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Let’s Volunteer Week set for April 18 – April 24

The PATH Foundation’s fourth annual Let’s Volunteer Week will take place from April 18 to 24. Let’s Volunteer Week, which coincides with National Volunteer Appreciation Week, is a week of community volunteering that is designed to support the community and nonprofit organizations in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. Throughout Let’s Volunteer Week, the PATH Volunteer […]

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New Community Conversation will focus on Mental Health, Substance Use in wake of COVID-19

 The PATH Foundation is excited to announce an upcoming virtual Community Conversation on Wednesday, April 7, at 7 p.m., focusing on mental health and substance abuse in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This free event, offered on Zoom, is highlighted on the website for information and registration. Featured speakers are the Rev. Jan […]

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Announcing: A Virtual Community Conversation with Heather McGhee

The virtual talk will feature Heather McGhee and will discuss her newly released book, “The Sum of Us.” The PATH Foundation is pleased to announce our upcoming virtual discussion featuring author Heather McGhee, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10. It will focus on McGhee’s recently released book, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs […]

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Faith Community Nursing program offered at no cost to local nurses

The PATH Foundation and Shenandoah University have partnered once again to offer the Foundations of Faith Community Nursing course at no cost to Registered Nurses in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. Applications for the hybrid, online certificate course are open until January 22, 2021 at noon. As a nursing specialty focused on whole-body and spiritual […]


Introducing our new grant cycle: Flexible Funding

Our newest grant cycle, Flexible Funding, is open from January 4, through January 29, 2021 at 5 p.m. To support opportunity for all members of our community, the PATH Foundation has announced a new Flexible Funding grant cycle, opening Monday, January 4, 2021. This first round of Flexible Funding grants will provide up to $75,000 […]

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The Strength of Our Community is Our People

As we leave the “unprecedented times” of 2020 for the uncertainty of 2021, we hope you’ll take a moment to read a Letter to the Editor from our President and CEO, Christy Connolly.  With 2020 mercifully winding to a close, we think of celebrations missed or postponed, unimagined cancellations, and time missed with friends and […]

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Updated: Our Continued Response to COVID-19

PATH Foundation’s fourth round of grants during the COVID-19 crisis contributes to a total of $2.3 million in response funding. On October 1, we announced $1,501,720 in Community Resilience Grants to 44 local organizations. Community Resilience Grants were a one-time grant cycle created to help ease the financial burden of increased expenses due to the […]

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PATH announces $1.5 Million in New Community Resilience Grants

Warrenton, Va. — The PATH Foundation has announced more than $1.5 million in special Community Resilience Grants to 44 local organizations. The Community Resilience Grants were a one-time grant cycle created to help ease the financial burden of increased expenses due to the impact of COVID-19. The total granted in this round of giving was […]

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Announcing $1.2M in Broadband, Program & Planning Grants

The PATH Foundation on Friday announced $1.2 million in new funding, including $750,000 for broadband initiatives in areas of Fauquier County that have limited or no access to high-speed internet.  Of the $750,000 in broadband funding, $500,000 will support efforts launched in fiscal year 2020, which ended June 30. The remaining money will go toward […]

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New Community Resilience Grant Cycle Opens July 6

The new, one-time grant cycle will help nonprofits facing financial difficulties from COVID-19 related circumstances. On June 29, the PATH Foundation announced a new Community Resilience grant cycle to support nonprofit organizations, with $1.5M in available funding. The grants were created in response to the difficulties many nonprofits are facing due to circumstances caused by […]