Grant Awards

At the October meeting of the Foundation Grants Committee, the following ministry grant awards were approved.  We are grateful to be able to provide support for the following projects:

  • West Liberty NEXUS project, a cooperative ministry between the West Liberty United Methodist Campus Ministry and West Liberty Federated Chruch, was approved for a $1,500 grant to fund community engatgement internships, resources for community youth, a music/drama program and community outreach.
  • First United Methodist Church of Princeton was approved for a $10,000 grant to support the tea project of Camelia Mountain, supporting addiction recovery work.
  • Cross Lanes United Methodist Church was approved for a $5,000 grant for the installation of showers for their mission and disaster recovery ministry.
  • Concord United Methodist Church was approved for a $4,000 grant for its Eli Internship Scholarship Program.
  • Wesley Foundation at Fairmont State was approved for a $3,000 award to provide free lunches for needy students.
  • South Branch Charge of the Potamac Highland District was approved for a $5,000 grant to provide scholarships to support the living expenses of residents of New Beginnings Recovery Home for Women. 
  • Heart and Hand House, Inc., a mission project of the West Virginia Annual Conference, was approved for a $11,887 grant to finance the replacement of the roof on their Community Garden Market.
  • Crossroads Camp in the Little Kanawha District was approved for a $10,000 grant to fund a new bath and shower house on their site.
  • Canaan United Methodist Chruch Community Outreach Project was approved for a $2,000 grant to help the ministry provide official forms of identification for homeless and marginally homeless on the West Side of Charleston.