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The Episcopal Impact Fund’s Strategic Plan for 2019 – 2021 stated that we would provide two types of Grants within the Diocese of California. The Congregational Grants are one-year grants to help Episcopal congregations in their outreach efforts to people living in poverty. The Community Grants are two-year grants given to organizations that are disrupting intergenerational poverty by serving youth, children and their families. Episcopal Impact Fund continues to provide yearly Social Ministry grants to San Francisco-based organizations.

Community Grants

Attitudinal Healing Center
Empowering individuals to be self-aware and inspired through art, creativity and education, making positive choices to break the cycle of violence for themselves and their communities.

Bayshore Christian Ministries
Cultivating hope and a future for East Palo Alto youth

Center for Empowering Immigrants and Refugees (CERI)

Episcopal Impact Fund’s grant will support CERI’s expanding programs for young mothers and transition age youth. 

  • The Young Mothers Program addresses the complex needs of young parents from highly traumatized and isolated refugee and immigrant families. It offers case management, therapy, a support group, play groups, nature programming, and educational workshops.

  • The Youth Leadership Program offers a safe space for teens and transition-age youth who live in low-income neighborhoods and are at risk for gang involvement, school dropout, substance abuse, and sex trafficking. Youth develop community organizing skills, explore mental health and personal wellness issues, and set education and career goals.


The Godmothers of Timothy Murphy School

Timothy Murphy is a State of California certified, non-public, not-for-profit special education school for boys. The students have emotional, behavioral, and academic challenges which cannot be met in traditional school settings. The Godmothers provide enrichment, mentorship and a loving presence to these boys who have little or no family support. A one-time challenge grant from Episcopal Impact Fund helped them acquire a van to provide reliable transportation to enrichment activities.


Good Samaritan Family Resource Center

The Good Samaritan Family Resource Center’s mission is to help vulnerable families access needed services, develop self-sufficiency, and participate fully as members of the San Francisco community. Episcopal Impact Fund will fund the Vision Academy and Beacon programs, after-school programs serving at-risk youth and focused on academics and social-emotional enrichment and well-being.


Homeless Prenatal
Program partners with pregnant women and families to break the cycle of childhood poverty. By combining critical prenatal education and parenting classes to an at-risk population, HPP increases healthy birth outcomes, promotes maternal and infant health and well-being improves strong parent-child bonding, and teaches effective parenting skills.

Family Connections Centers
Developing strong, healthy families and to build thriving communities. 

Family Emergency Shelter Coalition (FESCO)
Providing essential services to homeless 

Home and Hope
Providing homeless families in San Mateo with a safe haven,​ helping them re-establish long-term self-sufficiency.


Hope Solutions
(formerly Contra Costa Interfaith Housing): healing the effects of poverty and homelessness by providing permanent housing solutions and vital support services to highly vulnerable families and individuals.


Oakland Elizabeth House

Oakland Elizabeth house offers a residence to women with children who have experienced the poverty of homelessness, violence, and addiction. We support the women and children in their transition to independence by empowering them with the tools to rebuild their lives. We provide housing, education, employment, and health and wellness resources. 

Options Recovery Services
Helping to break the cycle of crime, broken families, and homelessness caused by addiction. 


Rise University Preparatory
An independent Christian middle and high school making top quality education accessible to the Bayview/Hunters Point community and beyond.


The Village Project
To bring together resources and programs to enhance the economic, educational, social and cultural well-being of children


Youth Spirit Artworks
Providing job training for low income and at-risk youth in the Bay Area.  

Congregational Grants

Abundant Grace Coastside Worker
Half Moon Bay. A paid employment and training program for the homeless at a local farm. 


All Saints, San Leandro
Parish-driven monthly food pantry for Alameda County residents. 


The Street Chaplaincy, Church of the Nativity, San Rafael

A weekly community gathering of fellowship and food for the homeless and housing insecure in Marin County. 


Ecumenical House at San Francisco State University, San Francisco

A Multi-faith house that serves the needs of San Francisco State University students by providing food, community and ministry. 


Holy Child & St. Martin, Daly City

Providing a monthly meal program at Safe Harbor Shelter, an emergency homeless shelter in South San Francisco.


St. Clare’s, Laundry Love, Pleasanton
Creating a new ministry called ‘Laundry Love” in Alameda County. Based on a national program that provides free laundry for low-income or no-income families and individuals. 


St. John’s the Evangelist, San Francisco

St. John’s hosts The Gubbio Project where people experiencing homelessness can sleep safely. 


St. Mary the Virgin, San Francisco

Provide meals for homeless men at the Interfaith Emergency Winter Shelter.


St. Paul’s, Walnut Creek
Funding for a required kitchen upgrade to enable St. Paul’s and other local churches to prepare food for people living in poverty. 


The Pantry at St. Gregory’s Nyssa, San Francisco

A long term (20 years+) provide free groceries for families and individuals

Brotherton and Social Ministry Grants

Art with Elders

Provides programs that celebrate the wisdom, talents, and creativity of older adults living in long-term care facilities.


DISH (Delivering Innovations in Supportive Housing) 
Houses formerly homeless adults and connects them to services so they can remain housed. 


Episcopal Community Services
rovides shelter, food, and essential services to homeless San Franciscans using a holistic approach to address the multiple causes of homelessness.


Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Uses a two-generation strategy to help new immigrants and their children obtain the skills, support, and resources they need to overcome the challenges of poverty and displacement.


Grace Cathedral Jail Ministry 

Helps incarcerated women and men connect with God, themselves, each other and their families in ways that reflect love and generosity.


The Gubbio Project
rovides a sacred space and sanctuary for unhoused people in need of safe, compassionate respite during the day.


Ohlhoff Recovery Programs
Provides a continuum of effective, affordable treatment for drug and alcohol addiction.


San Francisco Free Clinic
rovides car for the uninsured and advances the field of primary care through education. 


Sojourn Chaplaincy

Provides multi-faith spiritual care at San Francisco General Hospital, including the indigent and incarcerated.

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