Next Round of Missional Innovative Partnership Grant Recipients of 2015-16 Program Year Announced

January 28, 2016

After reviewing Missional Innovative Partnership grant applications submitted for the second quarter of the 2015-2016 program year, we are excited to announce that the following grant proposals were approved as the applications successfully demonstrated that these partnerships will fulfill all criteria in the areas of Mission, Innovation, and Partnership. 

  • Messiah Episcopal Church, St. Paul, Kristen Kidder (founding member of Crossroads Community), and John Tolo of Young Adult Koinonia partnering to open and run the Frogtown Art and Soul Coffeehouse. The Coffeehouse will be a community gathering place where a diversity of neighbors and visitors to the area can see and purchase local art and music, enjoy first-rate barista quality coffee drinks, and learn about and engage in art, music, and conversation over topics relevant to community life. 
  • Leech Lake, Red Lake, White Earth Children, Youth, and Family Ministry partnering with Pathways Bible Camps to expand camping opportunities for youth on all three northern reservations in 2016.
  • Saint Anne's Episcopal Church, Sunfish Lake, partnering with Harvest Pack to create "Fill the Packs" to address the issue of hunger in ISD 197, the school district in which Saint Anne’s is located. 

Congratulations to these three Missional Innovative Partnership grant recipients!

As a reminder, the next deadline for submitting applications is February 4. Learn more on how to apply here.