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Grants Partners in Ministry

Partners in Ministry

TMF’s Grants Ministry supports grantees' innovative efforts to provide social impact grounded in faith and improve the lives of those living in poverty. We invest in strong nonprofits with a clear mission and proven results. Our investment, made possible by the generous support of our donors, allows a unity of faith and funds to respond to the ever-growing needs of the church and the communities it serves.

Investing in churches, outreach ministries, and nonprofits in Texas and New Mexico

Since 2022, TMF has funded over $4.4 million in grants to 198 churches and nonprofits. 


Grant Recipients

Synergy Wesley Foundation

Building A Multi-Campus Ministry Model

The United Methodist campus ministries of Synergy Wesley Foundation serve students from nine universities and college districts across the North Texas and Central Texas Conferences. It engages college students in ministry on campus, empowering them for ministry leadership, building authentic community, and helping them discern their vocational call.

Magdalena Ministries, Inc. DBA Magdalena House

Magdalena House General Operations

Magdalena House in San Antonio provides transitional housing and support for mothers and children who have escaped dangerous and abusive situations. It offers safe shelter, wellness programs, academic support, and nurturing relationships to help families recover from trauma and work toward self-sufficiency.

The Oikos Institute for Social Impact

Discover & Dream

The Oikos Institute for Social Impact ("Oikos") was established in 2020 to help BIPOC community institutions use their assets for communal transformation and economic renewal. Oikos focuses on learning opportunities and increasing access to mission-aligned resources for these institutions.

When the Problem is at Home

When the Problem is at Home

When the Problem is at Home focuses on enhancing senior living spaces with thoughtful modifications to promote comfort, accessibility, and safety. Homelessness among seniors is a significant concern in many areas, including Dallas, due to reasons such as lack of affordable housing and housing that doesn't meet standard requirements.

Wesley-Rankin Community Center

West Dallas Children's and Youth Programs

Wesley-Rankin Community Center (WRCC) is a faith-founded nonprofit serving 500 individuals annually in West Dallas. They offer educational programs for K-8, college and career readiness tools for high school students, leadership courses for adults, and community-building for older adults.

Lone Star Justice Alliance

Record Clearing Project

LSJA is dedicated to reforming the juvenile justice system through litigation, advocacy, and education, focusing on initiatives like Transformative Justice, JustSentencing, and Reimagine Justice to reduce recidivism and engage communities for change. It also provides support for justice-involved youth and advocates for policy changes at state and federal levels.

Meals on Wheels New Mexico

Meal Delivery Program

Meals on Wheels New Mexico (MOWNM) provides nearly 5,000 weekly meals in eight diet types to seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income, homebound individuals. Deliveries cover 38 routes in the Albuquerque area Monday through Friday, and frozen meals are shipped statewide, with each meal including a wellness check from a trained volunteer.

Austin Street Center

Sisterhood Serving Our Most Vulnerable Women

Austin Street Center (ASC) is at the forefront of the work that is reshaping Dallas. ASC’s goal is to ensure that every homeless person who comes to us finds hope, support, and the resources they need to transition out of homelessness. ASC is committed to helping individuals find a new sense of identity and confidence in their ability to secure permanent housing.

Taste Project

Taste Project Arlington Culinary Arts Workforce

Taste Project is a nonprofit organization based in Fort Worth and Arlington, Texas. The organization's mission is to provide access to healthy, quality meals through a pay-what-you-can community restaurant, a workforce development program, and an urban garden. It also leads the iHEAL community collaboration to improve health equity among low-income adults.



Saranam is a 501c3 organization in Albuquerque, NM, helping families overcome homelessness and poverty through housing, education, and community support. The organization provides transitional housing, education, vocational coaching, and supportive services to help families achieve self-sufficiency.

Children's Bereavement Center Rio Grande Valley

Children’s Bereavement Center RGV Operations

The Children’s Bereavement Center of the Rio Grande Valley (CBC-RGV) aims to provide free bereavement counseling to grieving children, youth, and their families in the Rio Grande Valley area. The organization offers individual and group counseling, expressive therapies, and grief camps, as well as educational institutes for school counselors.

Project Transformation North Texas

Free Afterschool and Summer Program, Grades 1 - 12

Project Transformation North Texas aids 700 children and youth yearly with summer and afterschool programs at 9-10 locations. Its unique mentoring model develops literacy, social, emotional, and leadership skills, while addressing the impact of COVID-19 on learning and development in 2024.

Restoring Justice

Operating Support

Restoring Justice (RJ) provides holistic representation to vulnerable accused individuals affected by mass incarceration. It works to embody Jesus Christ through restoration and partner with others to expose unfair practices in the local justice system.

McCurdy Schools of Northern New Mexico dba McCurdy

Revitalization of McCurdy Ministries

MMCC is a non-profit that offers free mental health counseling and after-school care for up to 50 children. It provides free Pre-Kindergarten, low-cost summer camp, and adult education programs. MMCC continues to create new programs and alliances with support from donors and volunteers.

Mommie Support Network

Moms Rising Circles

Mommie Support Network supports struggling mothers with on-site groups in low-income housing and an Adopt-a-Mom program where community members deliver groceries, forming a supportive relationship with the community.

Special Reach, Inc.

Helping Families of Children with Disabilities

Special Reach provides engaging activities for children with developmental delays, camps, and special guests, along with restorative respite for caregivers. It has a Youth Mentorship Program, Alumni Enrichment Program, and offers support for families in need. The staff includes special education teachers, speech therapists, and nurses.

Café Momentum

Café Momentum Internship: Justice-Involved Youth

Café Momentum empowers justice-involved youth with a paid internship in a casual fine dining restaurant and comprehensive support, helping them pursue education and secure jobs with family-sustaining wages and become changemakers in Dallas.

