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PATH to Better with Dan Buettner, NYT Best Selling Author of Blue Zones Books
June 30, 2017
The PATH Foundation is hosting an evening with NY Times bestselling author Dan Buettner on Thursday, October 12, at the Highland School Rice Theater.
New PATH Foundation intern staff set to impact surrounding community
June 23, 2017
The PATH Foundation has welcomed nine new interns to its summer staff. They will be working in different organizations throughout Fauquier, Culpeper, and Rappahannock counties to make a difference in the community.
PATH Foundation Announces More than $500,000 in Grants
May 26, 2017
The PATH Foundation has announced over $500,000 in Project and Planning Grants, awarded to 17 area organizations. Their projects relate to one or more of the Foundation’s four priority areas: access to care; childhood wellness; mental health; and senior services.
PATH Foundation announces new Technical Assistance grants
May 24, 2017
The PATH Foundation has announced new Technical Assistance grants, available year-round on a first-come, first-served basis.
FRESH Regional Collaboration to grow and inspire healthy kids, families and communities
May 15, 2017
The PATH Foundation has partnered with regional organizations to create and promote the new Fresh Bucks program. The free Fresh Bucks program is a community collaboration to inspire kids to eat healthy fresh foods, and encourage a connection to local farmers, growers and producers at the Warrenton Farmers Market.
PATH Volunteer Center's Let’s Volunteer Day Approaching
April 25, 2017
The first annual Let's Volunteer Day, on April 29, is approaching fast! This is the perfect opportunity for individuals, church and student groups or families to sign up and make a real difference in the communities in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties.
PATH Volunteer Center Announces Let’s Volunteer Day
March 30, 2017
The PATH Volunteer Center is planning its first community-wide day of volunteering to benefit communities in Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper Counties. Saturday, April 29, will be the day to gather as a community to see how much we can accomplish in one day.
Invitation to Community Health Needs Assessment Town Hall
March 24, 2017
The PATH Foundation will host a Community Health Town Hall in the Fauquier Hospital Sycamore Room on Thursday, April 6, as a key step in the wide-ranging process to identify significant health needs.
PATH Foundation Invests $370,000 in Mental Health Services at Fauquier Free Clinic
February 3, 2017
In an effort to meet the growing need for mental and behavioral health services, the PATH Foundation is funding tele-psychiatry and remote mental health services at the Fauquier Free Clinic. Created to fill gaps in local resources, a grant of $370,000 was awarded for the program’s start-up costs and first year of operation.
Online Community Report Highlights PATH Foundation Activities
February 1, 2017
An online version of the PATH Foundation’s Report to the Community highlights the first three years of the foundation’s efforts in Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties.
PATH to Kindness Announced
December 16, 2016
This year during the holidays, the PATH Foundation is spreading cheer through our PATH to Kindness project – something that encourages the pay it forward principle of doing something nice for others.
Community Events for PATH to Kindness
December 10, 2016
The PATH Foundation is continuing its 12 Days of Kindness project with the following events for the community.
Over $500,000 Awarded in General Operations Grants
December 1, 2016
The PATH Foundation today announced the recipients of its general operations grants. Fifteen organizations received a total of $501,283 to use for efforts to strengthen and grow their organizations.
PATH Volunteer Center Now Open
November 18, 2016
The PATH Volunteer Center, an effort funded by the PATH Foundation, is working to expand volunteerism for nonprofits serving Fauquier, Rappahannock and Culpeper counties. The center is launching an online software platform that matches volunteers with nonprofit needs at www.letsvolunteer.org.
Make it Happen Grant Funds New Disc Golf Course at Spilman Park
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). Spilman Park now boasts its own 18-hole disc golf course, completed just a few months ago through a partnership between Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department and Mountain Run Disc Golf Club (MRDGC), made possible through a generous grant from the PATH Foundation, who is all about enhancing the health and vitality of our community.
$500,000 in Annual Planning and Program Grants Available
September 19, 2016
The PATH Foundation announced today the opening of their Annual Planning and Program Grants cycle. $500,000 will be available for this grant cycle. The PATH Foundation is a charitable grantmaking foundation located in Warrenton that serves Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties. In 2016, the PATH Foundation has provided more than $2.5 million through grants and programmatic support.
PATH to Better with Dolvett Quince
August 29, 2016
Dolvett Quince, the celebrity trainer from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” will host a meet and greet, a group workout, and provide an inspirational discussion to help attendees get on the PATH to Better. Quince has been making strides in the fitness world since 2004 and is the author of the New York Times bestselling book The 3-1-2-1 Diet: Eat and Cheat Your Way to Weight Loss – Up to 10 Pounds in 21 Days.
General Operations Grant Cycle Announced
August 5, 2016
The PATH Foundation is announcing up to $500,000 in available funds for general operations grants for qualifying nonprofits in Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties. These funds will offer unrestricted funding for nonprofits to use towards general expenses such as rent, utilities and equipment.
Seven Make it Happen Grant Recipients Announced
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.
RappatHome Receives $50,000 for Program Expansion
June 20, 2016
The PATH Foundation, a grantmaking organization based in Warrenton, has awarded $50,000 to Rappahannock at Home (RappatHome) to fund the expansion of the nonprofit’s programs.
PATH Foundation Announces More than $750,000 in Grants
June 15, 2016
The PATH Foundation announced the selection of 16 area organizations to receive funding from their most recent round of grant applications, focused on planning and programs. The projects selected relate to one or more of the Foundation’s four priority areas: access to care; childhood wellness; mental health; and senior services. The selected grantees have one year to use the funding provided to them.
PATH Foundation Welcomes Summer Interns
June 7, 2016
On June 7, the PATH Foundation welcomed the 2016 summer internship staff to its offices. These nine interns, ranging from rising college sophomores to recent college graduates, will be assisting the PATH Foundation as well as working with the Foundation’s grant recipients and local nonprofit partners. The Foundation received more than 60 applications for the program.
Make It Happen Grant Awarded to M.M. Pierce Elementary School
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. The grant will help to fund a program called L.A.M.P. Mobile (library, art, music, physical education) that will bring educational activities to children in the school’s community over the summer.
$25,000 Make It Happen Grant Announced for Tick Surveillance and Analysis Program
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).
PATH Foundation and Center for Nonprofit Excellence Launch New Partnership
April 26, 2016
The PATH Foundation celebrated the creation of the PATH Resource Center at an open house on Friday, April 22. Located in Warrenton, the PATH Resource Center will provide education, consulting, volunteer services, connections, and more to nonprofits serving Fauquier, Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties.
High School Senior Giving Program to Support Give Local Piedmont
April 25, 2016
The PATH Foundation announced the results of a philanthropic-focused program designed to have high school seniors think about giving back to their communities. The program offered each high school senior $25 to donate to a nonprofit registered with Give Local Piedmont, a fundraising campaign supported by the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation. 801 high school seniors in Fauquier – from public and private schools – participated in the first-time program. Their donations totaled $20,025. The PATH Foundation extended the same offer to high school seniors in Culpeper and Rappahannock Counties, with results still being tallied.
Wes Moore Addresses Fauquier County Public High Schools
March 14, 2016
The PATH Foundation brought best-selling author Wes Moore to address the high school students at Fauquier County Public Schools. He spoke to enthusiastic crowds at Fauquier, Kettle Run and Liberty high schools throughout the day, in addition to a lunch with county administrators discussing education.
PATH Foundation Awards Make it Happen Grant to Fauquier County Sheriff’s Department
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. This new effort provides all officers with the training and tools to handle opioid overdose emergencies using naloxone, an anti-overdose medication. The project is named in memory of Travis Rose, a 27-year-old Marshall man who died of a heroin overdose in May 2015.
