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Spring Grant Cycle

CAPITAL GRANTS

Action Ministries Gainesville – to repair and replace worn roof for building where all services are located and to add signage, $6,000.00

Action Ministries Rome – to recondition Bagwell Food Pantry parking lot, $6,000.00

Bright Star UMC, Douglasville – for expenses of home repairs, painting and building ramps for accessibility for low-income elderly in the Douglasville area, $3,000.00

Garden of Gethsemane Homeless Shelter, Covington – various capital expenses including repairs and purchase of new equipment, $6,000.00

Garden of Gethsemane Shelter at Rainbow Community Center in Covington provides shelter for men, women, and families with children.

Garden of Gethsemane Shelter at Rainbow Community Center in Covington provides shelter for men, women, and families with children.

Glenn Memorial UMC, Atlanta –  supplementing Glenn Memorial’s commitment to building a Habitat for Humanity house, $1,500.00

Habitat for Humanity – North Central Georgia (Cherokee) – building a Habitat home in Canton, $3,000.00

Habitat for Humanity Griffin Area – constructing a home for a family of three, $3,000.00

Habitat for Humanity Gwinnett County – construction costs for building a house for a low income family in Norcrosee, $3,000.00

Habitat for Humanity of Hall County – constructing a home for a family of five in Flowery Branch, $3,000.00

Habitat for Humanity Towns/Union County – building a 2-bedroom home inn Blairsville for a single mother and her teenage son, $3,000.00

Volunteers from Young Harris College install the back staircase for the Towns Union Habitat house in Blairsville.

Volunteers from Young Harris College install the back staircase for the Towns Union Habitat house in Blairsville.

MUST Ministries, Marietta – remodeling current living room space for women at the Elizabeth Inn Shelter into a bedroom with 8 additional beds, $8,814.00

Salvation Army Athens – purchase of computers and printers for life skills program, $6,000.00

Salvation Army Atlanta Metro Area Command – replacing worn and torn carpet and tile at Red Shield homeless shelter, $6,000.00

Salvation Army Toccoa – renovation of kitchen to serve increased need for meals in community, $6,000.00

Smyrna First UMC – construction of the 2015 Cobb Interfaith Habitat Coalition House, $3,000.00

Square Foot Ministry – building a single family home in Griffin for a low-income family, $3,000.00

Warren Memorial UMC, Atlanta – purchasing large freezer and increasing shelf storage to expand services to poor of the West End Community of Atlanta, $3,000.00

OPERATIONAL GRANTS

Action Ministries Athens – day-to-day operating expenses of “Our Daily Bread” soup kitchen, $1,500

Action Ministries Atlanta – initiating “Two Generational” educational program that will help homeless women and their children escape poverty, $1,500.00

Action Ministries Feed the Hungry – purchasing canned and dry packaged food items for inclusion in emergency hunger relief food boxes that will be distributed to homeless and working poor families in rural and underserved communities in north Georgia, $1,500

Action Ministries Housing – case management service for housing throughout the North Georgia Conference, $1,500

Brookhaven UMC – purchasing food, underwear, socks and toiletry items to distribute to needy persons, $1,500

Central UMC, Atlanta – purchasing food from the Atlanta Community Food Bank for the transient, homeless and needy and purchasing toiletries and personal hygiene items, $1,500.00

Clarkston UMC – purchasing food for church’s community food pantry, serving the needy, homeless, refugee, and immigrant population of Clarkston, $1,500.00

Druid Hills Night Shelter, Atlanta – expenses of utilities for the operation of shelter for 26 homeless men, $1,500.00

Family Promise of Bartow County, Cartersville – to help pay for salary for case manager, $1,500.00

Flat Shoals UMC, Decatur – purchasing food items from the Atlanta Community Food Bank to help people in the Gresham Park Community, $1,420.00

Intown Collaborative Ministries, Atlanta – support of Heading Home program, which works to help homeless men and women secure income and find long-term, appropriate housing, $1,500.00

Jerusalem House, Inc., Atlanta – supportive services for residents and operating expenses for four permanent supportive housing programs for homeless and low-income individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS, $1,500.00

Metropolitan UMC, Rome – purchasing food for food pantry, $1,500.00

Midtown Assistance Center, Atlanta – past due rent to prevent eviction of low-income individuals and families who are experiencing a temporary financial crisis in midtown and downtown Atlanta, $1,500.00

Mt. Zion UMC Atlanta – support for food pantry which provided 4,664 meals to homeless and needy persons in 2014, $1,500.00

MUST Ministries Cherokee – providing non-perishable food for people with food insecurity in Cherokee County, $1,500.00

