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Outreach Grant Recipients

OUTREACH GRANTS – FALL 2018

DIOCESE & LOCAL

Grace Church Community Services (GCS) Seniors Programs, Jersey City, NJ

This grant will be used to support the operating expenses of GCS’s Senior Center for Healthy Living directed at low income seniors in Jersey City. GCS offers a broad range of activities, health services and nutritional aid tailored to the needs of seniors. GCS is currently serving up to 70 seniors per day.

St. Paul’s Choir School, Englewood, NJ

This grant will be used to support the music-focused afterschool activities program for ages eight through high school. It is an outreach program developed by St. Paul’s for the greater Englewood and Bergen county community that provides education and musical opportunities in an area where few such programs exist.

Family Promise, Summit, NJ

This grant will be used to help fund Family Promise’s Union County housing program. These funds will enable Family Promise to better assist guest families in finding affordable and sustainable housing in Union County.

All The Way Up, Newark, NJ

This grant will be used to support this Newark Shared Ministries program to hire a coordinator for its English as a Second Language (ESL) program at its center in Newark. This initiative will compliment its growing GED and adult basic education programs.

Good Success Academies, Montclair, NJ

This grant will be used to support the operating costs of Good Success’ 2018-19 Life Academy Program. The program’s mission is to develop adolescents into successful, responsible individuals in the world of work and adult life. The program provides local teens with paid internships, academic enrichment, and values/life skill training.

Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ

This grant will support Overlook Medical Center's Chaplaincy program.

St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ

This grant will support St. Barnabas‘ Chaplaincy program.

NATIONAL

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), New York, NY

Episcopal Diocese of Northern California (EDNC), Sacramento, CA

These grants will be used to support the disaster relief efforts undertaken by ERD and EDNC due to the recent fires occurring in Paradise, CA and the surrounding areas. Funds will be used to provide emergency housing and shelter, food, masks, gasoline and other basic supplies to those in need.

INTERNATIONAL

Episcopal Church of St. Luke and St. Mary, Hope, NJ

This grant will be used to support the Afghan School Project. The project supports girls education in Afghanistan via a relationship with the Yakawlang Central Girls High School. Funds will be used to support a semi-annual letter exchange between the girls.

Kiwimbi International, Kenya

This grant will be used to support Kiwimbi’s Food for Thought lunch program for eighth grade children attending school and for students who attend camp programs at Kiwimbi Library when school is not in session. This program impacts several hundred students annually.

Good Shepherd Sustainable Learning Foundation

This grant will be used to help fund a dormitory building being built in Phase II of the construction of the Good Shepherd Academy in Bafut, Cameroon. When the Academy is completed, it will be a residential coed secondary/high school that will accommodate 350 students per year, plus faculty and administration.

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