July 1, 2018 CADRE received $20,000 to continue and expand the Lock Your Meds program, which educates families on the importance of locking medications in a secure location at home. The program was originally 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.

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PATH Foundation

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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Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$75,000February 1, 2019Operating funds will be used to offset administrative expenses, upgrade equipment and technology used by administrative staff and staff development. 

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Bull Run Mountains Conservancy

Website$12,500February 1, 2019BRMC is creating “outdoor enthusiasts for life,” to support an active and healthy community, encourage preservation of publicly accessible land and increase outdoor recreation opportunities on and around the Bull Run Mountains. 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

Website$45,431February 1, 2019Operating funds allow the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc. to provide an outcomes-based youth development program focusing on healthy lifestyles, career and academic success, character and leadership preparing youth for great futures.

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District

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.

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Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.Make It HappenAccess to Health

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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.

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Middleburg Montessori School

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

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Mary Walter Elementary School

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

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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.

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PATH Foundation

Make it Happen Grants Awarded

Four programs awarded Make it Happen grants from the PATH Foundation Warrenton, Va., January 26, 2018 — The PATH Foundation awarded four Make it Happen grants recently for projects focused on safety, children’s wellness and family activities. The total granted for these new programs is $18,985.79, leaving the Make it Happen program with approximately $231,000 […]

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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.

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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.

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PATH Foundation

PATH Foundation to Redeem 20 Percent Ownership Interest in Fauquier Health to LifePoint Health®

WARRENTON, Va. — The PATH Foundation announced that as it completes its fourth year of work in the community, it will redeem its 20 percent ownership interest in Fauquier Health to LifePoint Health®.  This announcement comes approximately four years after the Fauquier Health Board of Directors finalized an agreement to enter into a joint venture […]

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Holiday Magic for our Area Nonprofits

The PATH Foundation recently wrapped up their Holiday Magic program, a surprise grant cycle designed to give area nonprofits a helping hand with their holiday efforts.  Requests were limited to $2,000, and were established to support the work nonprofits do during the holidays to support the clients they serve. Christy Connolly, PATH Foundation president and […]

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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.

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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.

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Chris Herren Community Forum on November 28

On Tuesday, November 28, the PATH Foundation and Mental Health Association of Fauquier County are hosting a free community forum featuring former NBA player Chris Herren discussing his recovery after years of addiction.  Organized for parents, grandparents and guardians, the event will also offer local experts and resources to offer guidance to keep your family […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office

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.

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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.

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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.

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Leadership Fauquier

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

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Community Services

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Headwaters Foundation

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

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Foothills Forum

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

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Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

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

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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.

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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.

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Fauquier County Public Schools

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

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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.

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Culpeper County

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

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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.

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New PATH Foundation intern staff set to impact surrounding community

These interns will assist the foundation by working closely with area organizations on various initiatives, including work with the Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility (WARF), Fauquier Free Clinic, Town of Warrenton, Fauquier County Public Library, Mental Health Association of Fauquier County and Fauquier Reaches for Excellence in School Health (FRESH). Some interns will also assist […]

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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.

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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.

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PATH Foundation

PATH Foundation Announces More than $500,000 in Grants

Project & Planning Grants provide funding for 17 area organizations The PATH Foundation announced the selection of 17 area organizations to receive funding from their most recent round of grant applications, focused on projects and planning. The projects selected relate to one or more of the Foundation’s four priority areas: access to care; childhood wellness; […]

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PATH Foundation

PATH Foundation announces new Technical Assistance grants

The PATH Foundation has announced a new Technical Assistance (TA) funding opportunity for qualifying applicants. With no set grant cycle, funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis until funding is exhausted. The TA grants are designed to offer funding for consultants, tools or skills to strengthen an organization’s operations. Complete details are as follows: […]

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FRESH Regional Collaboration to grow and inspire healthy kids, families and communities

Fresh Bucks Program Sponsored by PATH Foundation to Connect Fauquier and Rappahannock Students to Healthy Foods and Healthy Choices at the Warrenton Farmers Market. As kids head off for summer vacation, Fauquier and Rappahannock County schools are sending students home with Fresh Bucks to use to shop for local foods all summer long. The free […]

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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.

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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.

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Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

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

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PATH Volunteer Center’s Let’s Volunteer Day Approaching

Community-wide volunteer day slated for Saturday, April 29. On Saturday, April 29, the PATH Volunteer Center will hold Let’s Volunteer Day – its first community-wide day of volunteering to benefit communities in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties.  Let’s Volunteer Day is perfect for individuals or groups of families, friends, churches and student clubs to sign […]

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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.

