Grant Recipients

Hunger & Thirst Field of Interest Fund Grants

“I was hungry and you gave me something to eat.” Matthew 25:35

Home Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$15,200Moravian Church in Albania’s Bathore Project to feed hungry people2023
Hope Moravian ChurchHope, IN$5,000Meal site ministry2023
Chaska Moravian ChurchChaska, MN$13,000Kitchen improvements for monthly community meals2023
Calvary Moravian ChurchAllentown, PA$3,500Partnership in feeding the hungry with the Lehigh Conference of Churches’ kitchen program2023
Iglesia Esperanza for BethlehemBethlehem, PA$2,000Food/meals for those the ministry serves2023
Friedberg Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$10,000Weekend meals for food insecure students2023
New Philadelphia Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$25,000Cancer Benevolence Program: targeting patients experiencing food insecurity2023
Christ Moravian ChurchCalgary, Alberta
$18,000Food pantry inventory2023
Sunnyside MinistryWinston-Salem, NC$10,000Food pantry inventory2023
Moravian Open DoorNew York, NY$25,000Healthy breakfast program for guests of the shelter2023
Little Church on the LaneCharlotte, NC$10,000Refugee community meals2023
Samaritan MinistriesWinston-Salem, NC$25,000Soup kitchen program2023
Olivet Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$1,500Blessing box inventory2023
East Hills Moravian ChurchBethlehem, PA$25,000Raised garden beds to enhance freezer ministry, freezer/refrigeration units, supplies2023
South Branch Regional Council of ChurchesSouthern Province: Advent, Community Fellowship, Hope, Hopewell, and Konnoak Hills congregations.$6,000Rise Against Hunger meal packing events2023
Fairview Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$13,500Mobile food and clothing pantry2023
Tricklebee CafeMilwaukee, WI$23,000Hot box, hand mixer, jar lids, year’s supply of food2023
United Moravian ChurchNew York, NY$14,000Food and supplies for community meals2023
You BelongGreen Bay, WI$12,500You Belong Cafe2023
The DwellingWinston-Salem, NC$18,000Feeding ministry2023
Board of World MissionBethlehem, PA$25,000Blessings Flow clean water/filtration initiative in La Mosquita2023
West Salem Moravian ChurchWest Salem, IL$2,800Provide hot meals three days a week to children while school is out for the summer2022
Kernersville Moravian ChurchKernersville, NC$12,000Provide meals and fellowship to individuals from different economic statuses2022
First Moravian ChurchGreensboro, NC$8,000Servants’ Community Garden2022
East Hills Moravian ChurchBethlehem, PA$29,500Replacement equipment for freezer ministry, freezer outposts2022
New Beginnings Moravian ChurchHuntersville, NC$3,000Replace the Little Free Pantry Blessing Box and restock2022
Moravian Open DoorNew York, NY$15,000Continue funding for Healthy Breakfast Program2022
City With DwellingsWinston-Salem, NC$24,800Develop Project CHEFF to promote healthy habits and overcome nutritional challenges inherent in homelessness or recently housed populations2022
Anthony’s PlotWinston-Salem, NCUp to $30,000Remodel and upgrade the community kitchen at Central Terrace United Methodist Church2022
New Herrnhut Moravian ChurchSt. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands$5,000Expand current Sunday morning breakfast program that provides a meal to those who are hungry/less fortunate2022
Greater Things Outreach CenterLexington, NC$15,600Purchase canned food items2022
Samaritan MinistriesWinston-Salem, NC$15,000Support existing Soup Kitchen ministry2022
Friedberg Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$3,000Stock items in the Blessing Box2022
Bethabara Moravian Church

Board of World Mission

Winston-Salem, NC

Bethlehem, PA



Food pantry for those who are food insecure, stock the pantry

Infant feeding program at Ahaus Clinic, Honduras



John Hus Moravian ChurchNew York, NY$1,000Provide healthy food for community2021
The DwellingWinston-Salem, NC$1,500Community meals after worship2021
Armando Rusindo Mission FoundationWinston-Salem, NC$1,000Build a food-producing greenhouse in Cuba2021
Unity Women’s DeskWinston-Salem, NC$1,500Provide meals to children in Honduras2021
Grace Moravian ChurchNew York, NY$1,000Supply food pantry2021
New Beginnings Moravian ChurchHuntersville, NC$2,000Water meter, tap installed at community garden2021
East Hills Moravian ChurchBethlehem, PA$1,600Replace equipment needed for ministry2021
Grace Moravian ChurchMt. Airy, NC$1,000Feed the hungry and provide fellowship2021