North Fulton Community Charities, Inc. (NFCC), Roswell – instructional manuals for unemployed and underemployed adults participating in four levels of tutoring classes, which helps them remain stably housed, $1,500.00

Rock Spring UMC – purchasing food items for snack sacks to go home on the weekend with school children who receive free lunches at school, $1,500.00

Shepherd’s Staff Ministries, Loganville – emergency housing, transitional or permanent housing for homeless individuals and families, $1,500.00

Sweetwater Mission, Inc.., Austell – providing rent assistance for families in crisis to prevent homelessness, $1,500.00

Union Chapel UMC (New Hope Ministry), – Marietta – providing assistance to individuals and families for food, clothing, temporary housing and other emergency assistance, $1,500.00

Fall Grant Cycle

CAPITAL GRANTS

Abba House– $5200- Funds will be used toward addition of driveway for modular classrooms.

Breakthru House-$5200-  Funds will be used for repairs and improvements to the treatment facilities.

The Drake House– $3200-Funds will be used to replace aging HVAC systems in the apartments where the families reside.

Essence of Hope, Inc.- $3700-Funds will provide assistance with a drop in/resource center for homeless men and women transitioning into Permanent Supportive Housing.

Family Promise of Augusta-$1800- Funds will provide new playset equipment for Children’s Day Center.

Habitat for Humanity- North Central Georgia– $2700- Funds will be used toward a Habitat build in Cumming, GA.

Habitat for Humanity of Greene County– $2700 – Funds will be used toward a Habitat build.

Habitat for Humanity Rome/Floyd County– $2700- Funds will be used toward a Habitat build.

Hope Through Divine Intervention– $2700- Funds will be used to purchase furniture and appliances for 5 shelter units.

MUST Ministries, Shepherd’s Walk- $5200- Funds used for remodeling 8 aparments owned by MUST (floor covering, furniture, appliances)

New Beginnings for Gilmer County– $2700- Funds will be used to cover material cost involved in the construction of a home used in temporary/transitional housing.

Salvation Army Gainesville– $5168- Funds will be used to replace flooring at social service, administration, and monitor’s quarters.

Salvation Army of Augusta- $5200- The funds will be used to perform necessary renovations on the bathrooms in the Women and Children Emergency Shelter.

OPERATIONAL GRANTS

Action Ministries Covington – $1250- Funds will be spent to provide snack lunches to homeless and low-income children during school breaks and the summer of 2016.

Chatsworth First UMC (Saturday Snacks Program)-$ 1250- Funds will purchase food to feed between 400 to 600 children in Murray County- Saturday snacks

Colbert UMC (In the Middle Meals) $500-  Funds will help provide bags of weekend food to middle and high school sutudents in Madison County who are food insecure.

Collins Memorial UMC $1250-Funds will provide food to combat hunger, homelessness, and improve quality of life in an urban food desert.

The Exension, Inc. $750- Funds will provide salaries to seasonal staff of the emergency winter shelter

Family Promise of Cobb County– $1250- Funds will be used for general operating expenses

Hart Interdenominational Ministry- $1250- Funds will provide additional funding for temporary shelter for the homeless and/or payment of past due rent/mortgage.

Haven House– $1250- Funds will be used to purchase medicine and pay for doctor visits for uninsured shelter residents.

Interfaith Outreach Home, Inc. $1250-Funds will help offset operating expenses; specifically utility costs for the residents.

Jasper County Family Connection– $1250- Funds will assist in providing a “backpack meal” for students on weekends and school holidays.

Living Room, Inc. – $693-Funds will support general operating expenses which include community outreach, advocacy, and oranizational development.

Maple Avenue UMC– $500- Funds will support the Mission Wednesday Night supper through food purchase, equipment repair and purchase, gas, and meals.

Meals by Grace, Inc. – $1250- Funds will provide for a ServSafe certified chef and a sous chef/kitchen manager 4 hours per week to prepare hot meals for families.

MUST Ministries (Loaves and Fishes Kitchen) $1250 Funds used to provide food for the Loaves and Fishes Kitchen, which allows staff to prepare meals when volunteers are not available.

Norcross Cooperative Ministry– $1250- Funds will be used to provide food, toiletries, clothes, and transportation to families who are homeless.

Rivertown UMC– $700-Funds will support the pantry program at Rivertown UMC, providing food to families in the church and community who do not have enough food.

Sugar Hill UMC (Home Repair Ministry)- $1250- Funds will support  6-8 home renovation projects per year for low-income homeowners

Trinity Community Ministries– $1250- Funds will be used to help cover general operating expenses of two programs that serve adult, chronically homeless men.

Trinity UMC– $1250- Trinity Table will use these funds to continue to provide 12,000 meals to individuals in downtown Atlanta every Sunday.