Nehemiah Center Inc

Afterschool Academic Enrichment Program

Nehemiah Center helps low-income families improve their children's future through education, emotional wellness, and spiritual enrichment. It serves children from toddlers to college and provide academic services to help them overcome barriers.

Center for Survivors of Torture

Healing Survivors of Torture

The Center for Survivors of Torture provides mental health services to trauma survivors, helping them lead productive lives. Despite unimaginable hardships, the human spirit's resilience never ceases to amaze this team.

Hill Country Christian Counseling Center "NEW HOPE

Multisector Mission to Advance Health Equity

New Hope offers outpatient mental and behavioral healthcare programs that support individuals, couples, and families. It uses assessments, coordination of care, evaluation, and advocacy to alleviate suffering and facilitate healing and growth. It also focuses on the upstream causes of poor mental health at the community and systems level.

Grace Avenue United Methodist Church

Center of Grace - Support Services

The Center of Grace at Grace Avenue provides a safe space for individuals to receive mental health support. They offer group and individual therapy sessions on various topics, including depression, anxiety, and LGBTQ2+ issues. The center also provides community resources and referrals to support overall well-being.

Hope Tutoring Center, Inc.

HOPE Tutoring's Free Tutoring Services

HOPE Tutoring is a nonprofit that offers free tutoring and summer camps to Arlington's 2nd-8th graders since 1996. Their services include in-class and virtual tutoring, afterschool programs, and summer camps for reading, math, and STEM. All services are free and lead to improved grades, confidence, and classroom participation.

Proyecto Juan Diego, Inc.

Integrated Family Program

PJD's Integrated Family Program supports parents in learning new skills like parenting, anger management, financial literacy, and domestic violence prevention. PJD's wholistic approach shows that parental support has a significant impact on their children and the surrounding community.

Jewish Family Service of Dallas Inc.

General Operating Support

Jewish Family Service (JFS) has been providing mental health, financial, and emergency assistance programs to North Texas residents for 73 years. It offers wraparound programs on a sliding fee scale, with over 55% of clients paying $5 or less per visit. JFS promotes empowerment, self-sufficiency, and well-being for the Greater Dallas community, regardless of ability to pay. Their staff work with each client to access resources and develop personalized plans for stability.

Christian Community Action

General Operating Support

CCA is a ministry that provides comprehensive services to alleviate suffering and bring hope to the impoverished across Dallas, Denton, Collin, and Tarrant counties. The impactful programs and partnerships highlight itd dedication to making a positive and lasting difference in the lives of those facing poverty and hunger.


Cy-Hope General Operations

Cy-Hope provides resources and social support to children and families in the Cypress-Fairbanks school district, including programs that fight childhood obesity, provide food assistance, and empower underserved students through mentoring, literacy, and STEAM education. Recently, Cy-Hope expanded to neighboring Waller ISD to help underserved students in both districts thrive and graduate prepared for success.

Arlington Urban Ministries

Counseling and Life Skills Enrichment

For more than 25 years, Arlington Urban Ministries (AUM) has served the lowest income residents of Arlington, Texas with utility, rent, and other assistance, welcoming neighbors with open arms and offering love, hope, and stability.

Crossroads Community Services

General Funds toBuild Nutrition-Stable Communities

Crossroads Community Services provides direct services, access to benefits, partner engagement, and food equity research programs to alleviate food insecurity in Dallas. From Food to Finances (F3) coaching program and Curbside Market are available to shoppers. The team also hosts North Texas Food Bank’s SNAP assistance office and partners with 150 other agencies for educational resources and food donations.


Faith In Action Community Outreach

Project 10:27, inspired by the biblical verse Luke 10:27, offers companionship and support to seniors in San Antonio through in-home visits, calls, and outings. The Senior Adoption Program fosters personal relationships, while the approach combines practical support with emotional and spiritual care.

Texas Ramp Project

Texas Ramp Project – Freedom for the Homebound

Texas Ramp Project provides free wheelchair ramps to low-income older adults and others with disabilities. Volunteers build ramps following ADA guidelines. Referrals come from social service agencies, rehab hospitals, dialysis centers, etc.

McKinney Memorial United Methodist Church

Get Lit

The "GET LIT" Program aims to engage Millennials and Gen-Yers (18-45) who are not involved in church. They will collaborate with the Wesley Foundation to host monthly non-traditional evangelistic events called "Conversations on the Couch" to provide a space for young adults to freely express their opinions, challenge other options, and hear biblical perspectives.

Mount Olive Food Pantry

Mount Olive FoodPantry Snack Pack Giveaway Project

Mount Olive Frances Byrd Horn of Plenty food pantry serves the poorest neighborhood in the Dallas community. It distributes food, personal care and hygiene products to over 30,000 people per year. The pantry provides emergency assistance to those in need and operates with a volunteer staff.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger’s primary objective is to continue to help those facing food insecurity in the community have access to nutritious food while simultaneously seeking ways to improve food access in our community through programs and partnerships.

El Calvario United Methodist Church

Resiliency and Well-Being Kitchen Incubator

El Calvario offers tailored service plans and empowers the community through job opportunities and locally sourced ingredients. At El Calvario United Methodist Church, they believe in the power of community to achieve remarkable things.

Pro-Action, Inc.

Immunize El Paso

ProAction offers immunization and prevention-based care, EMS education, and event medical support services. IZEP delivers vaccines to underserved communities and has provided over 900,000 immunizations. ProAction EMS Institute provides various EMS-related courses. ProAction EMS provides event medical support services in El Paso, Las Cruces, and nearby communities.

Trinity Restoration Ministries

Re-Entry Services for the Formerly Incarcerated

TRM helps returning citizens with employment and housing after release. They offer a range of services based on evidence-based research, from pre-release mentoring to post-release housing and employment assistance. Graduates can move into more advanced units or other TRM-managed housing while continuing to receive support services.

