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 $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