Fauquier Health Foundation Launches New Look and Name
February 1, 2016
The Fauquier Health Foundation, a grantmaking organization located in Warrenton, Va., announced today that it has a new name, a new look, and more than $2.5 million in grant funding for small and large community projects in 2016. The new name is the PATH Foundation, which stands for Piedmont Action to Health.
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. These workshops will assist parents by providing the proper tools and developing a parent partnership so that children will have a better chance at being ready for school.
Fauquier FISH Grant Will Fund Christmas Dinner Baskets for Those in Need
December 15, 2015
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.
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.).
WARF Grant Will Fund Offsite Health, Wellness and Exercise Program
December 14, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded a Make it Happen grant to the Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility (WARF) to bring health and fitness education to a variety of age groups. The program will bring certified fitness instructors to schools, businesses, assisted living facilities and other organizations. Instructors will share tips for a healthy lifestyle and exercise programs that don’t require a gym membership.
Fauquier Health Foundation in Search of Feedback from Area Volunteers
November 11, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation (FHF) is distributing community surveys to learn more about volunteerism in Fauquier, Rappahannock and northern Culpeper Counties. Broad community input will help FHF develop strategies to assist agencies in strengthening their volunteer capacity. The first of the surveys was distributed to agencies that use volunteers. The second survey is for individuals throughout the community who currently volunteer in some capacity.
Program to Help those with Alzheimer’s, Autism Funded by Fauquier Health Foundation
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. The primary mission of the project is to provide a timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, and other related conditions or disorders.
John McCarthy Named Chair of Fauquier Health Foundation
October 26, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation announces John McCarthy, Rappahannock County Administrator, as its new Chair of the Board of Directors. He succeeds Marshall Doeller who led Fauquier Health through its partnership with LifePoint Health and the Foundation in its evolution from a fundraising organization to a charitable foundation.
Margy Eastham Announced as Fauquier Health Foundation Fall Intern
October 21, 2015
Fauquier Health Foundation welcomes Fauquier County native Margy Eastham as its fall intern. Margy is currently pursuing her Master’s in Public Health from the University of Virginia. During the program, she will focus on several programmatic areas, efforts that will correspond with her studies.
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.
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.
Fauquier Health Foundation Announces $124,000 in Grants
July 27, 2015
Today the Fauquier Health Foundation announced grant monies to five area organizations totaling $124,000. These one-time financial infusions were awarded to bolster the efforts of the selected groups to better their communities through different channels affecting overall health and wellness.
Fauquier Health Foundation Announces More than $350K in Grants
June 8, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has selected 17 area organizations to receive funding in the most recent round of grant applications. The Spring Grant Program was created to assist area organizations with general operating and planning support. The program allows organizations to apply for up to $50,000.
Fauquier Health Foundation Congratulates Give Local Piedmont Effort
May 15, 2015
On behalf of the Fauquier Health Foundation Board of Directors and Staff, we want to say – way to go Piedmont! For our communities to collectively raise $630,000 to support area non-profits in the Northern Piedmont Community Foundation’s Give Local campaign, in addition to the support they give throughout the year, is a testament to this wonderful area.
Fauquier Health Foundation Surprises Residents
April 15, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that representatives are out and about in the areas of Fauquier, Rappahannock and Northern Culpeper counties looking for people doing something healthy. The Foundation has a variety of surprises including Fit Bits that they’re handing out to people they observe doing something healthy.
Five Make it Happen Grants Announced
March 6, 2015
Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded the final Make it Happen grants for the inaugural program.
Fauquier Health Foundation Launches Spring Grant Program
February 2, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation will begin accepting applications for its Spring Grant Program February 2, 2015. Funds available for the grants total $350,000.
Creating a Community Garden with a Make it Happen Grant
January 19, 2015
The Fauquier Health Foundation announced today that it has awarded a Make it Happen grant to the Remington United Methodist Church. The church will use the grant to create a community garden on a 1.5 acre property directly across the street from the church.
Fauquier Health Foundation Launches Innovative Grant Program
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.