Tag Archive: FOLAR

John Randolph Foundation SUSTAINS ….

  Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) works to protect and promote the river’s natural beauty and history for all to enjoy. Part of their mission is developing a regional Greenway-Blueway network of trails and water access along the lower Appomattox River so residents and visitors may hike, bike, or paddle along many miles… View Article

19 Community Partners Receive $410,600 in Grants

John Randolph Foundation awarded $410,600 in grants to 19 local community partners on January 15, 2020. This 47th grant cycle brings our total grant awards to $19.1 million since the Foundation’s inception 25 years ago. Among the nonprofits honored at the ceremony were five first-time JRF grant recipients—City of Refuge-Hopewell, Sussex County Public Safety, Virginia… View Article

Go Play Outside: FOLAR Fuels a Love of the Outdoors

As I pull into Appomattox River Regional Park, two women are raking the trail. “Has anyone seen Ken?” I ask. One woman lifts her head, “I have!” It’s Debbie Newman, Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) Treasurer and Ken’s wife. Debbie leads me to a nearby spot where students and families are picking up… View Article