Rappahannock News

Nonprofit receives $50,000 grant to serve Rapp, area families


Regional nonpro t People Incorporat­ed was awarded $50,000 during this year’s Flexible Funding grant cycle from the Warrenton-based PATH Foundation.

Funding will be used to expand the agency’s Whole Family Approach pilot project to serve families in Rappahanno­ck, Culpeper and Fauquier counties.

Funded by the Virginia General Assembly in the 2020 and 2019 budget, the Whole Family Approach is a pilot project designed to li community members out of poverty through in-depth, one-on-one coaching and support for the entire family.

“We’ve achieved real results in our e orts to move families out of poverty with the Whole Family Approach in

other communitie­s that we serve,” said People Inc. President and CEO Bryan Phipps, “We’re thankful to the PATH Foundation for the opportunit­y to bring the Whole Family Approach to our service areas in the Northern Piedmont.”

The agency is currently seeking a full-time family coach based in Culpeper to serve eligible families with the Whole Family Approach. The family coach will travel throughout the region to work with families one-on-one. Interested applicants can learn more and apply by visiting peopleinc.net/careers.

People Incorporat­ed is a non-pro t that provides opportunit­ies for economical­ly disadvanta­ged people to reach their goals in order to enhance their lives, families, and communitie­s.

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