2021 Mission Giving & Outreach Grant cycle

is open (through April 30!)

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Every year MG&O makes grants to a variety of non-profit organizations that work at the local, national or international level. Applications are reviewed by the committee and selected for fit with the Matthew mission statement and alignment with priorities identified through surveys of the Congregation. 


MG&O conducts surveys of FCC members to identify priority needs to which MG&O should direct its grant-giving. In 2015, our survey confirmed FCC’s top three priorities as homelessness, abuse & neglect, and hunger. Our preference is to support local organizations, but we also support national and international causes. In 2017, the Congregation affirmed through an additional survey support for a broad span of programs serving the homeless.


In 2017, we supported 14 organizations with operating, program, and strategic impact grants totaling $42,500. Because of a reduced Mission Giving budget, this was a significant reduction from previous years, and our emphasis was on support for the homeless.


2021 Grant Cycle


March 25 - Granting Cycle open

April 30 - Application Deadline

June 20 - Grantees notified

July and Octoer - Grants awarded

MG&O Committee 2021-2022

Pauli Hubbard

Virginia Carlson

John Felps

Joan Hershberger 

Karen Muise

Mary Jane Ray

Teri Sheffield

Clay Taylor

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