Past Grant Recipients

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We provide charitable grants from The Rt. Rev. Bennett J. Sims Endowment to create significant, sustainable ministries and community partnerships that serve people in need and encourage spiritual growth for Episcopalians through service.

Cherokee Asset Learning for Leadership

2017 Q1 Small Acts of Charity / $3,500
Funding an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) process for the Cherokee Heights Historic District in Macon utilizing the area formerly occupied by St. James Episcopal Church (Macon) Read More

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church

2017 Hunger Walk/Run Grant; 2017 Q1 Small Acts of Charity / $4,829.19
Renovating its kitchen space and purchasing a new refrigerator/freezer as a part of the expansion of their food pantry ministry to enable hot meal service Read More

Action Ministries

2017 Hunger Walk/Run Grant / $10,000
Supporting regional hunger initiatives in the Northwest (Rome area), Mountain (Gainesville area), Northeast (Athens-Clarke County area), and Piedmont (Covington area) Regions Read More

Lost-n-Found Youth

2017 Spring General Grant Amount: $15,000 Grant Purpose: funding new Youth Drop-In Center in Midtown Atlanta which will increase their capacity for homeless LGBTQ youths and open up their current location for… Read More

Emmaus House

2017 Spring General Grant Grant Amount: $25,000 Grant Purpose: new Parent Café program based on the principles of adult learning and family support which will assist parents and their families to manage… Read More

Crossroads Community Ministries, Inc.

2017 Spring General Grant Grant Amount: $20,000 Grant Purpose: start-up funding for the Crossroads Connect job readiness program, which will create a pathway to stable and sustainable futures for CCM guests by… Read More

St. Paul's Episcopal Church Atlanta

2016 General Grant Grant Amount: $15,000 Grant Purpose: partnership with HouseProud Atlanta to provide moderate and minor home repairs for homes in the area surrounding St. Paul’s, Atlanta Read More