FY17 CAPSAW Grant Award Announcement


CAPSAW’s Board of Directors announced over $340,000 in funding designated to impact the economic health of the region.  16 agencies were notified of their FY 17 grant awards this week.  Selected agencies are expected to serve over 3,500 individuals and report on outcomes impacting CAPSAW’s Strategic Objectives.  CAPSAW funded programs will contribute to a financial security framework for our community as well as enhance existing efforts or develop services to address unmet needs.  Partner programs will specifically address barriers to economic health pertaining too: educational attainment, increased earnings and access to benefits, savings opportunities and asset development, career improvement and mental health services. 

Information can be found on CAPSAW’s website at:  http://www.waynesboro.va.us/346/CAPSAW.  The agencies selected for financial and technical support in FY 17 are listed below:

Blue Ridge Court Services

$20,500

Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

$12,000

Blue Ridge Legal Services

$20,500

Boys and Girls Club

$20,000

Community Child Care

$13,000

Crossroads to Brain Injury

$9,500

Daily Living Center

$10,000

Renewing Homes

$20,000

Waynesboro Salvation Army

$15,000

Valley Area Community Support

$20,000

Valley Children’s Advocacy Center

$12,500

Valley Mission

$39,000

Valley Program for Aging Services (VPAS)

$30,000

Waynesboro Area Learning and Technology (WALT)

$15,000

Staunton/ Augusta YMCA

$25,000

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)

$10,000

TANF Support

$39,000

(agencies to be determined)

Community Support

$20,000

(agencies to be determined)


The Board also approved an additional grant opportunity for which local human service agencies are encouraged to apply. The Community Support Application is open to all non-profit 501 C  (3) agencies addressing CAPSAW’s strategic objectives in the Greater Augusta region.    Decisions will be made by the CAPSAW Board in order of submission.  Awards are expected to range from $250 - $2,000 and should be used to purchase “things” that are typically not allowable through CAPSAW’s traditional grants processes. Priority lies with requests seeking reimbursements for items that are not part of general operational expenses, have a direct relationship to client use and relate to CAPSAW's mission and strategic objectives.

Community Support grantees through September 1, 2016 are listed below.  Applications will continue to be accepted until designated funds are depleted.

  • Blue Ridge Court Services
  • Girl Scouts of Virginia, Skyline Council
  • Central Shenandoah Health District
  • Augusta Regional Clinic
  • Shelburne Middle School PAT
  • Trinity Noon Lunch Program
  • Valley Children's Advocacy Center
  • Valley Program for Aging Services
  • Waynesboro Area Learning and Technology
  • Project GROWS
  • Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center