Episcopal Charities currently supports 79 community outreach programs in partnership with Episcopal congregations throughout the Diocese of New York. view map of 2010 grant sites >
Programs are available to all persons in need regardless of faith or church affiliation. Program focus is in one of three areas:
- Basic Human Needs/Beyond Emergency Services
- Youth Opportunity Grants
- Collaborative Outreach
In addition to funding programs, Episcopal Charities provides training to staff in each program and technical assistance to improve program quality. We also work with community leaders to introduce the arts to children.
Forty-Two Episcopal Charities Basic Human Needs Grants Awarded in 2011
The Episcopal Charities Board of Directors awarded grants to 42 outreach programs for 2011. They will receive a total of $383,500 (an average grant of $9,130). The programs that Episcopal Charities supports in this grant cycle address a wide range of needs throughout the Diocese, including the following: addiction/recovery, aging/eldercare, English as a second language, adult literacy and immigrant services, feeding, HIV/AIDS, homelessness, and prison community re-integration and re-entry assistance. learn more >
Thirty-Six Episcopal Charities Youth Opportunity Grants Awarded for 2010-2011
During the 2009-2010 Youth Opportunity Grant Cycle Episcopal Charities received 40 applications, of which 34 received grant awards. These outreach programs have annual budgets totaling $3,625,041 and serve over 4,500 youth throughout the Diocese. During this grant cycle Episcopal Charities awarded $229,900 in grants.
The type of programs funded in this cycle include: after school, arts & entertainment, job readiness, social justice, summer camps and teen parenting. learn more >
The All Our Children (AOC) program was begun in 2007 by resolution of the Diocese of New York. A joint project of the diocese and Trinity Parish, Wall Street, the initiative’s stated goal is, “for every parish to create a partnership with their local public school-- and build bridges to their community-- to strengthen public schools by educating the whole child.” learn more >
Episcopal Charities' Program Sustainability Institute offers a series of trainings and workshops for parish-based and parish-supported outreach programs in the Episcopal Diocese of New York. These sessions are aimed at helping programs achieve maximum operational success and sustainability. Rectors and priests-in-charge, program directors, volunteers - anyone overseeing or involved with the operations of a program - are invited to participate. learn more >