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.

Sandy Springs Mission, Inc.

2017 Fall General Grant Grant Amount: $7,000 Grant Purpose: to implement a new program which provides ESL and computer training courses to parents of low-income Hispanic students, specifically with the goal of… Read More

Nicholas House, Inc.

2017 Fall General Grant Grant Amount: $15,000 Grant Purpose: case management services at their housing programs. These case management services will be provided alongside funding from the City of Atlanta for rental… Read More

New American Pathways, Inc.

2017 Fall General Grant Grant Amount: $10,000 Grant Purpose: to expand their vocational counseling program for refugees. This program offers clients career counseling, workshops, professional mentoring, school/training program enrollment assistance, and advanced… Read More

Central Outreach and Advocacy Center

2017 Fall General Grant Grant Amount: $10,000 Grant Purpose: to provide ID services for men and women who do not have identification when they are released from prison; identification is required for… Read More

Calvary Refuge, Inc.

2017 Fall General Grant Grant Amount: $8,000 Grant Purpose: to provide mattresses and a washer and dryer for its new facility which will allow Calvary Refuge to serve an additional 44 clients… Read More

Macon Volunteer Clinic

2017 Q3 Small Acts of Charity Grant Amount: $4,175 Grant Purpose: to cover diagnostic services for its patients, particularly Hepatitis C patients who have received donated medication and require extensive testing over… Read More

The Cathedral of St. Philip

2017 Q3 Small Acts of Charity Grant Amount: $4,500 Grant Purpose: to fund transportation costs related to the 2017 Homeless Requiem which took place on November 1, 2017. The Cathedral’s Homeless Requiem… Read More

Episcopal Church of the Holy Family

2017 Q2 Small Acts of Charity Grant Amount: $5,000 Grant Purpose: land use study to determine if a senior housing facility and potential land development for youth activities are viable on Holy… Read More

Church of the Common Ground

2017 Q2 Small Acts of Charity Grant Amount: $5,000 Grant Purpose: funding their Peer-to-Peer Pastoral Care and Connections initiative. This effort will expand and strengthen the capacity for sustained and effective pastoral… Read More

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