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United Methodist Foundation Grants

The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia, Inc. awarded grants totaling $54,350 to several programs and ministries around West Virginia Annual Conference. The Grants Committee reviews applications and awards grants to help fund innovative programs that address acute needs in communities. At its April meeting, the Foundation awarded grants for the following:
  • Contemplative Retreats for Non-Profit Workers, a ministry of Avery United Methodist Church and First Presbyterian Church of Morgantown, received a $2,500 grant to help fund its first retreat. 
  • Duff Street United Methodist Church in Clarksburg received a $1,250 grant to purchase an auto defibrillator for its new Sanctuary.
  • First United Methodist Church of Parkersburg received a $4,000 grant for its Neighbor to Neighbor ministry.
  • First United Methodist Church of South Charleston received a $3,500 grant to purchase stage equipment for Back Door, a new worship service.
  • Hope Recovery Manor of Parkesburg received a $10,000 grant for operating costs of an addiction recovery house.
  • House of the Carpenter received a $5,000 grant to purchase equipment for its new Youth Center.
  • Kenova United Methodist Church Youth Group received a $500 grant for the printing of scripture stickers for its Blessing Box.
  • Mt. Juliet United Methodist Church in Belle received a $2,600 grant to purchase a freezer and ice machine for its weekly community dinner and bi-weekly children’s program.
  • Hope in the Mountains, a mission ministry in southern West Virginia, received a $15,000 grant to help fund the purchase of a community center in Sophia.
  • United Methodist Temple in Clarksburg received a $10,000 grant to replace windows in its Recovery House facility, a facility and program designed to combat addiction in Harrison County.
The next deadline for grant submissions is August 15, 2020.  To download the application, go to this page.

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