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 new Mission and Ministry Grants Program, the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is granting a total of $150,250 to 21 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth in 2018! 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!

A Bet Away

The 'Bet'Away (Better Way) Group

Heights Christian Church, Shaker Heights, OH

Mission Area: Older Adults
Catalyst Grant: US $2,750

Camp Sunflower

Camp Sunflower

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

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $2,000

Community Dinner

Community Dinner Kitchen Skills Training

University Place Christian Church, Champaign, IL

Mission Category: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $5,000

Snow Hill Lowndes County Community Life Center

Community in Action: Each One Teach One

Snow Hill Christian Church/ Lowndes County Community Life Center, Fort Deposit, AL

Mission Area: Intergenerational - At-Risk Children and Youth + Older Adults
Impact Grant: US $35,000

FCC Edmond

Creation of Space for Children and Families with Special Needs

First Christian Church of Edmond, OK

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $1,000

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Disciples Personal Care Pantry

First Christian Church dba Disciples Personal Care Pantry, Burkburnett, TX

Mission Area: Older Adults
Catalyst Grant: US $2,500

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Expanded Kitchen at The Dinner Table

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

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

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Friends Helping Friends

Juliette Fowler Communities, Dallas, TX

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

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Gathering Space

Disciples Christian Church, Cleveland Heights, OH

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

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Health and Wellness for Seniors through Technology

Bethel Christian Church, Jonesborough, TN

Mission Area: Older Adults
Catalyst Grant: US $3,000

Hope Center

Hope Academic / Tutoring Services (H.A.T.S.)

Hope Christian Church, Hammond, IN

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $1,000

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JUMPSTART Back-to-School Clinic

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Blue Mound, IL

Mission Area: At-Risk Children and Youth
Catalyst Grant: US $1,000

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Kitchen Apprenticeship Program at Sanctuary Cafe for Opportunity Youth

University Christian Church, Chicago, IL

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

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Living Your Life: Coping with Depression and Anxiety

First Christian Church, Salida, CO

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

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A Partnership of Caring

Christian Temple, Catonsville, MD

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

First Christian Church Midland

RISE (Respect, Include, Support, Embrace) and SHINE (Supporting Hearts in New Experiences)

First Christian Church, Midland, TX

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

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

Shalom Community Christian Church, Inc, Greensboro, NC

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

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Specialized Education for Abused, Neglected, and Traumatized Children

Tennyson Center for Children at Colorado Christian Home, Denver, CO

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

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Wilkinsburg Youth Collaboration Focused on Life Skills and Arts Engagement

Christian Church of Wilkinsburg, PA

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

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Young Change Makers

Community of Just Love, Houston, TX

At-Risk Children and Youth
Innovation Grant: $10,000