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!

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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 $150,250 to 21 Disciples projects and ministries working with older adults and at-risk children and youth in 2017! Read the full grantee announcement here >> 

Learn more about our 2017 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

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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

Disciples Personal Care Pantry

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