POVERTY & OUTREACH BOARD - EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF THE RIO GRANDE
Attached is a chart with a short synopsis of each POB grant application that was received. The top five applications were received by the original deadline and are ranked according to the vote at our Deanery Board meeting in October. We extended the deadline to Oct. 31, and the bottom four applications were received by then and ranked by vote this week. Please email Stephanie Padilla at email@example.com for the full applications.
Per Dean Robert's suggestion, I've attached is a chart with a short synopsis of each POB grant application that I received. The top five applications were received by the original deadline and are ranked according to the vote at our Deanery Board meeting in October. We extended the deadline to Oct 31, and the bottom four applications were received by then and ranked by vote this week. (I just continued with the numbering order here, since lettering them would have just confused everyone.) (In case anyone is curious, the results by vote totals were:
1- St Philip's Food Pantry
2- Epiphany Socorro Storehouse
3- St. Matthew's SVDP Food Pantry
4- St. Matthew's Angel Tree
Breakdown is as follows NW Deanery Bid Priority, Parish Sponsor, Program, 2018 Request, 2017 Grant
1 Epiphany Socorro Puerto Seguro Inc/Safe Harbour provides a day shelter, food, and clothing for impoverished residents in Socorro County. The goal of the Utility Assistance program is to meet client needs for heat and utility assistance that will enable them to stay in their homes instead of becoming homeless.
2018 request: $5,000 2017 Grant: $3,000
2 St. John's Farmington The 20 Children in the Four Corners Home Ranch Program come from situations of abuse and neglect causing emotional and behavioral issues. They benefit from receiving counseling and the animal therapy provided by our Ranch Program. Both help to foster healing within these children. 2018 Request: $5,000 2017 Grant: $4,000
3 St. Mary’s Albuquerque St. Mary’s Food Pantry provides food to those in the apartments in our neighborhood. The demographic is mostly elderly or disabled folks, with a few families with children. We serve approximately 24 individuals per week. 2018 Request: $3,000 2017 Grant: $3,000
4 St. Chad's Albuquerque Casa Q currently provides safe living options and services for 8 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, and allies who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Casa Q is located in a repurposed single family home with limited storage. We are requesting funds to purchase two locking cabinets to provide extra needed storage.
2018 Request: $1,000 2017 Grant: N/A
5 St. Michael & All Angels Albuquerque Casa San Miguel provides food, free of charge, to people at or below the poverty level of income as well as people who are experiencing financial distress. In 2017, through August, we have served 1,863 families and individuals 2018 Request: $3,000 2017 Grant: $2,000
6 St. Philips Rio Communities We provide a weekly food pantry program for the disadvantaged in our community, striving to be a reliable source of nourishment for approximately 600 people who experience hunger and food insecurity in Valencia County. 2018 Request: $2,000 2017 Grant: $2,400
7 Epiphany Socorro The Socorro Storehouse provides emergency food to 505 of the most impoverished households of Socorro County. A 1600 cubic foot storage container for equipment and supplies would free up space inside the building for more food, as well as alleviate overcrowding in our food distribution area.
2018 Request: $4,000 2017 Grant: N/A
8 St. Matthew's Los Lunas The St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry covers most of the northern half of Valencia county, serving approximately 8800 of those most at-risk and in need, including children, the elderly and the handicapped/disabled. 2018 Request: $5,000 2017 Grant: $1,200
9 St. Matthew's Los Lunas The Angel Tree program aims to show the presence of Christ during the Season of the Nativity by providing two gifts (one practical and one fun) to approximately 200 children in the name of their incarcerated parents. The key secondary benefit is the aid to reconciliation of the children to the incarcerated parent(s) 2018 Request: .$2,000 2017 Grant: $2,000
Total Requests: $30,000
For all entries, allow space to expand to accommodate your response. Please be as succinct as possible. Do not leave any section blank. If the information is not available or not applicable, enter ‘NA.’
Name of Ministry/Program:
Sponsoring Congregation & City:
Request Approved by Vestry/Bishop’s Committee at meeting held on _____________.
Request Approved by Deanery at meeting held on ________________.
Deanery Ranking _______________
Area of Ministry or Service: Describe how your ministry or program supports the funding priorities of poverty or outreach established by the Poverty and Outreach Board. You need not support all of the priorities to be considered.
Amount of Grant requested from Poverty & Outreach $
Enter an "X" to indicate the level of impact on the Ministry/Program if the requested funds are not received: Please make a genuine assessment. Requests that are small fractions of a program's budget will be considered if a specific activity is identified for support.
Minimal: Moderate: Significant Without this funding program will be terminated:
Briefly describe the primary goal of the Ministry/Program. Clear, specific goals are preferred. In order to maximize the impact of POB funds, a well-targeted effort is preferred over broader programs. Even better is a well-targeted effort that has positive secondary benefits.
Briefly describe participation in Ministry/Program by sponsoring congregation. The sponsoring congregation does not need to be the primary contributor to the activity. Evidence that the congregation sees the activity as a significant ministry is desired.
Indicate percent of the total revenue provided by sponsoring congregation: %.
How will the funds provided be used to achieve the goal of the Ministry/Program? Clear, specific links between the funding and a particular goal are desired.
Enter the number of individuals who will be served by the funds.
Who will be served by the Ministry/Program and how will they benefit? Be as specific as possible.
Describe the future plans for this Ministry/Program, if applicable. The POB is interested in whether or not the funds provided are meant as seed money for a larger, stand-alone effort or if ongoing support will be required. Either may be appropriate depending on the nature of the Ministry/Program.
Provide any other information the POB should consider with respect to this request. Confirm adequate liability insurance coverage (provider, amount, expiration date) in this section.
Please insert (paste) below the requested financial information for your Ministry/Program, following the templates found as appendices to this application. Information should be summarized, not provided as full detailed statements. DO NOT ATTACH STATEMENTS AS "FILES" as these are difficult for evaluators to open and review.
Budget for Coming Year (this Funding Request year):
Current Revenue & Expenses (Year-to-Date for current year), if applicable:
Revenue & Expenses (for Prior Year of operation), if applicable:
Contact Person for Ministry/Program:
Name to Appear on Checks Sent to Ministry/Program:
Mailing Address to Which Checks Should be Sent:
Poverty and Outreach Board Action on ________________
Approved Denied Amount of POB Grant Awarded: $_____________