August 15 Deadline to Apply for California-Nevada Peace with Justice Grants

July 15, 2015

Up to $1500 is available for United Methodist churches and organizations who create projects and programs that support advocacy and action:
 
-        Environmental sustainability and justice;
-        Individual liberty, justice, and dignity;
-        Social justice, including equality and nondiscrimination;
-        Economic justice; and,
-        Peace and nonviolence.
 
This year, the following churches and organizations have received grants:

  • First UMC, Pacific Grove, for the One Starfish Safe Parking for Homeless program;
  • Merced UMC, for the Merced Prison Project; 
  • First UMC of Redding, for the Genocide No More- Save Darfur, Moving Beyond Witness program; 
  • Pine UMC, for California-Nevada Philippine Solidarity Task Force and Network on Religion and Justice for Asian Pacific Islander LGBTQ people, Justice at the Intersections project;
  • Wesley UMC, Fresno, for the start up Circles program;
  • California Church IMPACT, for the one time support of the expansion of the Activist/Advocacy Alert System; and,
  • Temple UMC, JFON-BAIT, for the Mexico/U.S. Border Seminar.
For additional information and application forms, contact Mary Liebke, mliebke@yahoo.com, or (530) 273-3678.