Tag Archives: Make it Happen

Four programs awarded Make it Happen grants from the PATH Foundation

Warrenton, Va., January 26, 2018 — The PATH Foundation awarded four Make it Happen grants recently for projects focused on safety, children’s wellness and family activities. The total granted for these new programs is $18,985.79, leaving the Make it Happen program with approximately $231,000 in available funds for the year. more

The PATH Foundation recently wrapped up their Holiday Magic program, a surprise grant cycle designed to give area nonprofits a helping hand with their holiday efforts.  Requests were limited to $2,000, and were established to support the work nonprofits do during the holidays to support the clients they serve. more

November 14, 2016 — Spilman Park has a new attraction – a disc golf course! Disc golf, also known as Frisbee golf, is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States and around the world (for some very good reasons I’ll share below). more

Projects benefit schools, agriculture and more

July 18, 2016 – Seven Make it Happen grants have been awarded to fund a wide variety of projects in Fauquier County over the last three months. These grants are made available to encourage nonprofits, government entities, or religious institutions to invest time in their communities and encourage creative community-improvement projects. more

Program provides educational summer activities for students

May 20, 2016 — The PATH Foundation (formerly the Fauquier Health Foundation) announced today that it has awarded a Make it Happen grant of $11,980 to the Margaret M. Pierce Elementary School in Remington. more

$25,000 Make It Happen Grant Announced for Tick Surveillance and Analysis Program

Fauquier Lyme Support Group leads partnership of organizations to collect and study pathogenic diseases carried by local ticks

May 16, 2016 — The PATH Foundation (formerly the Fauquier Health Foundation) announced today that it has awarded a $25,000 Make it Happen grant to the Fauquier Lyme Support Group in partnership with the NatCapLyme (parent organization of FLSG), Old Dominion University Tick Laboratory (pathogen analysis), Clarke Company (a global environmental services company handling tick collection for the project), and the Virginia Department of Health (providing advice on tick collection and pathogen analysis). more

PATH Foundation Awards Make it Happen Grant to Fauquier County Sheriff’s Department

Travis Project will provide tools to counteract heroin overdoses

March 7, 2016—The PATH Foundation has awarded a $6850 Make it Happen grant to the Fauquier County Sheriff’s Department to fund the Travis Project. more

Make it Happen Grant Provides Workshops for Parents of Preschoolers

January 15, 2016 — The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded a $9,600 Make it Happen grant to Fauquier County Public Schools for a series of parent workshops open to everyone. more

Fauquier FISH Grant Will Fund Christmas Dinner Baskets for Those in Need

December 15, 2016 — The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded a Make it Happen grant of $10,000 to Fauquier F.I.S.H. (for immediate sympathetic help) so that the organization can provide a full Christmas dinner for those in need while also upgrading the quality and nutritional value of food items in each basket. more

The Arc of North Central Virginia Receives Grant for Outdoor Drinking Fountain at Landmark Playground

December 14, 2015 — The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded a Make it Happen grant of $6,550 to The Arc of North Central Virginia so that the organization can provide an outdoor drinking fountain at its Fun for All Playground at the Warrenton Aquatic Recreation Facility (800 Waterloo Rd., Warrenton, Va.). more

Program to Help those with Alzheimer’s, Autism Funded by Fauquier Health Foundation

Warrenton Police Department Receives Grant for Project Lifesaver

November 2, 2015— Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded its first Make it Happen grant to the Warrenton Police Department to fund a partnership with Project Lifesaver International. more

Grant Information Session on Wednesday, September 30

September 23, 2015 — On Wednesday, September 30, the Bealeton branch library will host Fauquier Health Foundation staff to give an overview of the recently announced $1 million in available grants. Elizabeth Henrickson, Director of Administration and Programs, and Kirsten Dueck, Program Officer, will share tips for submitting Letters of Intent, completing full grant applications, and successful application specifics from past grantees. more

Fauquier Health Foundation to Award $1 Million to Community Programs and Projects in 2016

September 21, 2015—The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it will award $1 million total to selected community projects and programs in 2016.

“We’re very excited to be able to provide one million dollars in grants to community projects and programs, especially those that meet our four priority areas—childhood wellness, mental health, senior services and access to care,” stated Christy Connolly president and CEO of Fauquier Health Foundation. more

Five Make it Happen Grants Announced

Funds mark end of first year of inaugural program

March 6, 2015 — Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded the final Make it Happen grants for the inaugural program. Recipients of the grants are:

Fauquier County 4-H: $9996

Fauquier County 4-H will use the grant to launch a free Summer Natural Resources Education program to children ages 5 – 19. more

Creating a Community Garden with a Make it Happen Grant

Remington United Methodist Church receives funding from Fauquier Health Foundation to make a dream reality

January 19, 2015—The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded a Make it Happen grant to the Remington United Methodist Church. more

Make it Happen grants open November 18

October 20, 2014—The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today the launch of its first community grants program. Make it Happen will begin accepting grant applications on Tuesday, November 18. Because this is a rolling grant process, there are no fast deadlines for the submission of requests. more