Unbound Now

Unbound Now: Continuum of Care Programming

Unbound Now fights human trafficking and supports survivors through survivor services, youth prevention, and outreach and training. It provides crisis response, advocacy, and case management, leading local coalitions and task forces, and offering a safe space for vulnerable youth and survivors to heal.

Fort Bend Hope, Inc

Fort Bend Hope Operating Grant

Fort Bend Hope empowers families through education. It offers after-school and summer reading programs for children and ESL, GED, citizenship, computer, and literacy classes for adults. The goal is to provide education and help our students lead their own lives.

Methodist Justice Ministry

Legal and Support Services for Victims of Abuse

Methodist Justice Ministry (MJM) advocates for victims of family violence, child abuse, and neglect. MJM files lawsuits for protective orders, custody, and divorce judgments, representing about 300 vulnerable clients annually. The team offers counseling services, emergency financial assistance, and connects families with a network of support.

DFW Asylum Seeker Housing Network (DASH Network)

DASH Safe Housing Program: A Place To Thrive

DASH Network is a nonprofit that offers housing, food, and support services to asylum seekers during their work permit wait of 1-3 years. It also provides access to education, legal coordination, transportation, and community resources to prepare residents to rent their own apartment. Over 273 residents have been housed in the program to date.


Grant Recipients

Amarillo Wesley Community Center- ​​Since 1951, the Amarillo Wesley Community Center (AWCC) has served at-risk individuals of all ages in the Northwest Texas Panhandle. With a focus on affordability and tailored programs, AWCC operates from two campuses, offering a range of services, including childcare, youth programs, mentoring, and mental health support.

Summer Farm Program-This funding backs Urban Roots' Summer Farm Program (SFP), involving 30 high schoolers in leadership development and food justice advocacy over six weeks. Participants learn farming practices, join community workshops led by food justice scholars, and conclude with community lunches and youth presentations.

Earliest Connections Clinic (ECC)- ACN's Earliest Connections Clinic (ECC) offers early autism support for high-risk children aged 0 to 36 months, providing Pediatric Autism Communication Therapy (PACT) before formal diagnosis, challenging norms in South Texas agencies. Led by trained clinicians, including a fully certified master PACT clinician, ECC aims to intervene earlier than traditional approaches.

Café Momentum Education Program: Technology Upgrade -This grant aids Café Momentum Academy in educating justice-involved youth with essential technology, including virtual curriculum licensing, individual tablets, and Chromebooks. The flexible curriculum helps learners balance responsibilities, with funds ensuring access to updated technology for both classroom and at-home learning.

Children’s Bereavement Center of the Rio Grande Valley- The Children’s Bereavement Center of the Rio Grande Valley offers free counseling for grieving children and families in Harlingen and McAllen, including individual and group sessions in English and Spanish. They also organize day grief camps and host Grief Education Institutes for school counselors in the Rio Grande Valley.

Commercial Kitchen Incubator- El Calvario plans to renovate its kitchen to house a commercial kitchen incubator program, meeting increased demand from immigrants and refugees. This expansion provides opportunities for financial stability and self-sufficiency through training and support.

Emergency Food Distribution- EPFH strives to combat hunger by making nutritious food accessible to those facing insecurity. Their main program, Emergency Food Distribution, involves procuring, transporting, and distributing food across the service area through partner pantries, home delivery, and mobile distributions using refrigerated trucks.

Seed-starting Initiative at FAM Houston’s Farm of Peace- TMF funds will support Shamba Ya Amani's seed-starting initiative, providing a hoop house kit, seeding supplies, and wages for a seed specialist apprentice. This will boost productivity and self-sufficiency, fostering entrepreneurship and empowering future generations through mentorship within the Shamba community.

Cash, Community and Choice in Santa Fe- UpTogether will invest in over 1000 low-income households in Santa Fe County, prioritizing those affected by the pandemic, including predominantly female heads of households with children and the mixed-status and undocumented immigrant community. They'll also support caregivers enrolled in community college, with eligibility criteria varying based on city funding.

The Elgin Book Bus- The project aims to improve literacy in Elgin, particularly for Spanish-speaking children, by launching a Book Bus to distribute free children's books, expanding Spanish-language resources at the Elgin Public Library, and fostering collaboration with Elgin ISD through shared literacy programs.

The Prodigals- Led by worship leaders Vaughn Faison and Gabby Carr, the Prodigals ministry offers diverse elements like cold brew conversations, Pub Theology, and the monthly WANDER worship experience at Karmic Grounds coffee shop, fostering community discussions and serving as a healing space within the church.

Neighbor2Neighbor (Grant Worship Center)- Various community outreach programs of the Grant Worship Center will benefit from this grant including the missionary society, young people’s division, lay organization, and the ministry to the homeless.

Neighbor2Neighbor (Greater Garth Chapel - The Neighbor2Neighbor project aims to connect the Greater Garth Chapel AME Church to its surrounding community to create opportunities to share resources and neighborly love.

Gruene UMC Community Engagement Plan - Welcoming New Neighbors - The "Welcome to The Neighborhood" campaign, launched on November 1st, 2023, hosts holiday meet-and-greet events like community dinners and the Holiday Jingle Jam, facilitated by First Impressions Ambassadors. Additionally, the new Community Garden allows residents to grow produce for personal use and potential donation to the Food Pantry.

Wearable Tech To Empower Users Own Mental Health - The New Hope team uses innovative approaches like "wearable tech" to address disruptions in clients' lives, planning to expand the use of digital watches funded by TMF. This empowers individuals to self-monitor and manage anxiety/stress and sleep patterns in real-time, potentially reducing mental health care costs.

Quality Early Childhood Care & Education For Single Mother Families in Austin - The Jeremiah Program in Austin supports single mothers, primarily women of color, in accessing post-secondary education through affordable housing and childcare assistance, emphasizing education and career opportunities for families.

