Our Mission

The PATH Foundation enhances the health and vitality of our community.

Fauquier County

Rappahannock County

Northern Culpeper County

Core Focus Areas

Access to Health

Mental Health

Childhood Wellness

Senior Services

How did the PATH Foundation invest in our community last year?

Ongoing Support to Strengthen Area Nonprofits

Learning Opportunities

PATH Resource Center

Helps nonprofits with governance, philanthropy, marketing, finance and engagement – including free monthly workshops!

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Volunteers

PATH Volunteer Center

Matches volunteers with nonprofits using a convenient online tool – nearly 700 volunteer hours reported last year!

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$245,200

in 30+ Make It Happen! grants, including:

Fauquier Education Farm

CADRE Lock Your Meds

Aimed to reduce the misuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs by community youth.

Youth Volleyball

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Preschool

Developed a WeatherBug station for unique outdoor learning opportunities.

Community Garden

Northern Piedmont Community Foundation

Raised public awareness to close the community health gap and work toward a more vital Piedmont.

Fauquier FISH Holiday Event

Generation Fresh Foundation

Created Fresh Bucks, a youth health program that allows students to “shop” at the Warrenton Farmer’s Market.

Youth Therapy

Warrenton Middle School Musical Theater

Purchased a projector and additional materials to enhance school musicals, talent shows and other programming.

Youth Soccer

American Roots Revue Concert Series

Outfitted and promoted a five-concert series to celebrate diversity and shared musical traditions.

$370,000

to Fauquier Free Clinic

Introduced a new tele-psychiatry service that allows people to access therapists through online video chat.

$952,000+

to Community Engagement

Includes matching gifts for the annual Give Local Piedmont Day. Sponsored by Northern Piedmont Community Foundation, this program educates high school students on giving back.

More than
$4 Million

in Overall Investment in the Community

How else did the PATH Foundation help?

Community Outreach

School Assemblies: Featuring Chris Herren

Welcomed former NBA player and subject of ESPN’s “Unguarded” documentary

Addressed 3,000+ students at Fauquier, Kettle Run and Liberty high schools

Spoke about overcoming drug addiction and shared advice about the importance of self worth

Scheduled 2018 assembles for additional schools in Fauquier,  Rappahannock and Culpeper counties

Holiday Kindness Project

Initiated the 12 Days of Kindness, a series of free pop-up events and surprise gestures throughout the community. Activities included:
Free children’s books
Free roller skating
Overdue library book amnesty
Free gingerbread house decorating
Free WARF passes
Donations to area nonprofits
Free coffee, laundry and haircuts

Author Wes Moore

2017 Summer Internship Program

Hosted nine college interns from Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties

Paired interns with diverse range of community nonprofits

Helped interns develop leadership and project management skills through the “Linger Longer” pop-up demonstration

PATH Foundation Grantees

  • Aging Together
  • Bluemont Concert Series
  • Boys and Girls Club of Fauquier, Inc.
  • Buchanan Hall
  • Culpeper County
  • Economic Development Authority of Fauquier County
  • Fauquier CADRE
  • Fauquier Community Child Care, Inc.
  • Fauquier Community Food Bank and Thrift Store, Inc.
  • Fauquier County Public Schools
  • Fauquier Education Farm
  • Fauquier Equestrian Forum
  • Fauquier FISH
  • Fauquier Free Clinic, Inc.
  • Fauquier Habitat for Humanity
  • Foothills Forum
  • Friends of the Rappahannock
  • Generation Fresh Foundation
  • Girls on the Run Piedmont
  • Headwaters Foundation
  • Healthy Culpeper
  • Highland School
  • Hospice Support of Fauquier County
  • Leadership Fauquier
  • Local Energy Alliance Program
  • M.M. Pierce Elementary School
  • Marshall Middle School
  • Mental Health Association of Fauquier County
  • Northern Piedmont Community Foundation
  • Our Saviour Lutheran Church
  • Rapp@Home
  • Rappahannock County Public Schools
  • Rappahannock County Sheriff’s Office
  • Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services
  • St. Stephen’s Episcopal Preschool
  • The Arc of North Central VA
  • The Child Care and Learning Center
  • The Clifton Institute, Inc.
  • The Warrenton Salvation Army
  • VOLTRAN
  • Warrenton Lions Club Charities, Inc.
  • Warrenton Middle School
  • Warrenton Police Department
  • Windmore Foundation for the Arts, Inc.
  • Windy Hill Foundation
  • Young Life

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