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The Fauquier Alliance for Youth (FAY) was created to carry on the work of Fauquier’s Promise, with the hope to expand upon its achievements. FAY supports collaboration and communication between child and youth serving organizations and between those organizations and the public to facilitate the development of services where needed. Organizations, businesses and individuals that are interested in helping this initiative grow are welcome to become involved. FAY meets once every quarter.

VISION

Fauquier County will be a community with opportunities for youth to be a part of a positive family environment, experience a meaningful childhood, be constructively engaged and grow into healthy, contributing adults.

MISSION
  • Supports efforts and enhance capabilities of organizations that serve Fauquier County Youth.
  • Serve as a catalyst for creating new programs and services to address emerging needs.
  • Strengthen collaboration and communication among families, individuals, schools, community based organizations, faith organizations, businesses and government.
  • Raise public consciousness on the importance of being a proactive partner in achieving the vision.

CURRENT PROJECTS
The Harlem Childrens Zone for Fauquier County.
The Alliance is currently researching the nationally-recognized Harlem Childrens Zone (HCZ) to determine if some of the components would work for Fauquier County. The goal of HCZ is to create a "tipping point" in the neighborhood so that children are surrounded by an enriching environment of college-oriented peers and supportive adults, a counterweight to "the street" and a toxic popular culture that glorifies misogyny and anti-social behavior. The two fundamental principles of the HCZ are to help kids in a sustained way, starting as early in their lives as possible, and to create a critical mass of adults around them who understand what it takes to help children succeed.
FAY's Strategic Plan for Fauquier County Youth!
Fauquier County, while supportive of children and youth serving organizations, does not have a “go-to” place for those organizations to coordinate their efforts and maximize their effectiveness. The Alliance for Youth plans to support a coherent vision for families, children and youth in our community that is data driven. To view a copy of the Strategic Plan, please click here.
News Bulletin-Monthly electronic newsletter with calendar of events and activities, articles of interest, news from FAY members, etc. To submit information or to receive a copy, please contact FAY at fauquierallianceforyouth@gmail.com    

Member Organizations - Please Click here to view the current list.  If you would like more information on becoming a member of FAY, please contact FAY at its email address, or call 540-347-2340.    

Advertising opportunities available - Call 540-347-2340
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GRANT OPPORTUNITY-The Fauquier County Alliance on Youth has an opportunity for youth organizations in the community to apply for grants funded up to $500.  To be considered for a grant, applicants must propose a project that will impact the community in a positive way.  Applicants will be divided into three population pools; elementary school aged, middle school aged and high school aged. Click for more information and the grant application.