On July 7, 2021, The Episcopal Church announced the 2021 Creation Care and Environmental Racism Grant recipients.
The members of the St. Ambrose Creation Care Grant Team were: Reverend Jemonde Taylor, Yolanda Anderson, Hortense Francis, Lisa Keech, Angela Mitchell, LaVerne Reid, Kirsten Reberg-Horton, Denise Thorpe, and Carolyn Winters. Layla Horton provided the artwork shown above.
Please read the Creation Care Grant Award Announcement here.
The St. Ambrose Episcopal Church Grant Submission attached here.
The Healing Pod: Resilience and Resurrection Through Education, Spiritual Formation and Healing
The Episcopal Church’s Task Force on Creation Care and Environmental Racism accepted applications for its 2021 Grant Cycle on April 16, 2021. Created by the 2018 General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the Task Force on Creation Care and Environmental Racism was charged with supporting and expanding The Episcopal Church’s loving, liberating, life-giving relationship with God, with each other and with Creation. The grant program sought to support long-term ministries which focused on the inequitable and systemic impacts of environmental racism, regional and local ecojustice concerns and the pressing issues arising from the climate emergency. Grant awards ranged from $15,000 to $40,000, ten projects across the United States were funded. Grant proposals were expected to have an impact beyond the applicant’s organization/parish and include at least one partner in accomplishing the granted project. The proposed programs or efforts were also expected to serve as models for other communities in different contexts. A proposal had to show significant financial or in-kind support provided by the applying entity, partner organizations, diocese, or other supporters.