Hunger & Thirst Field of Interest Fund Grants (One-Time Winter Cycle, 2022)

Estamos Unidos Moravian MinistryWinston-Salem, NC$1,000Provide meal to teens who come to monthly program2022
Raleigh Moravian ChurchRaleigh, NC$1,440Monthly breakfast for guests of Oak City Cares2022
First Moravian ChurchGreensboro, NC$19,430Establish community garden: lot prep, garden construction, tools, storage, planting2022
East Hills Moravian ChurchBethlehem, PA$15,00010-burner non-pilot light stove to support Bethlehem Area Moravians’ freezer ministry2022
Bethabara Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$1,725Upgrade refrigerator/freezer for food pantry2022
You BelongGreen Bay, WI$12,000Establish a community garden program: garden, classes, meals2022
The DwellingWinston-Salem, NC$25,000“Pay-as-you-can” food truck2022
Anthony’s PlotWinston-Salem, NC$29,000Freedom School lunches and cook, neighborhood meals, lending library, cooking items, annual community meal.2022
Moravian Board of World MissionBethlehem, PA$25,000Infant feeding program at Ahaus Clinic, Honduras2022
Home Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$25,000Food for 45 families in Bathore, Albania2022
Tricklebee CafeMilwaukee, WI$25,000Refrigerator, cookbook publishing, kitchen and garden intern stipends, snack bag supplies, lawn grading and stage construction.2022
Sunnyside MinistryWinston-Salem, NC26,500Food pantry: boxes, cereal, crackers, frozen meat2022
Blue Ridge Women in AgricultureBoone, NC$25,000Double Bucks program: 1:1 match for federal benefits spent at farmer’s markets, personnel, promotion2022
Rio TerraceEdmonton, AB Canada$20,150Establish community kitchen: infrastructure improvements, food, supplies, marketing, outreach/education2022
Moravian Open DoorNew York, NY$50,000Healthy breakfast program: food, personnel, creation of emergency food assistance fund2022
Bethlehem Community CafeBethlehem, PA$50,000Establish a “pay-what-you-can” community cafe in Bethlehem2022
Hope CenterAlbion, IL$10,000Freezer, refrigerator, food for food pantry2022

Housing & Shelter Field of Interest Fund

“I was a stranger and you invited me in.” Matthew 25:35

Jan Blahoslav High SchoolHejnice,
Czeck Republic
$4,000New dormitory for school started by Czech Province of the Moravian Church2023
West Side Moravian ChurchGreen Bay, WI$1,000Furniture, toys, supplies for families in transitional housing program2023
Anthony’s PlotWinston-Salem, NC$6,000Land prep for affordable home in Sunnyside neighborhood2023
On Wings Like a DoveWinston-Salem, NC$2,500Medical/dental/vision services for residents in transitional housing program2023
City With DwellingsWinston-Salem, NC$2,500Ecumenical Diversion Fund to help prevent homelessness2023
King Moravian ChurchKing, NC$2,000Purchase lumber to repair/replace unsafe decks, porches and steps and build wheelchair ramps2022
Board of World MissionBethlehem, PA$2,000Provide 10 $200 grants to congregations to help Ukranian refugees2022
Hope Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Reduce, reuse, and recycle abandoned mobile homes and use 3D printing to rebuild other structures2022
Moravian Open DoorNew York, NY$2,850Provide transitional housing and support2021
Laurel RidgeLaurel Springs, NC$2,850Lumber to build ramps for people with disabilities2021