Neighbor2Neighbor (Journey of Faith Humble) - The church aims to engage and welcome the surrounding community, making its presence known without expectations. The goal is to collaborate and utilize community resources for the benefit of all.

Dinner Church - +KINDRED hosts weekly Dinner Church, fostering connections among diverse attendees and anchoring their mission of inclusivity and community service in Houston.

Manor UMC Meals With Manor and Food Pantry - The grant funds will be used to purchase food for the monthly Meals with Manor and replenish the food pantry throughout 2024, emphasizing healthier options such as fresh fruits, canned meats, and vegetables. This enhances the quality of both meals served and food pantry offerings.

Go Fish - Social Justice Evangelism - This program engages 75-100 young adults in social justice work, expanding the Go-Fish Ministry to address domestic violence, gun violence, and educational barriers. Through partnerships, it hosts Awareness Day events and mentoring for minority men, impacting over 500 individuals.

McMurry University Financial Need-Based Scholarships - McMurry University is committed to providing access to education for first-generation, low-income students despite rising costs, emphasizing the transformative impact of a degree on social mobility, with graduates earning an attractive early career salary.

Dallas Responds - Dallas Responds runs the Migrant Welcome Center for legal asylum seekers and the Unsheltered Neighbor Ministry, offering vital services to unsheltered neighbors, requiring significant resources.

Owen Chapel AME Church- Evangelism and Social Impact Grant - Owen Chapel A.M.E. Church aims to unite and evangelize Alamogordo's Chihuahuita community by addressing immediate needs within a one-mile radius and hosting community engagement events aligned with their major commissions.

Scholarships For Master’s Students - Perkins School of Theology seeks scholarship aid to attract diverse students, aiming to fully fund Master of Divinity program expenses and address financial gaps, prioritizing support for Asian students.

Redeemed Women Closet of Hope - The Closet of Hope program supports low-income women by providing essentials like laundry detergent and personal hygiene items, allowing them to earn assistance through sweat equity hours, promoting empowerment over handouts.

SA Hope Center: Pathways Out of Poverty - SAHC’s Pathways Out of Poverty Program provides tailored service plans addressing clients' unique needs, including a Client-Choice Food Pantry, Mentoring Program, and direct financial assistance, with plans for further expansion in 2024.

Southwestern University Financial Need - Based Student Scholarships - Southwestern University plans to use the grant to support scholarships for financially needy students in the 2023-2024 academic year, aiming to ensure access to higher education for all backgrounds and income levels, with over 98% of its student body eligible for financial aid.

Mental Health Support Groups For Thrive - Establishing safe spaces and monthly support groups, facilitated by a professional counselor and supported by St. Stephen’s Thrive! ministry, aims to provide mental health care for LGBTQ+ individuals and their families, fostering healing and empowering them to reshape their faith narrative positively.

Aunt Bette’s Community Pantry - Aunt Bette's Community Pantry in South Dallas provides food assistance through shopping opportunities twice a month or walk-up assistance, including delivery of fresh produce, meats, and dairy. Expanding to serve more households, it addresses high rates of uninsured individuals and poverty in the newly added zip code 75203.

Texas Wesleyan Need-Based Scholarship Program - Texas Wesleyan University seeks grant funding from the Texas Methodist Foundation to support need-based undergraduate scholarships, aiming to break multi-generational poverty cycles and empower students pursuing meaningful careers, with the grant expected to provide scholarships to ten students in 2024.

Feeding Anna - The Gathering Anna is feeding residents, getting to know them, and engaging in neighboring efforts in Anna, Texas.

Chaplaincy Internship Program At The Menninger Clinic - The Menninger Clinic's Chaplaincy Internship Program, overseen by Reverend Salvador Del Mundo Jr., provides ministry students with hands-on experience in spiritual counseling and pastoral care at a leading psychiatric institution, emphasizing personal and professional development in spiritual care and pastoral skills.

Therapy Services For Families Experiencing Homelessness - The Texas Methodist Foundation's grant will provide on-site therapy services at The Rathgeber Center for Families, including play therapy, counseling, and "little learners" sessions, aimed at addressing trauma and enhancing family readiness, with the option for families to continue therapy after leaving the shelter.

Neighbor2Neighbor (Life Center Church) - Neighbor2Neighbor promotes genuine community engagement through collaboration, embracing collective gifts, and cultivating shared spaces to foster a vibrant, interconnected community that actively contributes to neighbor well-being, striving to #DoLifeTogether.

Arizona-New Mexico District Churches - The New Mexico Parish Community Building Program meets diverse community needs, especially those of the homeless, by providing nourishment, hygiene, and warmth during cold seasons, while also collaborating to offer education, housing, and career opportunities.

Trinity East Open Door Ministry - Trinity East Open Door Ministry is an outreach ministry of Trinity East UMC. The church is opening its doors wide to welcome new neighbors into the community for connection, service, and fellowship.

The Shalom Series - The Shalom Series, hosted by Trinity UMC, provides spiritually enriching community events covering topics such as spirituality, mental health, physical well-being, community issues, and intellectual enhancement, featuring a permanent indoor labyrinth and a prayer room for individual meditation.

End Human Trafficking. Ignite Hope: Supporting Survivors of Human Trafficking in Austin - Unbound Now's Austin office, established in August 2022, expands its care programming to Lee and Fayette Counties in 2024, supported by a grant from the Texas Methodist Foundation, focusing on survivor advocacy through trust-based relationships, crisis response, and resource connections.

Neighbor2Neighbor (Victory Baptist Church of Dallas) - The Neighbor2Neighbor program at First United Methodist Church fosters community relationships through monthly events and trust-building initiatives, aiming to bridge societal fragmentation within a one-mile radius of the church in South Dallas/Fair Park.

