Outreach Grants 2017

2017 Outreach Grants Information

2017 Outreach Grant Application Guidelines and Instructions for 2017.

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2017 Grant Applications will be due Friday, March, 10, 2017.

If you have questions, please contact Julia DeMoss, Outreach Grants chair.

2017 Outreach Grants

Summary of Outreach Grant Applications Approved – 2016/2017 - Final

  1. African Children’s Mission – $2,500 for 1 nursing scholarship in Malawi.
    (Plus $2,150 Year End 2016 grant = $4,650 Total)
  1. Camp Dreamcatcher – $1,000 to sponsor 2 HIV/AIDS impacted youth for 1 week at Camp Saginaw.
  1. Church Farm School – $5,000 to develop and support the school’s new Alumni Success Program for 2017-2018.
  1. Church of the Advocate – $5,000 for The Advocate Café which provides daily meals and more to low income individuals in North Philadelphia.
  1. Creative Arts Project –  $1,275 for art projects at Clara Barton Elementary and St. James School both in Philadelphia.
  1. ElderNet of Lower Merion and Narberth – $5,000 for operating expenses for programs serving the elderly including free food, transportation to and from medical appointments, the pharmacy and grocery store, case management from licensed social workers and a 24/7 call center for the elderly in crisis.
    (Plus $2,150 Year End 2016 Grant = $7,150 Total)
  1. Episcopal Community Services – $45,450 to support the salary costs of one specialist coach for FY2018. This will ensure a solid foundation for implementing the new ECS Strategic Plan which Redeemer partially funded with a $10,000 grant last year. The Strategic Plan will transform ECS into an organization that will enable low income families to move out of poverty and become economically independent and self-sustaining.
  1. Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania -Office of Family & Young Adult Ministry Camping Ministries (City Camps) – $10,000: for Arts-in-Camp Project at St. Simon Cyrenian Church in Point Breeze and for Camps at St. Gabriel’s and St. Luke’s churches.
  1. Food for Friends –  $2,750 for money to buy groceries to prepare 1,368 meals for elderly shut-ins in West Philadelphia.
  1. Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line - $10,000 for operating support which provides temporary shelter, case management services, individual counseling, training and education workshops and job coaching for a total of 16 families per year. (Plus $2,150 Year End 2016 Grant = $12,150 Total)
  1. Main Line Meals on Wheels, Inc. – $3,500 for meal delivery to the aged, convalescents, homebound and handicapped persons who are unable to shop or cook for themselves.
  1. Phoenixville Women’s Outreach – The House– Request $2,500 for general operating expenses.
  1. St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Mission Lunch Program – $3,800 to buy food for Monthly Lunches at St. Gabriel’s.
    (Plus $2,150 for Year End 2016 Grant = $5,950 Total)
  1. St. James School – $5,875 for Food and Nutrition Initiative that serves students and their families year-round and transforms students’ eating habits through education.
  1. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church -  CONNECT Program – $1,500 for meals for homeless people 3 Sundays a month.

Total Outreach Grant Budget                                     $105,150

Total Grants – 2017                                                         15

Total Budget for Year End Grants – 2016*             $8,600

Total Year End Grants – 2016**                                 4 (ACM, ElderNet, IHN, St. Gabriel)

Total Grants Awarded 2016-2017                              $113,750

*Funds Available from Funds not spent ($2,860) + Joyful Giving ($5,740) = $8,600

**Total Grants are 19 but only 15 organizations received grants. 

2017 Grant Allocations
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