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

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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. General Operations & Planning Senior Services

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. General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.

Website$20,000August 1, 2015General support for county's preeminent before- and after-school program. General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store

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. General Operations & Planning 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. Programs included approximately 212 hours of educational programming and served 740 youth in Fauquier, Rappahannock, and Culpeper Counties. Make it Happen 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. 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. 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. Strategic Initiatives 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
Senior Services

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. General Operations & 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. General Operations & Planning Access to Health

Foothills Forum

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

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. General Operations & Planning 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. General Operations & Planning Childhood Wellness

Headwaters Foundation

Website $10,000 July 1, 2018 Headwaters Foundation received $10,000 to continue support for their After-School Enrichment Program offered to students in Rappahannock County. 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. Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

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. General Operations & Planning Senior Services

Leadership Fauquier

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

Lord Fairfax Community College

Website$9,000July 21, 2015Capacity grant to support ongoing work surrounding community issues and leadership development. 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. General Operations & Planning Access to 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. General Operations & Planning Mental Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Community Engagement

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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

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. General Operations & Planning Mental Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Website$28,500August 1, 2015Planning grant to develop regional strategy for permanent supportive housing of the chronically homeless. General Operations & Planning Mental Health

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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

The Child Care & 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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

The Child Care & 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. General Operations & Planning 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$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

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 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