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

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. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health
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Town of Warrenton

Website $8,862 June 10, 2020 The Town of Warrenton received $8,862 to fund a Bicycle Patrol Unit. The unit will institute a healthier method of community policing, with the goal to enhance community relations through public interaction, furthering public relationships and trust. Make it Happen 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. This grant provided 22 bicycles and several helmets, with additional funds matched by local donors. 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. General Operations & Planning Senior Services

Verdun Adventure Bound

Website$9,203October 10, 2018In collaboration with CADRE and FCPS, Verdun will create a resiliency skills and team building program through experiential learning for 4th and 5th grade students from Bradley Elementary School. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

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. General Operations & Planning Mental Health

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. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Verdun Adventure Bound

Website $28,823 July 1, 2019 Verdun Adventure Bound received $28,823 for the Adventures in Learning Wellness Program, which uses experiential learning to communicate and implement the Botvin LifeSkills curriculum to students enrolled at M.M. Pierce and C.M. Bradley elementary schools. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

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. Program & Planning Access to Health

VolTran

Website$20,000July 1, 2017Assisted with the coordination of extensive outreach programs and transportation services. Program & Planning Access to Health

VolTran

Website $30,000 September 17, 2019 VolTran received funding to support their volunteer transportation services through organizational needs, including vehicle costs and contractual support. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

W. C. Taylor Middle School

Website$23,600May 2, 2016This grant offered standing desks to better serve students' physical and educational needs. 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility

Website$7,800December 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Warrenton Salvation Army

Website $15,000 May 10, 2020 The Warrenton Salvation Army received $15,000 in funding for their food and commodity assistance program, to help meet increased needs of residents throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Warrenton Youth Sports Club

Website$10,000 December 2, 2014Constructed three outdoor volleyball courts at the WARF / Athey Field complex. 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. 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. 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

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. 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. 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Young Life

Website $10,000 October 28, 2020 $10,000 in Make it Happen! grants was awarded to Young Life, in partnership with Community Touch, to provide tutoring services for middle and high school-aged students in southern Fauquier. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
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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. Program and Planning Mental Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Mental Health