Foundation Awards Over $85,000 in Spring Grants

Foundation Awards Over $85,000 in Spring Grants

May 20, 2024

The Nebraska United Methodist Foundation would like to recognize and congratulate the recipients of their 2024 spring grant program.

Ministry grant recipients are Alda First UMC; Ashland Methodist Church; Columbus First UMC; Cozad UMC; Grand Island Trinity UMC; Omaha Hanscom Park UMC; Omaha Tri-Community UMC; Plattsmouth First UMC; Potter NE Prairie West Church; St. Paul UMC; Superior First UMC. Ministry grant awards are made possible through contributions made to the Foundation’s Gifts From The Heart Endowment Fund.

Mission grant recipients are: Autumn Kasten, Big Springs UMC; Izabella King, Columbus First UMC; Lawson Luebbe, Seward UMC; Jeanette Ochsner, Big Springs UMC; Riley Salak, Columbus First UMC. Mission grant awards come from the generosity of Dr. Dean and Mrs. Keitha Thomson, with support from the Foundation's Gifts From the Heart - Missions Fund.

New Start/New Faith Grant recipients are ConnectioN Point, Faith UMC of Chase County, and Lexington First UMC. These grants are available to enhance and support new church development.

For more information on any of these grants or if you would like to talk to the Foundation about how you can grow these types of grants, please call us at 402-323-8844 or visit our website at