VHC Hypertension (HTN) Control Project - The Hypertension Control Project at VHC utilizes a dedicated team of health guides to closely monitor and support patients undergoing treatment, providing tools like blood pressure monitors and ongoing support to empower them to manage hypertension effectively at home.

Support For Wiley College Students - The Wiley College Student Scholarship program provides $1500 per student to bridge the financial gap for those with family incomes below the poverty threshold, supplementing federal aid and family assistance to cover tuition costs.

AMEC Publishing House- Virtual Grace supports Gen X - WWII (ages 50-100) members grieving aging-related losses compounded by the pandemic. Seniors can engage in a vibrant online community for education, fellowship, prayer, and spiritual development.

Arizona-New Mexico District-The New Mexico Parish Community Building Program focuses on making new neighbors, not just new members. It promotes outreach and community development, serving Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Single Parents, and Young People.

Big Thought-The Creative Solutions program fosters creativity, enhances job skills, and promotes positive self-image and social-emotional development. The program reduces recidivism by empowering youth to create their own performance or visual arts exhibition.

Christian Community Action- Crisis Management Services meet critical needs: rent and utility assistance, client-choice Food Pantry for dignity in poverty. They offer rental aid, application fees, security/utility deposits, counseling, and a self-selection grocery store.

CitySquare Paris- The Neighbor Resource Center offers laundry, showers, meals, and case management. It provides immediate relief and fosters long-term change by helping neighbors achieve their goals through Resource Navigators.

Counseling Paid Forward- PF uses a volunteer team to identify individuals who need counseling. They contract licensed counselors, providing short-term counseling within 24 hours. They also connect clients with resources like employment skills and children's programs.

Fort Bend Hope- Fort Bend Hope offers free ESL, GED, citizenship, computer literacy, and basic literacy programs for adults. They provide an after-school program and summer reading camp for children, with minimal annual registration fee for adults.

Harmony Community Development Corporation- Harmony Housing and Resource Center supports women and girls, providing rental, mortgage, and utility assistance to prevent homelessness. Additional support includes transportation, childcare, and payday loan resolution.

Housing Crisis Center- HCC's poverty prevention efforts provide housing programs and services, lifting participants out of homelessness and poverty. Activities integrate employment, financial coaching, income support, and wrap-around services.

Interfaith Family Services- Hope & Horizons provides after-school and summer financial coaching programs for children of parents. Through assessments and educational plans over 30 social and emotional skills are taught through activity-based instruction.

Journey of Faith UMC- The Church Can Happen Anywhere (CCHA) focuses on evangelism through programs such as prison outreach, fitness, and nutrition, basic needs assistance, technology, worship experiences, bridging community needs and spiritual formation.

Lifetime Recovery- Lifetime's Residential Treatment program is an intensive 45-to-90-day program focused on trauma-informed care and addiction recovery. The program includes weekly educational sessions, group activities, and therapy sessions.

Lone Star Justice Alliance- Reimagining Justice for Young People (RJYP) removes barriers for justice-involved youth and emerging adults through record sealing and expunction legal services. LSJA's partner organizations promote economic mobility and reduce recidivism.

McMurry University- The War Hawk Success Plan provides holistic support to every McMurry student, guiding them through their college journey with academic resources, counseling, experiential learning opportunities, and career planning. It aims to break the poverty cycle for first-generation and economically disadvantaged students.

Memorial Assistance Ministries- MAM's Employment Services program supports individuals in finding and keeping well-paying jobs through coaching, workshops, vocational training, and post-placement assistance.

Nehemiah Center, Inc.- The After-school Academic Enrichment Program levels the academic playing field for at-risk children through tutoring, meals, Bible study, cultural enrichment, and comprehensive support for their families.

Project Transformation North Texas- PTNT removes poverty-related obstacles to academic achievement through after-school and summer programs and mentorship, partnering with churches and college student mentors in North Texas.

Rosa es Rojo works to prevent cancer and chronic illness in Hispanic women through culturally relevant health and wellness education offered in Spanish.

Saranam- Saranam offers transitional housing, basic needs, education, vocational coaching, case management, and community support to help families achieve self-sufficiency through intensive case management.

Sharing Life- Basic needs assistance for working low-income families, including food, clothing, rental/utility assistance, workforce training, and financial coaching.

Sheila B. Ministries, Inc.- The 'Grammies' program supports custodial and non-custodial grandparents caring for grandchildren, empowering them to overcome challenges, connect with others, and access available government and nonprofit resources for their specific needs.

Small Places- The Neighborhood Produce Program (NPP) delivers free fresh produce, meat, eggs, and pantry staples to households in need. They prioritize a human-centered approach, simplifying food security without requiring documentation.

Special Reach provides opportunities for special needs youth to enjoy the same activities their peers do while offering respite to their parent

St. Paul's United Methodist, Albuquerque- St. Paul's UMC in Albuquerque, NM, uses Fresh Expressions to connect with people where they are and provide holistic care. This grant will support various ministries like Food Box Distribution, Dinner Church, Recovery Church, and more.

Synergy Wesley Foundation- Synergy Wesley Foundation provides free therapy, spiritual direction, and group work for students. Through individual sessions, reflection, and group activities, students receive comprehensive support for personal growth and faith development.

TCU Wesley Foundation- At TCU Wesley, they provide mental health support and access, spiritual direction, and pastoral care for students. They match students with LPCs, offer funding assistance, and educate them about mental health and Christianity.

The Landing helps survivors of human trafficking recover from trauma to lead productive lives, raise public awareness, and advocate for laws and services to help survivors.

The New Wineskin Initiative trains and mobilizes leaders to build relationships in their neighborhoods, map assets, and support different forms of faith gathering.

The Oikos Institute- Discover and Dream supports BIPOC congregations in Dallas to increase vitality, embrace their call to discipleship, and create social impact. Congregations reclaim their identity, develop plans, and identify resources for community impact with project grants and coaching.

