Trinity Church Wall Street announces more than $ 9 million in grants for religious communities in United States, Africa and Central America – Episcopal News Service
Trinity Church Wall Street has awarded more than $ 9 million in grants to religious communities in the United States and around the world.
These grants provide funding for projects that will provide financial support to ministries to serve their communities, as well as funding for leadership development and training within the Anglican Communion.
âTrinity understands that our family extends beyond New York’s borders,â said Reverend Phillip A. Jackson, priest in charge of Trinity Church Wall Street. âPart of our mission is to ensure that our brothers and sisters around the world can invest in people and places as they lead and serve their communities. “
Trinity’s Mission real estate development initiative works with churches around the world to help them create sustainable resources for ministry, resulting in $ 3.9 million in grants. These grants focus on expanding projects that meet missionary needs related to the COVID-19 health crisis, delivering projects that will support hard-hit rural communities, and facilitating access to affordable project finance.
The Diocese of Costa Rica received $ 190,000 to redevelop a diocesan building into student housing. The money earned through this project will not only support the ministry, but will help vulnerable families in the community.
Trinity also awarded $ 280,000 to the Diocese of Kericho, Kenya to complete a tented safari camp in the remote Maasai Mara region to provide access to electricity, sewage and water. This project will create jobs and the profits will be used for community development programs such as establishing a church, hospital and school in the camp area.
A $ 2.3 million grant to Church Commissioners for Kenya will establish a low-interest loan fund to support funding for local mission real estate development projects. As the loans are repaid, the funds would be re-loaned to new projects creating a perpetual resource for financial capacity building and mission impact.
More than $ 5 million in grants will equip faith-inspired leaders, clergy and laity with the practical leadership and management skills they need to connect their congregations and communities.
The travellers will use a $ 200,000 grant to expand a certificate program for black and Latin religious leaders to be first responders for racial equity.
A grant of $ 113,000 was awarded to Episcopal Diocese of Montana The money will support two conferences scheduled for 2022 and 2023 that will provide training, education and community to 100 women seeking to prepare for leadership positions in the Episcopal Church.
The Leading Women Project has established a track record of success in training and mentoring dynamic and innovative women leaders for faith communities, and we are pleased to support their next step in identifying and preparing a diverse cohort. of women leaders for a rapidly changing Church. .
Trinity also gives more than $ 10.4 million in grants to nonprofit organizations in New York City.
âWhile Trinity provides funds for a more just and inclusive community in our own neighborhood and city, we also support the ability of other churches to do so in their communities,â said Neill Coleman, Executive Director of Trinity Church Wall Street Philanthropies. âWe are proud to support and walk alongside nearly 100 beneficiaries who are on the front lines of advancing social justice and building thriving communities around the world.â
The November fellows are:
Saint Augustine University $ 175,000
College of Transfiguration $ 150,000
Southwestern Episcopal Seminary $ 120,000
Episcopal Church, Office of Native Ministries $ 200,000
The Episcopal Church, Hispanic Ministries Office $ 300,000
Bexley Seabury Seminar $ 200,000
Duke University, Ormond Center $ 150,000
Africa Leadership Transformation Foundation $ 50,000
Codrington College $ 100,000
Texas-Louisiana Gulf Coast Synod, Digital Literacy for Ministry $ 100,000
Students $ 200,000
Episcopal Diocese of Montana, Women Leaders $ 113,000
ISAAC, Innovative Space for Asian-American Christianity $ 110,000
Emory University $ 225,000
Diocese of New York $ 200,000
Diocese of Los Angeles $ 300,000
Ashoka, Actors of Change Inspired by Faith $ 1,200,000
Luther Seminar $ 450,000
Episcopal Foundation for Preaching $ 300,000
Rural Ministry and Migrants $ 150,000
Faith in New York $ 100,000 The Carver Project $ 100,000
Gathering of leaders $ 200,000
Church Commissioners for Kenya $ 2,300,000
Diocese of Cape Town, South Africa $ 160,000
Episcopal Church of the Good Samaritan, Brownsburg, Indiana, Diocese of Indianapolis $ 150,000
Diocese of Bondo, Kenya $ 282,000
Diocese of Kericho, Kenya $ 280,000
Diocese of Rumonge, Burundi $ 200,000
Diocese of Northern Malawi $ 155,000
Diocese of Niassa, Mozambique $ 123,000
Diocese of Costa Rica, Central America $ 190,000
About Trinity Church Wall Street
Now in its fourth century, Trinity Church Wall Street is a growing and inclusive bishopric parish of over 1,200 members that seeks to serve and heal the world by building neighborhoods that live gospel truths, generations of faithful leaders and sustainable communities. The parish is guided by its core values: faith, integrity, inclusion, compassion, social justice and stewardship. Members come from New York City’s five boroughs and surrounding areas to form a racially, ethnically and economically diverse congregation. Over 20 worship services are offered weekly online and at its historic shrines, Trinity Church and St. Paul’s Chapel, cornerstones of community life, worship and parish mission, and online at trinitywallstreet.org.