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Cap Trail Outdoor Equity Fund Recipients Announced

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    <p dir=”ltr”>Richmond, Va., October 20, 2022 – The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation (VCTF) announced $27,000 in grant funding today for 12 non-profit organizations in Central Virginia. Established in 2021, the Capital Trail Outdoor Equity Fund has awarded over $50,000 for recreation programs that build equitable outdoor access utilizing the Virginia Capital Trail.</p>
    <p dir=”ltr”>The 2022 grant recipients are Girls in Gear, Black Girls RUN! Foundation, Urban League of Greater Richmond, Groundwork RVA, Richmond Cycling Corps, Sacred Heart Center, James City County, Down Syndrome Association of Greater Richmond, Richmond Urban Collective, Beyond Boundaries, and Autism Society of Central Virginia. Funded projects cover a wide range of outdoor activities including running, biking, fishing, bikepacking, hiking, and training programs. “We were impressed with the diversity of the projects being requested and are thrilled to be able to support twelve organizations this year,” shares Cat Anthony, executive director of the Virginia Capital Trail Foundation. “I am grateful to Dominion Energy, our board of directors, and our Trail supporters for helping provide quality outdoor experiences for our underserved communities.Grant recipients will be recognized at a celebration on November 7th at the NewMarket Corporation in Richmond. Approved projects receive a maximum of $5,000 for program and operating expenditures to be carried out in FY23. Communities served include the City of Richmond, Williamsburg, Henrico County’s East End, Charles City County, James City County, and surrounding areas.   Information about the program can be found at</p&gt;
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    <p dir=”ltr”>The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation exists to protect, promote, and enhance the Virginia Capital Trail, and to serve as a resource, community builder, and connector to other trails throughout the Commonwealth.</p>

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