Culpeper Wellness Foundation will award $120,000 in grants for health and wellness projects serving Culpeper, Madison and Orange counties. Applications will be accepted beginning on Monday, March 13. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 14 at 5 PM.
Applicants can request funding up to $10,000 to support projects or activities that will be completed by March 31, 2024. Volunteer members of the Foundation’s Community Grants Advisory Board will review the applications and determine which requests are funded. Applicants will be notified of the status of their application by May 19, 2023.
Grant recipients must be organizations recognized as tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or be a school, municipality or other subdivision of government. Organizations that do not have public charity status may apply for grants if a public charity acts as a fiscal sponsor.
Applicants may visit https://culpeperwellnessfoundation.org/grants/ to apply.
“The Foundation’s mission is to improve health and promote wellness in Culpeper, Madison and Orange counties,” states Shari Landry, President of Culpeper Wellness Foundation. “The Healthy Living Grants Program allows us to support the efforts of local nonprofits that are passionate about making our communities healthier and stronger.
In 2022, Healthy Living Grants were awarded to seventeen organizations including: Aging Together, Boys and Girls Clubs in Madison and Orange, CDR Resource Center, Culpeper Adult Day Care Center, Culpeper Literacy Council, Culpeper Presbyterian Church (Manna Ministry), Hero’s Bridge, Hospice of the Piedmont, Madison Free Clinic, Orange County Free Clinic, Orange County Office on Youth, People, Inc., Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services, Rappahannock Rapidan Regional Commission, Sex, Drugs & God, Inc., Skyline CAP, Inc. and University Physicians Orange Primary Care.