Peace with Justice Grant Deadline August 15th

August 06, 2013

The application deadline for California-Nevada Conference Peace with Justice Grants is August 15. Up to $1,500 could be awarded to recipients. 

These following ministries received grants for 2013:

-        Glide Memorial Methodist Church in San Francisco, Pastor Karen Oliveto, for the “Tenderloin Neighborhood Focus: Advocacy for Social Justice” program, $750,

-        The First United Methodist Church, Carson City, Nevada, Stephan A Shaw, for The Capitol City Churches Initiative expansion program, $500,

-        The First United Methodist Church of Napa, Douglas Cleveland, for training in the “Circles” program, $600,

-        Smith River UMC, Madge Patterson, to be used in their Community Garden program, $750,

-        San Ramon Valley UMC, Laura Sanchez, toward their Palestine/Israel adult education classes and Town Hall format meetings, including David Wildman as a speaker, $1500,

-        Cal/Nevada Immigration Task Force, Linda Kuruhara, to help them educate local communities on immigration issues and to mobilize them to advocate for a just and compassionate immigration reform, $600; and

-        Campbell UMC, Elaine Bondonno, for expansion into higher levels of security, their creative arts in worship program at the Santa Clara County jails, $1000.

To apply for a Peace with Justice grant e-mail for grant applications and guidelines. For questions, email or call Mary Liebke, Peace with Justice Coordinator,  (530) 273-3678.