Grant Requests and Recipients

“This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of the Lord’s people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.” – 2 Corinthians 9:12

Our Mission
The mission of outreach at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church is to model the love of Christ by helping the underserved, the disadvantaged, and others broken by life’s circumstances. While providing immediate needs such as food, clothing and shelter, outreach volunteers also offer service, emotional and spiritual support. Funding is targeted toward Christian programs in the greater Houston area, particularly those with opportunities for our volunteers to build relationships through hands-on involvement.

2015 Grant Information Session
An Grant Information Session will be Wednesday, January 14 from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, Bagby Parish Hall. An overview of the grant process will be given along with a questions and answer session. Reserve your spot at email hidden; JavaScript is requiredby January 13 at 5 p.m. The maximum number per agency is two.

2015 Application Period
An application must be submitted between January 14 and March 16 (by 5 p.m.) to: Cyd Gillette, Director of Outreach Ministries, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 717 Sage Road, Houston, TX 77056. No e-mail applications/documentation will be accepted.

 Grant Application

All agencies seeking a grant award must be sponsored by a St. Martin’s member in good standing. A request for a grant application should be made by a St. Martin’s member to Cyd Gillette, Director of Outreach Ministries, at email hidden; JavaScript is required. The application will then be sent via email from St. Martin’s Outreach Department to the agency. All applications will require a signature by the sponsor. The sponsor cannot be a staff person of St. Martin’s, the Hope and Healing Center nor the St. Martin’s Episcopal Church Preschool or on the grant discernment committee.   Two copies of the application and requested documentation are required. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are to be mailed and delivered by 5:00pm on March 16th, 2015. Applications being hand delivered to St. Martin’s Episcopal Church will only be received at the receptionist desk Monday-Friday between 8am-5pm. All delivered applications will require a signature of delivery. All request will be competitively reviewed and awarded based on need and available resources.

If you received a grant from St. Martin’s Outreach Ministries in 2014, you must complete a Grant Follow Up report. If you wish to apply for a grant in 2015, it must be included in the grant packets that you submit. The deadline to submit the follow up report is March 16, 2015 at 5:00 PM. Click here to download a copy of the report.

Grant Guidelines
Please click here to download a copy of our grant guidelines. If you are unable to open the file or do not have the latest version of Microsoft Word, please contact Cyd Gillette at 713-830-4128.