Clothing Field of Interest Fund

“I needed clothes and you clothed me.” Matthew 25:36

Hope Moravian ChurchHope, IN$1,000Clothing closet2023
Mission: Feet FirstWinston-Salem, NC$1,000Shoes for elementary age students in underserved neighborhood2023
The DwellingWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Clothes for those served by shower ministry2023
Roots Moravian ChurchSt. Paul, MN$3,000Laundry love ministry2023
Little Church on the LaneCharlotte, NC$2,000Refugee clothes closet2023
Bethabara Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$1,500Purchase new racks to put clothing items and shoes on for Bethabara Clothes Closet2022
You BelongGreen Bay, WI$750Clothing to go into family care packages2021
Central Moravian ChurchBethlehem, PA$650Offer personal products to clients of Cynthia’s Boutique2021
Sunnyside MinistryWinston-Salem, NC$800Offer diapers at clothing closet2021

Prison Ministry Field of Interest Fund

“I was in prison and you came to visit me.” Matthew 25:36

On Wings Like a DoveWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Bibles for inmates2023
Friends of Moravian Prison MinistryWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Bible comic books for inmates, drum set for jail chapel2023
On Wings Like a DoveWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Provide Bibles and Bible correspondence studies to prison inmates2022
Friends of Moravian Prison MinistryWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Provide Bible comic books to inmates in the Forsyth County Jail2022
West Side Moravian ChurchGreen Bay, WI$1,500Congregational training2021
Friends of Moravian Prison MinistryWinston-Salem, NC$1,750Christian literature to inmates2021

Healing & Health Field of Interest Fund

“I was sick and you looked after me.” Matthew 25:36

Personal Essentials PantryMadison, WI$2,000Personal and household hygiene pantry inventory2023
Calvary Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$550Hand sanitizer units and hygiene stations2023
The DwellingWinston-Salem, NC$1,600Three cremation services2023
Lake Mills Moravian ChurchGreen Bay, WI$2,540Kitchenette renovations2023
You BelongGreen Bay, WI$2,600Provide respite care for individuals living with disabilities and support families who need to have quality respite time2022
City With DwellingsWinston-Salem, NC$1,000Partner with Forsyth Futures to evaluate CWD’s work, including collecting data, developing benchmarks and measuring impact2022
Trinity Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$2,500Undertake campaigns to purchase and forgive crippling medical debt in their community2022
You BelongGreen Bay, WI$1,000Teaching people with disability about mental health2021
John Hus Moravian ChurchNew York, NY$3,100Provide people in our community with health items2021
Board of World MissionBethlehem, PA$2,700Help Ahaus Clinic in Honduras provide treatment2021
Armando Rusindo Mission FoundationWinston-Salem, NC$1,000Send medication to Cuba2021

Environmental Stewardship Field of Interest Fund

“The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it.” Psalm 24:1

Clemmons Moravian ChurchClemmons, NC$2,324.55Establish native pollinator garden2023
Ephraim Moravian ChurchEphraim, WI$2,000Solar panels2023
Calvary Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$1,500Establish native pollinator garden2023
SalemtowneWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Solar panels2023
Palmer Moravian ChurchEaston, PA$2,500Replace tiles that contain asbestos in day care center2022
Union Cross Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$1,000Solar panels to power church and contribute to the grid2021
Macedonia Moravian PreschoolAdvance, NC$1,300Install 350 square foot pollinator teaching garden2021
West Side Moravian ChurchGreen Bay, WI$200Replace plastic utensils with biodegradable bamboo utensils in church ministry2021

Racial Awareness, Equity, & Repair

Waconia Moravian ChurchWaconia, MN$2,950Community concert and DJ event2023
Linden HallLititz, PA$1,500Racial Justice Work training for faculty members2023
Common GraceMadison, WI$1,500Celebration event for Hispanic Heritage month2023
Moravian Archives,
Southern Province
Winston-Salem, NC$2,950Processing and digitization of St. Philip’s Moravian Church records and the “slavery collection.”2023
Moravian Team for Racial, Cultural, and Ethnic Reconciliation (MTR)Winston-Salem, NC$1,000Produce videos that create awareness and conversation about racial reconciliation in the Southern Province2022
West Side Moravian ChurchGreen Bay, WI$2,000Expose church youth to the history of racism and its impacts today through a mission trip2022

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