Culpeper Wellness Foundation will award $120,000 in grants for health and wellness projects serving Culpeper, Madison and Orange counties.  Applications for the Healthy Living Grants will be accepted online beginning on Monday, March 11.  The deadline to apply is Friday, April 12 at 5 PM.

Applicants can request funding up to $10,000 to support projects or activities that will be completed by March 31, 2025.  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 15, 2024.

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.

“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 2023, Healthy Living Grants totaling $120,000.00 were awarded to 15 organizations: Aging Together, the Boys & Girls Club Of Central Virginia, Bridge Ministry Inc., Christ-Centered Addiction Restoration Services (CARS), CDR Resource Center, Culpeper Generations Adult Day Center, Culpeper Food Closet, Culpeper Renaissance, Inc., Hero’s Bridge, Madison Free Clinic, Madison Learning Center, Manna Ministry, Orange County Free Clinic, People Incorporated of Virginia and Services to Abused Families (SAFE).

Link to Healthy Living Grant Program guidelines and application instructions.