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PATH Volunteer Center Announces Let’s Volunteer Day

Community-wide volunteer day slated for April 29  The PATH Volunteer Center is planning its first community-wide day of volunteering to benefit communities in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties. Saturday, April 29, will be the day to gather as a community to see how much we can accomplish in one day. We need your help to […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Fauquier, Inc.

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

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Invitation to Community Health Needs Assessment Town Hall

The PATH Foundation, Fauquier Health and the Rappahannock-Rapidan Health District are currently conducting research for the 2017 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA).  This research will be used to develop an action plan to better health for Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties by identifying our community’s significant health needs and priorities. On Thursday, April 6, a […]

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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.

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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.

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Aging Together

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

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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.

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PATH Foundation Invests $370,000 in Mental Health Services at Fauquier Free Clinic

PATH Foundation Invests $370,000 in Mental Health Services at Fauquier Free Clinic Funding supports innovative tele-psychiatry and counseling services Feb. 3, 2017 — In an effort to meet the growing need for mental and behavioral health services, the PATH Foundation is funding tele-psychiatry and remote mental health services at the Fauquier Free Clinic. Created to […]

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Online Community Report Highlights PATH Foundation Activities

An online version of the PATH Foundation’s Report to the Community highlights the first three years of the foundation’s efforts in Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties. View the report to learn more about the foundation’s wide range of grants, community programs and nonprofit support.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Friends of the Rappahannock

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store

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.

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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.

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PATH to Kindness Announced

PATH to Kindness Announced PATH Foundation Shares Information on Holiday Program December 6, 2016 — This year during the holidays, the PATH Foundation is spreading cheer through our PATH to Kindness project – something that encourages the pay it forward principle of doing something nice for others. At the PATH Foundation, we’ll be busy surprising […]

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Community Events for PATH to Kindness

Community Events for PATH to Kindness December 10, 2016 — The PATH Foundation is continuing its 12 Days of Kindness project with the following events for the community. Free children’s book Friday, December 16 6 – 9 pm PATH Foundation interns be outside the John Barton Payne building with the book “One Good Deed” to […]

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Over $500,000 Awarded in General Operations Grants

Over $500,000 Awarded in General Operations Grants 5 area nonprofits receive funding December 1, 2016 — The PATH Foundation today announced the recipients of its general operations grants. Fifteen organizations received a total of $501,283 to use for efforts to strengthen and grow their organizations. Christy Connolly, President and CEO of the PATH Foundation, said […]

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Over $500,000 Awarded in General Operations Grants

Over $500,000 Awarded in General Operations Grants 15 area nonprofits receive funding December 1, 2016 — The PATH Foundation today announced the recipients of its general operations grants. Fifteen organizations received a total of $501,283 to use for efforts to strengthen and grow their organizations. Christy Connolly, President and CEO of the PATH Foundation, said […]

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PATH Volunteer Center Now Open

Center serves as resource for Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper November 18, 2016 – The PATH Volunteer Center, an effort funded by the PATH Foundation, is working to expand volunteerism for nonprofits serving Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. The center is launching an online software platform that matches volunteers with nonprofit needs at www.letsvolunteer.org. By creating […]

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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.

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Make it Happen Grant Funds New Disc Golf Course at Spilman Park

Spilman Park has a new attraction – a disc golf course! Disc golf, also known as Frisbee golf, is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States and around the world (for some very good reasons I’ll share below). Spilman Park now boasts its own 18-hole disc golf course, completed just a few […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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$500,000 in Project and Planning Grants Available

$500,000 in Project and Planning Grants Available September 19, 2016 — The PATH Foundation announced today the opening of their Project and Planning Grants cycle. $500,000 will be available for this grant cycle. The PATH Foundation is a charitable grantmaking foundation located in Warrenton that serves Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties. In 2016, the PATH Foundation […]

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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.

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PATH to Better with Dolvett Quince

Free community event to be held September 10, 2016 August 29, 2016 – Dolvett Quince, the celebrity trainer from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” will host a meet and greet, a group workout, and provide an inspirational discussion to help attendees get on the PATH to Better. Quince has been making strides in the fitness world […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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General Operations Grant Cycle Announced

The PATH Foundation is announcing up to $500,000 in available funds for general operations grants for qualifying nonprofits in Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties. These funds will offer unrestricted funding for nonprofits to use towards general expenses such as rent, utilities and equipment. Christy Connolly, PATH Foundation President and CEO, referenced philanthropy studies as […]

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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.

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Leadership Fauquier

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

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Seven Make it Happen Grant Recipients Announced

Projects benefit schools, agriculture and more July 18, 2016 – Seven Make it Happen grants have been awarded to fund a wide variety of projects in Fauquier County over the last three months. These grants are made available to encourage nonprofits, government entities, or religious institutions to invest time in their communities and encourage creative […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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