NBA Mission and Ministry Grants Program

Supporting Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth across the life of the church!

NBA Mission and Ministry Grants

Through our Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) granted a total of $157,900 to 20 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth in 2018-19! Read the full grantee announcement here >> 

Learn more about our 2018 Grantees via their profiles below, and visit this page for updates throughout the year!

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Blue Theology for Farm Labor Camp Youth

Blue Theology Mission Station, Pacific Grove, CA

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Innovation Grant: US $7,000

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Camp Sunflower

Pine Valley Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Wichita, KS

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Innovation Grant: US $5,000

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Care & Connect Training Centers

Christian Care Communities, Louisville, KY

Mission Area: Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000

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Disciples Personal Care Pantry

First Christian Church Burkburnett, TX

Mission Area: Intergenerational - At-Risk Children and Youth, Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $5,000

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I'm Still Here Dementia Training and Certification

Juliette Fowler Communities, Dallas, TX

Mission Area: Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000

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Independent Living Skills – Help Fund for Young Adults

Child Saving Institute, Omaha, NE

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $4,000

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Just Food Kitchen Internships

University Place Christian Church, Champaign, IL

Mission Category: At-Risk Children and Youth
Innovation Grant: US $6,000

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Meals Program Expansion for Seniors

Nashville Food Project, Nashville, TN

Mission Area: Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $15,000

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Ministries With Older Adults

Lake Ozark Christian Church, Lake Ozark, MO

Mission Area: Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $7,900

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Mobile Shower and Laundry for Homeless Youth and Families

Lexington, KY

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $4,000

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Restoring Dignity through Effort and Education

Beckley, WV

Mission Area: Older Adults
Catalyst Grant: US $2,000

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RISE UP Project

15th Avenue Christian Church, Rock Island, IL

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Innovation Grant: US $9,000

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SafeSpot 509 College: A Teen Safety Net

Woodland Christian Church, Woodland, CA

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $4,000

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Senior Connections

Journey of Faith Christian Church, Ann Arbor, MI

Mission Area: Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000

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S.M.A.R.T. Academic and Enrichment Outreach Program

Shalom Community Christian Church, Inc, Greensboro, NC

Mission Area: Intergenerational - At-Risk Children and Youth, Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000

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Sol Food Initiative

Saguaro Christian Church, Tucson, AZ

Mission Area: Intergenerational - At-Risk Children and Youth, Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $15,000

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Spectrum Ministry Sensory Room

The Christian Youth Foundation, Athens, TX

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Innovation Grant: US $11,000

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STAR Kids: Students Together Achieve Results

First Christian Church St. Joseph, MO

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $3,000

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Welcome Table Community Meal

Good Shepherd Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Macedonia, OH

Mission Area: Intergenerational - At-Risk Children and Youth, Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000

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Young Change Makers

Community of Just Love, Houston, TX

Mission Category: Intergenerational - At-Risk Children and Youth, Older Adults
Innovation Grant: US $10,000