NUMF Awards nearly $100,000 in Ministry Grants to Nebraska Churches

NUMF Awards nearly $100,000 in Ministry Grants to Nebraska Churches

November 24, 2021

The Nebraska United Methodist Foundation would like to announce and congratulate the recipients of their Ministry Grant Program for 2022.  These grants are made available through the generosity of fellow United Methodists contributing to the Foundation’s Gifts From The Heart Endowment Fund, which works to support five separate areas, covering needs ranging from youth ministries to pastoral education. 

The Foundation’s Board of Directors and staff would like to thank the many Nebraska United Methodists who continue to strengthen our Gifts From The Heart Program.  Due to your generosity, the Foundation was able to award nearly $100,000 in grants to Nebraska churches and their ministries. 

The following is the list of Ministry Grant Recipients for the year 2022:

Ainsworth UMC, Bellwood UMC, Big Springs UMC, Brownville UMC, Camp Fontanelle, Central City UMC, Chadron UMC, Cheney UMC, Crawford Valley-Plainview UMC, Dakota City UMC, Elm Creek UMC, Fairmont Community Church, Farnam UMC, Garden Prairie UMC, Gibbon Faith UMC, Gothenburg First UMC, Great Plains Conference Committee on Lay Servant Ministries, Hastings First UMC, Homer UMC, Kearney First UMC, Lexington UMC, Lincoln Aldersgate UMC, Lincoln St. Paul UMC, Little Leaps, Missouri River District, Omaha Clair Memorial, Omaha Union Memorial UMC, Orchard UMC, Overton UMC, Shickley & Ong, South Sioux City St. Paul UMC, St. Paul UMC, Stromsburg UMC, Superior First UMC, United Methodist Ministries - The Big Garden, Wahoo UMC, Waterloo UMC, Williamsburg UMC, York First UMC.  Click here for a complete list of Ministry Grant receipients including a summary of their ministry.

Grants will be mailed by December 1, 2021 and are used to support ministries in 2022. For churches and ministries interested in 2023 funding, the program will open up on June 1, 2022 with a deadline of September 30, 2022. More information will be on the Foundation’s website at that time.

The majority of gifts supporting this initiative were established through estate planning.  The Foundation offers services to speak in Nebraska churches about the benefits of estate planning.  We are also available to speak with individuals one-on-one if you should wish to explore options on how you can impact your church.  For more information, please contact the Foundation at 402-323-8844.  You can also email the Foundation at info [at]