Grant Application

Neighbors in Need grants are awarded to churches and organizations doing justice work in their communities. These grants fund projects whose work ranges from direct service to community organizing and advocacy to address systemic injustice. Funding is provided through donations to the Neighbors in Need offering.

The deadline for grant applications is March 31st and September 30th of each year. You can fill out the application form below, or submit a hard copy of the grant form.

Note: Organizations/churches can be granted funding for three consecutive years and then must skip a year. Further, they can only be granted funding four times over the lifetime of their charter.

    Questions? Contact us at nin@ucc.org.


    All requiried (*) fields must be filled in to submit this form. Your application will not go through if all required fields are not completed.

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    Local churches are required to submit a letter of endorsement from their respective United Church of Christ Conference. This can also be sent via email to nin@ucc.org.

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    Note: Organizations/churches can be granted funding for three consecutive years and then must skip a year.  Further, they can only be granted funding four times over the lifetime of their charter.

    Projects funded through Neighbors in Need must be in line with the vision and mission of Justice & Witness Ministries.

    The Vision Statement of JWM is:

    A just, compassionate, and peaceful world that honors all of God’s creation.

    JWM’s Mission Statement is:

    To speak and act prophetically through:

    • Community mobilization
    • Leadership training
    • Issues education
    • Public witness
    • Public policy advocacy
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    In addition to the form above, please use the following questions to give us a clear description of the project to be funded:

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    CONTACT INFO

    Ms. Donyale Copeland
    Financial Assistant, Justice & Witness Ministries
    700 Prospect Ave.
    Cleveland,Ohio 44115
    216-736-3706
    copeland@ucc.org

    Rev. Bentley de Bardelaben
    Executive for Administration and Communications Justice & Witness Ministries
    700 Prospect Ave.
    Cleveland,Ohio 44115
    216-736-3713
    debardeb@ucc.org