Forward Turn

Forward Turn is youth-led charitable grantmaking program that takes a “forward turn” to benefit communities in Fauquier and Loudoun Counties.  

Forward Turn Youth grantmakers consider applications that Strengthen Positive Lifestyles, Create United Communities, and Encourage Community Involvement in Loudoun and Fauquier Counties.  Ideas for grants include initiatives that:

· Address substance abuse and eating disorders in teens

· Tutorial, mentoring, and educational support programs

· Educate teen users about internet safety

· Teach tolerance and anti-bullying to teens

· Improve school attendance, reduce high-school drop out, and improve teen motivation

· Demonstrate road safety and safe driving practices

· Build meaningful links between youth, adults, and/or elderly

· Abate teen pregnancy

· Help with teen hunger, clothing, shelter, and poverty influences

· Bring awareness and helpful programs for teen depression and suicide

· Support programs that protect and preserve our environment

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