The Restoration Team- TRT's home repair program ensures safe, stable homes by guiding families through every step of the repair process.

The Way Back House- TWB offers comprehensive services throughout the re-entry journey, including in-prison transformation, post-release case management, and personalized support for stability, including housing, healthcare, employment, and spiritual guidance.

UCF Wesley Foundation- The Holistic Being project focuses on spiritual and leadership development, mental health, and conflict resolution to engage students in meaningful conversations and address their needs.

United Campus Ministry at Texas State University, helping young adults explore God's purpose in their lives by actively helping their local neighborhood flourish.

Wesley-Rankin Community Center- The 2023 Scholars Program offers academic support and parent training for children with dyslexia or learning differences. It consists of three 12-week sessions using the SEE curriculum and MSL approach. Wesley-Rankin provides additional tools and resources for families.

100 Black Men of San Antonio, Inc. (San Antonio, TX) – Addresses training and education needs of youth through alternative education and workforce programming for at-risk youth 16 and older in San Antonio.

Abara (El Paso, TX) – Responds to needs in the borderlands, including resourcing shelters, and providing respite care for shelter leaders, microenterprise opportunities for migrants, recreation and therapeutic activities for unaccompanied minors, and supporting an immigration para-legal.

Camp Aranzazu (Rockport TX) – Enriches the lives of children and adults with special needs and chronic illnesses by providing unique camping, environmental education, and retreat experiences.

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX) – Supports Stay the Course, which improves community persistence and completion rates for low-income students through case management, targeted emergency financial assistance, referrals, and employment services.

Dallas Leadership Foundation (Dallas, TX) – Increases the vitality of low-income communities = working with neighborhoods and partner agencies to help low-income individuals and families secure the skills and resources needed to achieve self-sufficiency.

Dementia Friendly Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX) – Provides brain engagement and stimulation to improve the overall health of seniors living alone or socially isolated by minimizing anxiety, boredom, depression, and loneliness.

Eight Million Stories, Inc. (Houston, TX) – Transforms the lives of vulnerable youth and young adults (9-21) break a cycle of poverty and imprisonment, through education, skills training, employment and authentic relationships.

El Calvario United Methodist Church (Las Cruces, NM) – Provides temporary shelter for refugees, aiding people with basic needs including meals, transportation to final destinations, and shelter with other humanitarian assistance including social, legal and advocacy services.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank (El Paso, TX) – Provides nutritious, healthy food and invests in programs to feed children, seniors, and other vulnerable members of society, making the community stronger and healthier.

FamilyTime Crisis & Counseling Center (Houston, TX) – Offers emergency shelter and nonresidential services for domestic and sexual violence survivors, including a 24-hour crisis hotline, safety planning, counseling, case management, legal referrals, transportation.

Friends of the Elgin Library (Elgin, TX) – Increases internet and computer accessibility for Elgin
community members who are who are homeless, seniors, children, or people with disabilities, while providing opportunities for low income individuals of all ages to build computer skills.

Grant African Methodist Episcopal Worship Center (Austin, TX) – Discovers the needs of the local community through surveys and personal conversation and then implements what needs to be done.

Greater Garth Chapel AME Church (Dallas, TX) – Serves the community weekly with hot meals, fresh fruits and vegetables, home care needs, and many other items while engaging and empowering their neighbors.

Gruene United Methodist Church (New Braunfels, TX) – Serves food and housing needs for insecure and homeless families, children, and individuals in the greater New Braunfels area.

Hope Disaster Recovery (Houston, TX) – Provides basic repairs to restore homes owned by single parents, elderly and/or disabled persons to a sound, secure and healthy condition, as well as addressing economic, mental, spiritual, and physical well-being of the homeowners.

Housing Forward (Dallas, TX) – Uses expertise, partnerships, and resources to lead a system-wide, data-driven strategy to implement an effective homeless response system to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring.

Humble Area Assistance Ministries (Houston, TX) – Helps community residents in crisis by providing essential resources to move towards self-sufficiency, focusing primarily on senior adults, partnering with more than thirty covenant partners.

Interfaith Action of Central Texas (Austin, TX) – Following their motto “People of all faiths doing good together,” iACT moves people out of poverty through community service programs, Hands on Housing, and their Refugee Program.

Journey of Faith Church (Humble, TX) – Deepens their connection to their local community, enabling them to better serve the needs of their neighbors.

Lydia Patterson Institute (El Paso, TX) – Provides an environment in which Christian faith, values, and knowledge converge to give students a cross-cultural, academic, and state-of-the-art education, by creating opportunities to develop skills to succeed and transform a changing world.

McMurry University (Abilene, TX) – Supports the McMurry Fund, a highly flexible form of financial support to offset the financial needs of students who still have financial need after other aid is awarded.

Menninger Clinic (Houston, TX) – Supports a Chaplaincy Internship Program for students pursuing ministry-related degrees to learn about chaplaincy services at a nationally ranked psychiatric institution specializing in treating individuals with complex mental illness.

Metrocare Services (Dallas, TX) – Provides a broad array of services including mental health care, primary care centers, services for veterans and their loved ones, accessible pharmacies, housing, and supportive social services.

Mission Milby CDC (Houston, TX) – Helps students in the program stay in school, successfully move to the next grade level, and graduate.

Oikos Institute for Social Impact (Dallas, TX) – Helps faith communities and BIPOC institutions harness the power of their assets to be a catalyst for communal transformation and economic mobility, in partnership with seminaries, universities, and foundations.

Perkins School of Theology / SMU (Dallas, TX) – Provides scholarships for students to participate in The Mexican American Program, which prepares church leaders with the knowledge and skills for effective ministry in Spanish-speaking and bilingual contexts and cultures.

Schertz Cibolo Universal City ISD (Schertz, TX) – Provides 15 student/families with $1,000 dollars each to foster improved quality of life, healthy relationships within the family, and an becoming an active and engaged member of the community.

