Special Grants

Special Grant Opportunities for Healthy Congregations Churches

Healthy Congregations teams may participate in our special grant opportunities. Teams must remain in good standing to participate.

Grant opportunities vary throughout the year. We send out deadline reminders in the monthly Healthy Congregations newsletter.

Available Grants

As for Me and My Body is a five-week coaching program that invites churches to connect their spiritual and physical health to come to a deeper understanding that taking care of the body is an act of serving God.

The Big Garden is for congregations that are interested in increasing access to healthy foods in their community.

Bike Share in a Box is for congregations that are passionate about breaking down transportation barriers and providing a fun alternative for physical activity.

Faith in Democracy is a nonpartisan relationship-based program focused on increasing voter turnout.

Financial Health-Take Control Collaborative Training provides faith leaders training to promote financial wellness through client-centered behavior-based education.

The Giving Grove lets congregations establish little orchards with big impacts.

Good Neighbor Experiment is for churches who want to engage their community as neighbors.

Mental Health First Aid participants learn the risk factors and warning signs for mental health and substance use concerns, strategies for how to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations, and where to turn for help.

Summer Food Service Program helps children to continue receiving nutritious meals during summer break and unanticipated school closure.

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