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

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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. Strategic Initiatives Senior Services
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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. Strategic Initiatives Senior Services

Artists in Middleburg

Website $13,710 July 1, 2019 Artists in Middleburg received $13,710 to supplement and enrich the art program at Claude Thompson Elementary with guest art teachers, additional supplies and field trips to museums and other cultural institutions. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

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. General Operations Childhood Wellness

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. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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.  Strategic Initiatives Childhood Wellness

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.  General Operations Childhood Wellness

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. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Community Touch, Inc.

Website$25,000February 1, 2019Operational funding for ongoing Community Touch initiatives, including housing, food assistance and preschool scholarships. General Operations Childhood Wellness
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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. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Experience Old Town Warrenton

Website $32,000 July 1, 2019 Experience Old Town Warrenton received $32,000 to support community vitality in Old Town through promoting comfort, accessibility, health and economic support. Program & Planning Community Vitality

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. Make it Happen Senior Services

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.  General Operations Childhood Wellness

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. General Operations Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store

Website$30,000 February 1, 2019 Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store received $30,000 in funding, allowing their continual response to the growing need for nutritious food in under-served parts of the community. General Operations Childhood Wellness
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Fauquier Community Theatre

Website $18,750 February 1, 2019 Fauquier Community Theatre received $18,750 dollars to provide the vitality of arts and wellness through creativity. This way, they will increase accessibility to the arts for all, with a focus on seniors and youth. General Operations Childhood Wellness
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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. Strategic Initiatives Health Priority
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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. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health
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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. Strategic Initiatives Health Priority

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. Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

Fauquier County Youth Orchestra

Website $2,000 October 1, 2020 Fauquier County Youth Orchestra received $2,000 in Community Resilience Grant funding. These funds will help ease the financial burden of increased expenses due to COVID-19. Community Resilience Childhood Wellness

Fauquier County Youth Orchestra

Website $5,000 August 6, 2019 A $5,000 grant is to fund a season finale concert, combining performances from Kid Pan Alley students with performances from the Fauquier County Youth Orchestra. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Education Farm

Website $30,150 July 1, 2019 This grant provided support for Fauquier Education Farm's demonstration gardens and educational programs. Program and Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Education Farm

Website $30,150 July 1, 2019 This grant provided support for Fauquier Education Farm's demonstration gardens and educational programs. Program & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Enterprise Center

Website $18,350 July 1, 2019 Fauquier Enterprise Center received $18,350 to provide two after-school entrepreneurship programs and one summer entrepreneurship program, which will teach business skills to high school students. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier FISH

Website $98,943 July 1, 2019 This grant provided continued funding for the Weekend Power Pack program, which provides backpacks of meals to children who are at risk of hunger, and the Power of Produce program, which promotes farmer’s market vitality and the purchase of locally grown food. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website $64,000 July 1, 2019 Fauquier Free Clinic received $64,000 to support the use of dental hygienists in a continuation of their oral health care program. Program & Planning Access to Health

Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.

Website $50,000 August 8, 2019 The Fauquier Free Clinic received $50,000 in continued support for their dental clinic and oral health care programs. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health
Regional Population Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Health Priority
Mental Health

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. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

Website $82,718.89 July 1, 2019 Fauquier Habitat for Humanity received $82,718.89 to support initiatives to improve the quality of life in the Haiti Street/Eva Walker Park neighborhood of Warrenton. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. Make it Happen Access to Health

Friends of the Rappahannock

Website$3,750March 23, 2018The Upper Rappahannock River Report Card will provide individuals with detailed information on 16 quantitative indicators concerning the health and safety of local tributaries. Make it Happen Access to Health

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. Program & Planning Access to Health
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Kid Pan Alley

Website $16,000 July 1, 2019 Kid Pan Alley received $16,000 to support "One Little Song Can Change the World," a project that focuses on the art of songwriting and its potential as a catalyst for change. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building

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. Make it Happen Access to Health
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Mountainside Montessori

Website $20,379 July 16, 2019 Mountainside Montessori received $20,379 to create an interactive Discovery Trail for children on its 10-acre campus. The Discover Trail will be available to the community at large, and will be a self-directed path with interactive experiences to promote learning. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

New Pathways Tech, Inc.

Website $20,000 August 19, 2019 This grant to New Pathways Tech, Inc. provided funding for five students to complete training to illustrate success of workforce opportunities, as they relate to the Governor's G-3 bill, in support of small business growth. Strategic Initiatives Capacity Building
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Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program

Website $13,000 July 1, 2019 Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program was granted $13,000 to support their equine-assisted, hands-on learning program. The program will serve 80 Fauquier County students, helping them to develop skills that will facilitate their long-term personal wellness and leadership abilities. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

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. Program & Planning Mental Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Health Priority
Mental Health
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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. Make it Happen Access to Health

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. Program & Planning Senior Services
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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. Make it Happen Childhood Wellness

Rappahannock Pantry, Inc.

Website $42,940 July 1, 2019 Rappahannock Pantry received $42,940 to build a new, safe facility in Washington, Virginia. Program & Planning Access to Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Senior Services

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.  Strategic Initiatives Mental Health

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. Strategic Initiatives Regional Population Health

Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission

Website $26,860 September 5, 2019 Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission received $26,860 to sustain Mobility Specialist services as part of the FAMS Call Center. The Call Center implements programming that includes taxi cab vouchers and gas cards to low income residents in the Rappahannock-Rapidan region. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health
Health Priority

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> Make it Happen Childhood Wellness
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The Bridge Community Church

Website $18,940 May 10, 2019 The Bridge Community Church received an $18,490 Make it Happen! grant for their Emergency Services Mobile Canteen, which will be deployed when first responders request canteen services for a critical event in Fauquier County. Make it Happen Access to Health

The Child Care & Learning Center

Website $50,000 July 1, 2019 The Child Care & Learning Center received $50,000 to support child well-being outcomes for children in pre-school and after-school programs at CCLC and countywide, through teacher training and additional family supports. Program & Planning Childhood Wellness

Town of Warrenton

Website$45,815 August 12, 2019 The Town of Warrenton received grant funding for enhancements to the Warrenton Circuit Rider, including maintaining a second bus, additional hours of service and additional stops. Strategic Initiatives Access to Health
Health Priority

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 $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