PATH Foundation Announces more than $740,000 in Awarded Grants

January 24, 2019 — The PATH Foundation has announced General Operations grants totaling $748,306.50 to 26 organizations serving Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties.

“General Operations grants were designed with area nonprofits in mind. We recognize that general operations funds are crucial to any organization, but they can be difficult to obtain,” Christy Connolly, president and CEO of the PATH Foundation. “With this grant cycle, we aim to help alleviate the pressure to secure funding, and to encourage these organizations to thrive as they demonstrate excellence in their operations.”

Grants were awarded to organizations related to one or more of the PATH Foundation’s four areas of focus: access to care, childhood wellness, mental health and senior services and awardees were selected based on adherence to best practices related to governance, finance, public disclosure and programming principles, as well as their commitment to strategic planning.

“We are fortunate that so many excellent nonprofits call this area home,” Senior Programs Officer Andy Johnston said. “These organizations pursue their missions with hard work and effective practices, and serve as great examples that any nonprofit, regardless of size, can aspire to. By funding general operations, PATH can recognize and empower organizations that are committed to a high standard. We are already looking forward to recognizing even more nonprofits for doing so in the coming years.”

The following 26 organizations were awarded General Operations grants:

Boys & Girls Club of Fauquier

$45,431

Bull Run Mountains Conservancy

$12,500

Community Touch

$25,000

Fauquier Community Child Care

$75,000

Fauquier Community Food Bank & Thrift Store

$30,000

Fauquier Community Theatre

$18,750

Fauquier Education Farm

$14,925

Fauquier Family Shelter Services

$67,500

Fauquier FISH

$10,875

Fauquier Free Clinic

$75,000

Fauquier Habitat for Humanity

$35,752.50

Girls on the Run Piedmont

$5,000

Headwaters Foundation

$22,500

Hospice Support of Fauquier County

$7,500

Mountain Vista Governor’s School Foundation

$2,975

National Capital Area Council Boy Scouts of America

$6,700

Piedmont Dispute Resolution Center

$11,250

Piedmont Symphony Orchestra

$10,000

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services

$75,000

RappU, Inc.

$13,500

The Child Care and Learning Center

$39,444

The Plains Community League

$6,465

The Salvation Army

$42,948

VolTran

$5,041

Warrenton Fields Association

$14,250

Youth for Tomorrow

$75,000

For more information on grant guidelines and principles of best practice, visit our grants page.