South Oak Cliff "Nu Soul of the South" Band Booster Club (Dallas, TX) – Serves as a financial ambassador that aides the band with improving higher education opportunities and overall music awareness.

Southwestern University (Georgetown, TX) – Provides scholarships ensuring that students from all backgrounds and income levels who wish to pursue their higher education at the University have a variety of financial opportunities to pursue their educational goals.

St. Luke Community UMC (Dallas, TX) – Supports mental health and wellness through education, training, and resources that aid in destigmatizing mental illness for those of all ages in the St. Luke community.

Thanks-Giving Foundation (Dallas, TX) – Provides meeting supplies and small stipends for participants to share their lived experience and expertise on their neighborhood in a series of asset-based inquiry convenings for neighborhoods across Dallas.

The Hope Center (Spring Branch, TX ) – Helps a ministry known primarily for its Food Pantry, Thrift Store and Financial Assistance programs, support individuals and families in hard financial seasons, while enhancing their dignity and self-sustainability.

The United Methodist Church of the Disciple (DeSoto, TX) – Deepens relationships with their neighbors to come alongside the transformative work they are doing (or aspire to do) as collaborative partners.

Urban Enrichment Institute (Houston, TX) – Empowers its community by supporting young men in becoming responsible and productive members of their families and communities, breaking the cycle of gang violence, drug abuse, scholastic underachievement and incarceration.

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) (Galveston, TX) – Supports programs that incorporate diabetes prevention and self-management in clinical care while systematically identifying and addressing social, economic, and mental well-being needs.

Wiley College (Marshall, TX) – Provides scholarships to new and incoming students to a premier HBCU liberal arts institution, affiliated with the United Methodist Church, with an intentional focus on social good and leadership.

Agape Resource & Assistance Center, Inc. (Plano, TX) - Provides housing and transformational services to homeless women & children to empower them to move from crisis and poverty to fulfilling self-sustaining lives.

Aldersgate Church (Lubbock, TX) - Engage unchurched and de-churched individuals by starting fresh expressions of church among already existing communities. start 20 Fresh Expressions of church by the year 2030.

Arlington Urban Ministries (Arlington, TX)- Providing utility and rent assistance, supportive or intensive case management, and additional services to neighbors in financial crisis.

Austin Youth & Community Farm, Inc., dba Urban Roots (Austin, TX) - Works to create a just food system that provides equitable access to nutritious, affordable, culturally appropriate food.

Candlelighters of the El Paso Area, Inc. (El Paso, TX) - Alleviate the isolation, pain, and confusion many families feel at the time their child is diagnosed with cancer.

CitySquare Paris TX (Paris, TX) - Continues to fight the causes and effects of poverty through service, advocacy, and friendship.

Counseling Paid Forward (Sugar Land, TX)- Exists to provide behavioral and mental health counseling to adults, adolescents and children otherwise unable to afford the care.

Cy-Hope Inc. (Cypress, TX) - Strengthens families and communities by establishing deep, consistent relationships through Hope Centers in underserved neighborhoods and a mobile STEM bus.

Dallas Bethlehem Center
(Dallas, TX) - Outreach programs are focused in the areas of weekly food distribution and early Head Start educational programming.

Dallas Furniture Bank (Dallas, TX) - Provides household furniture that meets basic living standards to individuals and families who are transitioning out of homelessness or to others who are in need.

Dementia Friendly Fort Worth (Fort Worth, TX) - Exists to create a community that honors, values, supports, and includes people living with dementia.

Denton County Friends of the Family (Denton, TX)- Provides emergency shelter, advocacy, counseling for adults, children and adolescents, legal services and transitional housing services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank (El Paso, TX) - Combats the hunger crisis in their region by strategically procuring and distributing nutritious food through community partners.

FAM Houston (Houston, TX) - Working for justice by building empowered community among refugees, immigrants, and local Houstonians through practices of hospitality, mutuality, storytelling and inclusivity.

FUMC Dallas (Dallas, TX) - Collaborative afterschool violin program at Casa View Elementary serving low-income students of color.

FUMC Georgetown(Georgetown, TX) - The Getsemani Center improves the conditions of children and families living in poverty through programs and services that provide systemic changes and quantifiable educational outcomes.

FUMC McAllen (McAllen, TX) - Enlaces is a Spanish-language worship service that will meet in a “third space” in our community, that is to a say, a place where people outside the church are already comfortable.

Floresville UMC (Floresville, TX) - Pioneering Digital Spaces is a project which will benefit Floresville UMC and other neighboring UMC congregations as they seek to reach the mission field beyond the walls of the local church.

Forest Forward (Dallas, TX) - Partners with the community to drive equitable development, economic mobility, and improve outcomes for children, residents, and families of the South Dallas community.

Golden Age Home (Lockhart, TX) - Dedicated to serving individuals requiring assisted living supports through the promotion of independence & enhancement of their quality of life.HACA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Austin Pathways (Austin, TX)- Engage youth residing in subsidized housing who are in primary or secondary education to promote academic and personal potential.

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas (Dallas, TX) - Works to address the root causes of poverty in the North Texas region by supporting low to moderate income individuals and families as they work to create a financially, emotionally, and nutritionally secure future for themselves and their loved ones.

Journey of Faith UMC (Humble, TX) - The Church Can Happen Anywhere (CCHA) initiative is a new, innovative approach to evangelism for Journey of Faith (JOF).

Justice for All Immigrants (Houston, TX) - The Survivors Assistance Project provides comprehensive legal services to immigrant victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and sex trafficking victims, who cannot afford legal representation.

Magdalena Ministries, Inc (San Antonio, TX)- Serves women and their children experiencing family violence and facing homelessness.

