Our Mission

The PATH Foundation strengthens the health and vitality of our community.

Fauquier County

Rappahannock County

Northern Culpeper County

Core Focus Areas

Access to Health

Mental Health

Childhood Wellness

Senior Services

How did the
PATH Foundation
invest in our community last year?

How have the
PATH Foundation's
investments grown over time?

Ongoing Support to Strengthen Area Nonprofits with the PATH Resource Center

Center for Nonprofit Excellance at PATH

Center for Nonprofit Excellence at PATH

Helps local nonprofits through consultations, technical assistance, education, and free resources and workshops.

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PATH Volunteer Hub

PATH Volunteer Hub

Matches volunteers with nonprofits in need of help using a convenient online tool—over 700 volunteer needs fulfilled so far.

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PATH Community Link

PATH Community Link

Connects members of the community with over 900 local and national resources and services. Call toll-free, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at 855-495-LINK (5465).

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of Community Investment in 2018, including:

BOB's Summer Adventure

BOB's Summer Adventure

Books on the Bus, also known as BOB, engages children with music, movement and reading, within walking distance of their own neighborhoods.

I Voted! Sticker Design and Voter Education

"I Voted!" Sticker Design and Voter Education

Winning designs from this Culpeper County sticker design contest were given to voters and future voters as they left the polls on election day.

FRESH and Commit to be Fit

FRESH and Commit
to be Fit

Continued funding for multi-year programs in Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties that increase childhood wellness and nutrition in each county's public-school systems.

Hero's Bridge Battle Buddy Program

Hero's Bridge
Battle Buddy Program

Paired young veterans and volunteers with veterans in need to provide support and improve quality of life.

Warrenton Farmers Market

Warrenton Farmers Market

Increased economic and community vitality in Old Town Warrenton with extended Farmers Market programming.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health
First Aid

De-stigmatizes mental health challenges in teens and children by providing Youth Mental Health First Aid training to over 1,300 area residents.

How else did the PATH Foundation help?

Community Outreach


Dan Buettner

Chris Herren

Former NBA player Chris Herren spoke to students at Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper schools. He shared his story of drug addiction and how he overcame it, along with advice about the importance of self-worth.

Dan Buettner

Dan Buettner

A best-selling author and National Geographic Fellow, Buettner spoke about the importance of connectedness, healthy habits and the world's "Blue Zones," where people live the longest and happiest lives.

Dr. Robert Putnam

Dr. Robert Putnam

A Harvard professor and best-selling author, Putnam discussed "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," and how communities play a role in individual opportunity.

Dan Buettner

Let's Volunteer Day 2018

The Volunteer Hub's second annual community service day brought more than 400 volunteers to 35 community projects.

Dr. Robert Putnam

Holiday Giving

Our Scratch and Give program allowed residents to use special PATH "scratcher tickets," and choose an organization to receive the ticket's winnings.

2018 Summer Internship Program

Hosted 12 interns from Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties who assisted community nonprofits.

Interns developed leadership and planning skills by creating the "Bealeton Café" and "Music in the Garden" in response to a community listening tour.

60+ Grant Recipients
in 2018

PATH Foundation Grantees

  • Afro-American Historical Association of Fauquier County (AAHA)
  • Aging Together
  • Allegro Community School of the Arts
  • Belle Meade Montessori School
  • Bull Run Mountains Conservancy
  • Cedar Lee Middle School
  • Culpeper County
  • Culpeper Community Development Corporation
  • Culpeper Wellness Foundation
  • Fauquier CADRE
  • Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.
  • Fauquier County Government
  • Fauquier County Parks & Recreation
  • Fauquier County Public Schools
  • Fauquier County Public Schools - Student Services
  • Fauquier County Public Schools - VPI
  • Fauquier County Sheriff's Office
  • Fauquier Education Farm
  • Fauquier FISH
  • Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.
  • Fauquier Habitat for Humanity
  • Foothills Forum
  • Foothills Housing Corporation
  • Friends of the Rappahannock
  • Girls on the Run Piedmont
  • Greater Piedmont Trauma Informed Community Network
  • Headwaters Foundation
  • Hero's Bridge
  • Kid Pan Alley
  • Land Trust of Virginia
  • Leadership Fauquier
  • Liberty High School
  • M.M. Pierce Elementary School
  • Mary Walter Elementary School
  • Mental Health Association of Fauquier County
  • Middleburg Montessori School
  • Northern Piedmont Community Foundation
  • Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program
  • P.B. Smith Elementary School
  • Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center
  • Piedmont Symphony Orchestra
  • Rapp@Home
  • Rappahannock County Public Schools
  • Rappahannock County Recreational Facilities Authority
  • Rappahannock County Sheriff's Office
  • Rappahannock Goodwill Industries, Inc.
  • Rappahannock League for Environmental Protection
  • Rappahannock Nature Camp
  • Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services
  • RappU, Inc.
  • Saint James' Episcopal Church
  • Southeastern Alternative School
  • Special Love, Inc.
  • SpiritWorks Foundation
  • Taylor Middle School
  • The Clifton Institute
  • The McShin Foundation
  • The Plains Community League
  • Town of Warrenton
  • Verdun Adventure Bound
  • Warrenton Police Department
  • Warrenton Youth Sports Club
  • Windy Hill Foundation

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