There are so many important projects over the world that require funding to help people who are incredibly vulnerable. Recently, St. Luke’s Episcopal Foundation awarded over $100,000 to various nonprofits to help in this aim.
All of these grants are meant for the recipient organizations. These funds have been awarded either from “Fund B or Fund C” and for different purposes.
Here’s how the numbers add up: Fund B recipients:
- St. John’s Lutheran Church, Salisbury: Bethlehem Senior Memory Care Training Program: located in the West Bank Palestinian Territories, will receive a $5,000 grant.
- The Explorer’s Club of Kenya: This program led by Alberto Borges, a college student at Catawaba College, will receive an $11,180 grant.
- GRACES” Guatemalan Relief Assistance for Children’s Educational Services located in Salisbury, North Carolina will receive a grant of $12,000 to provide food vouchers and supplementary education to the Escuela Integrada in Antigua, Guatemala
- The Lunch Project in Charlotte, NC (who will use the funds to feed Lengiajave Primary School in Tanzania and support community members) will receive a grant of $17,000.
- Sudan Rowan, an economic coalition that partners with Sudanese partners which supports scholarships for students in South Sudan, will receive a grant in the amount of 7800.
- St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Durham, North Carolina, will receive a grant in the number of $6,000 grant funds to support Holy Cross Anglican School in San Pedro, Belize.
All of the grants in Fund B are meant to serve a global impact.
Here are the grant awards for recipients of Fund C: All of these recipients are domestic organizations engaged in community work mostly located in Rowan County.
- The Rowan Literary Council will receive a $2500 grant
- Communities in Schools, Rowan Chapter will receive a $1600 grant
- Food For Thought (a program under Rowan Helping Ministries) will receive a $4,000 grant
- Racial Equity Rowan will receive a grant in the amount of $4,000 grant
In addition to the grant funding that will be allocated through these two funds, St. Luke has also re-pledged Episcopal Relief and Development’s “1000 Days of Love” campaign with a grant in the amount of $20,000. The organization uses its funds to support struggling children and families through their first 1000 days of life.
Rowan Helping Ministries has received a gift of $10,000 which they will put towards COVID-19 relief funds for the community.
In total these funds equal out to $101,080.00 for this cycle.