Apply for a

Basic Human Needs Grant

Applications for Basic Human Needs grants are due Friday, October 1, 2021 at 5 pm. 

Applications not completed by this time will not be considered for funding.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Episcopal Charities does not provide funding of any kind to individuals.
     

  • Funding is available only to programs or projects in the Episcopal Diocese of New York, which consists of the following New York State Counties: New York (Manhattan), Richmond (Staten Island), Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster, and Sullivan.
     

  • Programs must represent an effort by a local congregation or group of congregations to respond to an identified need affecting members of the community in which the congregation is located.
     

  • Any person needing the service offered is eligible to receive the service. Eligibility for services cannot be determined by church membership, faith, or participation in church activities.
     

  • Programs must be non-sectarian and inclusive, and services provided cannot include religious content.

Important Dates

  • Applications for Basic Human Needs grants are due October 1, 2021 at 5 pmApplications not completed by this time will not be considered for funding.

  • Applicants will be notified of the Board's decision through email in late January or early February.

  • Grants are disbursed in two payments in March and September.

 

Application & Resources

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Apply Here

We use an online application system. You can access this system by clicking the button below. First time applicants: view orientation here.

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Video Instructions

Learn how to use our online portal and write a strong application by watching the video below.

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Sexual Misconduct Prevention

We follow Diocesan standards to prevent sexual misconduct and abuse.  If your program is not "housed" in an Episcopal parish, you will be required to upload you sexual misconduct prevention policy.

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Sustainability

Institutes

Grantees must attend either three (3) virtual Sustainability Institutes or one (1) virtual and one (1) in-person. To learn more about Sustainability Institutes or to watch past workshops for credit, click below.

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Grant Writing Tips

Learn how to make your application as strong as possible with these tips.

To finish your application, you will need to fill out a Budget Form.

Click one of the icons below to download in PDF or Word format.

 

Current Basic Human Needs Grantees

Addressing Root Causes of Hunger During COVID-19
Church of the Good Shepherd, Granite Springs
$15,400.00
All Saints Community Meal
All Saints Church, Manhattan
$3,000.00
Angel Food East
St. John's Church, Kingston
$17,000.00
Ascension Food Pantry
Church of the Ascension, Mt. Vernon
$4,000.00
Ascension Outreach, Inc.
Church of the Ascension, Manhattan
$4,000.00
Atonement Food Pantry
Church of the Atonement, Bronx
$8,000.00
Bienestar en Port Chester: A Collaborative Ministry for Wellbeing in Mind, Body, and Spirit
Christ's Church, Rye
$2,500.00
Brown Bag Program
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, Manhattan
$9,000.00
Caring Hands Food Pantry
St. John's Church, Monticello
$12,000.00
Cathedral Community Cares
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, Manhattan
$10,500.00
Christ Church Community Outreach
Christ Church (New Brighton), Staten Island
$6,000.00
Crossroads Community Services, Inc.
St. Bartholomew's Church, Manhattan
$25,000.00
Emergency Shelter Partnership (mt. Kisco)
St. Matthew's Church, Bedford
$6,000.00
English as a Second Language
St. Mary's Ghanaian Church, Bronx
$2,500.00
Fed by Grace
Grace Church, Port Jervis
$7,000.00
Feeding Ministry
Christ Church, Ramapo
$15,000.00
Feeding Program
St. Margaret's Church, Bronx
$2,500.00
Feeding Westchester's Hungry
Church of the Good Shepherd, Granite Springs
$5,000.00
Food Pantry
Iglesia Memorial de San Andres, Yonkers
$15,000.00
Food Pantry
St. George's Church, Bronx
$7,500.00
Food Pantry
St. James' Church (Fordham), Bronx
$11,000.00
Food Pantry
St. Mary's Church, Staten Island
$2,000.00
Food Pantry
St. Paul's Church, Bronx
$6,000.00
Food Pantry
St. Paul's Church, Poughkeepsie
$4,000.00
Food Pantry
St. Peter's Church (Chelsea), Manhattan
$5,000.00
Food Pantry
Church of Sts. John, Paul & Clement, Manhattan
$6,000.00
Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen
St. Ann's Church of Morrisania, Bronx
$23,000.00
Food of Life/Comida de Vida Food Pantry
St. Thomas Church, Amenia Union
$16,000.00
Fred's Pantry
Church of the Divine Love, Montrose
$8,600.00
God in Action - Food Alliance
Grace Church/La Gracia, White Plains
$10,000.00
Grace Immigrant Outreach (GIO)
Grace Church, Millbrook
$18,500.00
Grace's Kitchen
Grace Church, Nyack
$5,000.00
Grace's Kitchen
Grace Church/La Gracia, White Plains
$17,500.00
Guild of St. Margaret's Soup Kitchen and Emergency Food Pantry
Grace Church, Middletown
$25,000.00
Healthy Living/Sustainability
Church of the Mediator, Bronx
$5,000.00
Helping Hands Interfaith Food Pantry
St. Mary's Church, Tuxedo Park
$10,000.00
Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen
Church of the Holy Apostles, Manhattan
$17,500.00
Holyrood Food Fest
Church of the Holyrood, Manhattan
$7,500.00
Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison
Christ's Church, Rye
$18,000.00
LSA Family Health Service, Inc.
Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan
$9,000.00
Moravian Open Door
Church of the Incarnation, Manhattan
$6,500.00
New York Common Pantry
Church of the Heavenly Rest, Manhattan
$12,500.00
Ossining Emergency Shelter
St. Paul's on the Hill, Ossining
$5,000.00
Our Lord's Soup Kitchen and Pantry
Grace Church (West Farms), Bronx
$8,500.00
Outreach Food Pantry
St. Edmund's Church, Bronx
$5,000.00
Outreach Program
St. Michael's Church, Manhattan
$13,000.00
Pathways Drop-in Program
All Angels' Church, Manhattan
$7,125.00
Racket
Church of the Epiphany, Manhattan
$4,500.00
Rondout Valley Food Pantry
Church of Christ the King, Stone Ridge
$7,000.00
Shepherd's Kitchen
Iglesia del Buen Pastor, Newburgh
$7,000.00
Sloatsburg Food Pantry
St. Mary's Church, Tuxedo Park
$8,500.00
Soup Kitchen
St. Ignatius of Antioch, Manhattan
$2,500.00
St. Andrew's Kitchen
St. Andrew's Church, Bronx
$7,500.00
St. Peter's Love Kitchen and Love Pantry
St. Peter's Church, Bronx
$12,500.00
The Community Food Pantry at St. Mary's
St. Mary's Church, Mohegan Lake
$11,500.00
The Mount Kisco Interfaith Food Pantry, Inc.
St. Mark's Church, Mt. Kisco
$15,000.00
The Net Step: Intensive Support
St. Matthew's Church, Bedford
$10,000.00
The Pantry at SUNY Ulster
St. Andrew's Church, New Paltz
$5,000.00
The Sunday Meals Program
Church of St. Matthew & St. Timothy
$4,500.00
Ulster Immigrant Defense Network, Inc.
Holy Cross/Santa Cruz, Kingston
$30,000.00
WANA (We Are Not Afraid) Community Resource Center, Inc.
St. Mary's (Manhattanville), Manhattan
$25,000.00
Wednesday Night Dinner Program
Church of the Epiphany, Manhattan
$4,500.00
West Side Center for Community Life, Inc.
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, Manhattan
$12,500.00