Outreach Grant Recipients

 The Outreach Grants Committee seeks grant applications from a broad spectrum of local, national and global organizations. What follows is a list of our grant recipients for Spring and Fall 2016.



The Church of the Messiah, Chester

This grant supports the Senior Resource Center, which offers various wellness programs as well as exercise classes to approximately 400 seniors a month.

Click here to learn more about the Senior Resource Center.


Youth Consultation Services (YCS) Foundation, Hackensack

This grant funds the purchase of 40 baby boxes, which help to reduce infant mortality. The boxes are distributed to new mothers in low-income areas of Essex County.

Click here to learn more about YCS


Good Success Academies, Montclair

This grant supports a summer job program, which provides teens in Newark and Essex County with paid internships, academic enrichment, and values/life skills. The program’s mission is to utilize the Good Success learning model to develop adolescents into successful, responsible individuals. 


St. Paul’s Choir School, Englewood

This grant funds afterschool music programs at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church for children ages 8- 18 in Englewood and Bergen County, where few music programs exist. 

Click here to learn more about St Paul’s Choir School


Newark Shared Ministries, Christ Church, Short Hills

This grant enables Christ Church, Short Hills to support Newark Shared Ministries. It funded a third seminarian at House of Prayer program and refurbish a room at House of Prayer for All the Way Up, a high school equivalency program.

Click here to learn more about Newark Shared Ministries


St. Paul’s Community Development Corporation (SPCDC), Paterson

This grant supports the general operating expenses of the SPCDC’s emergency men’s shelter, which provides year-round shelter to 40 homeless men a night.

Click here to learn more about SPCDC


Apostles' House, Newark 

This grant funds an enrichment experience (such as a show at NJPAC or the Papermill Playhouse) for mothers and children in Apostles’ House’s Embrace a Family Program.

Click here to learn more about The Apostles' House


Meeting Emergency Needs with Dignity (MEND), East Orange

This grant funds new refrigeration for MEND’s main location, which will enable MEND to better serve 16 food pantries in Essex County.

Click here to learn more about MEND


Haven of Hope for Kids, Hope

This grant provides no-cost vacations to families caring for a child with a life threatening illness and families who have suffered the loss of a child.

Click here to learn more about Haven of Hope for Kids


Cross Roads Camp & Retreat Center, Port Murray

This grant supports the completion of several projects at the Cross Roads summer camp.

Click here to learn more about Cross Roads Camp


Overlook Hospital, Summit

This grant supports Overlook Hospital’s Chaplaincy Program.

Click here to learn more about Pastoral Care at Overlook Hospital


St. Barnabas Medical Center, Toms River

This grant supports St. Barnabas’ Chaplaincy Program.

Click here to learn more about the Chaplaincy Program at St. Barnabas Medical Center



Episcopal Preaching Foundation, Inc., Springfield, NJ

This grant supports the Foundation’s Annual Preaching Excellence Program, which enables Episcopal seminarians to enhance their preaching skills.

Click here to learn more about the Episcopal Preaching Foundation



Our Little Roses Foreign Mission Society, Honduras

The grant helps to provide educational scholarships for two girls from the home to attend a bilingual school: Holy Family Bilingual.

Click here to learn more about Our Little Roses


Kiwimbi International, Kenya

This grant supports a lunch program for 8th grade students at school and for students who attend camp programs at Kiwimbi Library when school is not in session.

Click here to learn more about Kiwimbi


El Hogar Ministries, Honduras

This grant helps fund a child’s tuition and housing at El Hogar, an Episcopal orphanage that provides education and training within a Christian community for over 200 children in Honduras.

Click here to learn more about El Hogar


The Afghan Project, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Hope, NJ and Yakawang Center High, Afghanistan

The grant supports the Afghan School Project, a program that focuses on girls’ education at Yakawang Central High in Afghanistan.  St. Luke’s assists the school with some of its financial needs and conducts a twice yearly letter exchange between girls in its parish and girls at the Afghan school.


Global Aids Interfaith Alliance (GAIA)

This grant helps purchase soap, lotion, school supplies, uniforms, blankets and supplemental food for approximately 250 orphans at GAIA Villages’ Orphan Care Program in Malawi.

Click here to learn more about GAIA


Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation, Bafut, Cameroon 

This grant funds the construction of a classroom for Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon. When it is completed, the academy will accommodate 350 students annually.

Click here to learn more about Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation