Past Neighbors in Need Grant Recipients

Review the grant recipients from 2017 to 2019 by UCC Conference. No grants were awarded in 2020 due to funds being allocated to COVID-19 relief efforts.

2019 Recipients

Central Atlantic Conference

  • Rise Up Hagerstown / Rise Up Hagerstown (Phase II)
  • Rock Spring UCC / Congregation Action Network

Connecticut Conference

  • Hands on Hartford / MANNA Community Meals Day Center

Hawaii Conference

  • Kaumakapili Church / Ke ola Kukulu Kumuhana (tr. “Salvation and Healing through Prayerful Conversation”)

Illinois Conference

  • Avalon Park Community Church UCC / Avalon Park Project Against Violence
  • Grace UCC / Combatting Food Insecurity

Missouri Mid-South Conference

  • Christ Church UCC / Sanctuary and Immigration Reform Advocacy
  • Emmaus Homes / Growing Grassroots Advocacy at Emmaus Homes
  • Epiphany UCC / Salam Free Health Clinic
  • Unleashing Potential (former The Board for Inner City Missions of the United Church of the United Church of Christ in Metropolitan St. Louis d/b/a Neighborhood Houses) / Baby Essentials

New York Conference

  • Pilgrim – St. Luke’s United Church of Christ / PSL Sanctuary Support Project
  • Rivers of Living Water UCC / The G.I.V.E (Gaining Inspiration, Value and Empowerment) Art Program

Ohio Conference

  • Plymouth Church, UCC / EYEJ Discussion Series

Penn Central Conference

  • Christ Church United Church of Christ / The Little Pantry
  • Grace United Church of Christ / Helping 1000

South Central Conference

  • Just Love UCC / Young Change Makers

Southern California Nevada Conference

  • Pilgrim United Church of Christ / Lived Experiences, Inc. Non-Profit

Southern Conference

  • Good Shepherd United Church of Christ / Get Real: An Anti-Racism Children’s Camp

Southwest Conference

  • First Congregational Church of Flagstaff / Flagstaff Sanctuary Support Network
  • Rincon Congregational United Church of Christ / Creation Care Ministry

Tri-Conference Ministries

  • Harvard United Church of Christ / Harvard United Church of Christ Reach Out: Dare to Care

Wisconsin Conference

  • Alliance for Justice / Alliance for Justice   
  • Finley Foundation, Inc. / ConstructionASAP Pre-Apprenticeship Program
  • Lake Edge United Church of Christ / Invest in People
  • Union Congregational Church UCC / On the Mark Dyslexia Clinic

2018 Grant Recipients

Grant Recipients for 2018 by UCC Conference

2017 Grant Recipients

Neighbors in Need: Stories of Faith & Transformation

Read about the ministries who have received a grant and how they found success with it in their communities.

A Tiny House aims to provide big solutions for South Carolina LGBTQ community

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Hope Station Nogales to provide reverse sanctuary to deportees in Mexico

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Houston teens learn wage activism from working adults like them

This summer, with a grant from the United Church of Christ’s Neighbors in Need offering, 24 high…

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Bentley deBardelaben-Phillips
Executive Associate Justice & Local Church Ministries