United Methodist Foundation Grants Awarded
The United Methodist Foundation of West Virginia, Inc. awarded grants totaling $48,550 to several programs and ministries around West Virginia. Foundation president, Jeff Taylor, says the Grants Committee reviews applications and awards grants to help fund innovative programs that address acute needs in communities. At its April 25 meeting, the Foundation awarded grants for the following:
- $10,000 to Asbury Woods District Camp in Cabell County to be used to renovate an existing structure and to help repair water line issues.
- $6,000 to the West Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church to fund the cost of faculty for an Academy of Spiritual Development and to provide two scholarships for attendees.
- $500 to Duff Street United Methodist Church in Clarksburg to provide funding for the church’s van ministry including the purchase of booster seats, bibles, hygiene kits, and contact info cards.
- $1,000 to Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church of Charleston to fund transportation costs for their ministry project with people who are blind.
- $5,000 to First United Methodist Church of Sistersville to help fund the church’s Faith Hands Community Breakfast and Necessities Closet.
- $3,000 to Life United Methodist Church of Fairmont to purchase a video camera for the church’s worship streaming ministry.
- $2,050 to Meadowdale United Methodist Charge of Harrison County for their media ministry.
- $10,000 to Suncrest United Methodist Church of Morgantown to fund a marketing program and transportation needs for the church’s Celebrate Recovery ministry.
- $1,000 to fund the installation of a roof in a community building in Nueva Covadonga, Guatemala as part of a West Virginia Volunteers in Mission work trip.
- $10,000 to West Hamlin United Methodist Church to help fund the new West Hamlin Community H.O.P.E. Center.
The next Foundation Grant submission deadline is August 31, 2019. Information regarding submissions can be found at this link.