Because of our deep roots and history with the United Church of Christ (UCC), Deaconess Foundation established the Mission Outreach Fund to encourage and support mission outreach activities by UCC churches in Cuyahoga County.
The fund focuses on projects outside of the church that help the vulnerable, underserved and disadvantaged. For example, projects could include working with local schools, serving a community meal or operating a faith-based jobs program.
Mission Outreach Grants can be made only to UCC congregations in Cuyahoga County. Grants can be made for projects that:
Grants cannot be made to projects that are:
UCC congregations located within Cuyahoga County are eligible to apply for support. All requests must be approved by the church’s Pastor and Mission Outreach Representative.
You can request support for one or more mission outreach projects in the range of $500 to $5,000.
Please email Lissy Rand or call 216-741-4077.