McKinney Memorial UMC (McKinney, TX) - The “Go Fish” Program will target mostly Millennials and Gen-Zers (age 18-35) along with their kids who aren’t otherwise involved in church or who are post-church.

Memorial Assistance Ministries (Houston, TX) - Creates opportunities for families to become stable and empowered through education, personal resource development, and assistance.

Mercy Street, Inc. (Dallas, TX) – Exists to cultivate mutually-transforming relationships with inner-city youth through Christian mentorship.

Metrocrest Services, Inc. (Farmers Branch, TX) - Provides programs for individuals, families, and seniors that lead to self-sufficiency and foster independence in Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell, and Dallas in Denton County.

New Hope Housing, Inc. (Houston, TX) – Helping people mend their lives by providing affordable, beautiful housing with services.

Project Transformation North Texas (Dallas, TX) - Transform communities by engaging children, college-age young adults, and churches in purposeful relationships.

The Restoration Team (Houston, TX) - Home repair ministry.

(Albuquerque, NM) - Empowers families to end their homelessness and poverty through housing, education and supportive communities.

Sharing Life (Mesquite, TX)- Strives to end hunger and poverty by demonstrating compassion to those in need through food, clothing, financial resources, and educational programs.

Small Steps Nurturing Center (Houston, TX) - Comprehensive, high-quality early childhood education program that prepares children living in poverty for success in elementary school and life.

St. Luke's UMC - Gethsemane Campus (Houston, TX) - SpeakUp Gulfton is a cohort-based, hybrid ESL program. Utilizing Burlington English, a licensed program for English language acquisition, newcomers to the United States will engage in online and in-person instruction.

St. Paul's UMC(Albuquerque, NM) – Outreach to forty-five daycare families to develop relationships and Dinner Church, where food boxes are distributed once a month during our Drive-Thru Dinner Church.

Synergy Wesley Foundation (Richardson, TX) - A diverse and inclusive campus ministry.

Texas Ramp Project (Richardson, TX) - Establish regional wheelchair ramp-building programs across Texas.

Traffick911 (Addison, TX) - Exists with the sole purpose of freeing youth from sex trafficking by building trust-based relationships.

UCF Wesley Foundation (Corsicana, TX) - The Christian Leadership Center equips students to address 21st-century challenges through their faith, theological education, and vocational discernment.

University of Houston College of Nursing (Houston, TX) – Provides primary care services for people who have limited or intermittent access to health care in a traditional setting because they lack health insurance, have limited ability to pay, or are experiencing homelessness.

Upper Room Heights (Houston, TX) - Creating a full online discipleship pathway for adults, youth and children.

The Way Back House
(Richardson, TX) - The mission of The Way Back is to provide re-entry services to formerly incarcerated individuals in North Texas, so they may change the trajectory of their lives and participate in society with the tools and skills to be successful.

Wesley-Rankin Community Center (Dallas, TX) - Identifies and bridges gaps in education, health, and skills development by providing multigenerational programs that empower families to access their full potential.

Whitby Road Alliance DBA Providence Place (San Antonio, TX) - Multi-purpose programming to various populations, including adult survivors of complex trauma, women facing an unplanned pregnancy, families with children under the age of three and children, and youth in foster care.

Youth and Family Alliance dba LifeWorks
(Austin, TX)- Youth services organization that provides comprehensive housing, counseling, workforce, and education services.

Wiley College - Marshall, TX

Texas Wesleyan University - Fort Worth, TX

Huston-Tillotson University - Austin, TX

FUMC Mart JAM - Mart, TX

McMurry University - Abilene, TX

Missional Wisdom Foundation - Southlake, TX

Rio Texas Conference - San Antonio, TX

Southwestern University - Georgetown, TX

Perkins School of Theology - Dallas, TX

Dallas Bethlehem Center - Dallas, TX

Friends of the Elgin Library - Elgin, TX

El Calvario United Methodist Church - Las Cruces, TX

Chrysalis Consulting Center for Clergy - Albuquerque, NM

Agape - Plano, TX

Attack Poverty - Stafford, TX

Cafe Momentum - Dallas, TX

CitySquare Paris - Paris, TX

Ciudad Nueva Community Outreach - El Paso, TX

Christian Community Action (CCA) - Lewisville, TX

Dallas Bethlehem Center - Dallas, TX

El Pasoans Fighting Hunger Food Bank - El Paso, TX

Faith UMC Childcare Program

FUMC - Getsemani Center - Georgetown, TX

FUMC Dallas - Dallas, TX

Golden Age Home - Lockhart, TX

Hesed House of Wharton - Wharton, TX

Houston: reVision - Houston, TX

Iconoclast Artists - Houston, TX

Interfaith Family Services - Dallas, TX

JFON El Paso - El Paso, TX

Katy Cares, Inc - Katy, TX

McCurdy Ministries - Espinola, NM

McMurry University - Abilene, TX

Mercy Street/Chapelwood UMC - Houston, TX

Methodist Justice Ministry - Fort Worth, TX

Mission Central Metroplex, Inc. - Hurst, TX

Mission of Mercy Inc. - Corpus Christi, TX

Mission Milby - Houston, TX

Missional Wisdom Foundation - Southlake, TX

Neighbors in Action - Houston, TX

New Hope Housing - Houston, TX

Project Transformation - Dallas, TX

Wilke Institute for Discipleship at Southwestern College - Winfield, KS

Hill Country Medical Ministries dba Samaritan Health Ministries - Leander, TX

Saranam - Albuquerque, NM

The New Wineskin Initiative - Leander, TX

University of Houston/St. Paul's Nursing

Volunteer Healthcare Clinic - Austin, TX

Wesley Community Center - Houston, TX

Wesley-Rankin Community Center - Houston, TX

Wilkinson Center - Dallas, TX

Youth and Family Alliance dba LifeWorks - Austin, TX

GBGM Advance Special for Congo (Long Endowment)