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Our Grants

The PATH Foundation offers several grant cycles during the year to help nonprofits and government agencies better the communities in Virginia’s Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. Flexible Funding Grants must align with one of our four areas of focus — access to health, childhood wellness, mental health and senior services — to be considered. Make it Happen Grants and Technical Assistance Grants are not required to adhere to those principles, but both enhance vitality and service within our community.


The PATH Foundation’s Flexible Funding grant cycle is open for qualifying nonprofits in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties. Funding will provide up to $75,000 in unrestricted general operating support for 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations to be used as needed to meet their missions. While the PATH Foundation does not provide unrestricted general operating support to faith communities, schools,  governments and fire/EMS, we will consider requests for new or ongoing community-facing programs that intersect with our four priority areas:  Access to Health, Childhood Wellness, Mental Health and Senior Services.

Flexible Funding application period is now closed. Learn more.

Please note: to be eligible for funding, organizations must operate in Fauquier, Rappahannock or Culpeper counties in Virginia. 

Better Together Fund

We are excited to announce the return of the Better Together Fund. This funding opportunity is designed to support nonprofit-led events that will bring people together again.

What is it?
The Better Together Fund exists to support community-facing events that bring people together.
The Better Together Fund began in 2021 and will provide up to $2,500 per event to nonprofits operating in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties.

Eligibility. To qualify, the event must…

  • Be held within one year of submission.
  • Meet health guidance and guidelines.
  • Be submitted for consideration by a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, education institution, religious institution, or local government entity.

Application Deadline
The Better Together Fund will open on April 1, 2024. The deadline for submissions is August 30, 2024.

Need more info
If you have questions, or need assistance with your submission, please contact Beth Foddrell at or Lynn Lauritzen at

To learn more and apply, please visit, the PATH Volunteer Hub’s Better Together initiative page.

Annual and Ongoing Grants

Click the boxes below to see the criteria and application process for our annual or ongoing grant cycles.

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Program & Planning Grants

General Operations Grants


Make it Happen!

Technical Assistance Grants

Grant Partnership Overview and FAQs

If you are a recent grant recipient, please review the PATH Foundation Grant Partnership Overview. This document breaks down the first few weeks of the grant process and answers frequently asked questions from past grant recipients.

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If you’re uncertain about how best to move forward, please contact our program staff. We would be happy to discuss any concerns or questions you may have, call 540.680.4100 to speak with us today.