Matthew 25 Grant Applications Due March 1

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Matthew 25 Grant Applications Due March 1

Applications for the Matthew 25 Grant, sponsored by ABCUSA, are due March 1, 2014. Applications must be sent with all application materials included, and received by March 1. Awards for the Matthew 25 grant are made twice a year, in April and October, with application deadlines of March 1 and September 1.  To view the guidelines and download the application form, click here.

In fall 2013, 37 applicants received funding ranging from $500 to $5,000, with a total of $88,092 awarded.  The Matthew 25 Grant is funded by a generous donor whose goal is to help meet the needs of “housing, feeding, education and health with regard to the less fortunate.”

Ministries funded in fall 2013 include:

  • Ministries providing weekend food for students on free or reduced lunch at school
  • Food pantry needs, including fresh food items
  • Co-pays and pharmacy bills for medication for homeless persons
  • Creation and support of homeless shelters
  • Refugee and immigrant support
  • Prison ministries, including a ministry working to create a “culture of pardon” for ex-offenders
  • Preschool scholarships for immigrant or impoverished children
  • After school programs
  • And much, much more