The Episcopal Foundation of Northern California joyfully committed to continue our $100,000 Foundation Grant program available to churches and missions throughout our Diocese in 2023. Supporting the Diocesan mission of making disciples, raising up saints, and transforming communities for Christ, the Foundation will endeavor to enhance ministry and outreach in the Diocese in the following five categories: Creation Care, Racial Reconciliation, Congregational Vitality, Youth & Young Adults Ministries, and Formation/Discipleship.


The Episcopal Foundation of Northern California is pleased to award Foundation Grants totaling $102,958 to the following churches, programs, and ministries!
St. Luke’s, Auburn
Awarded $4,046
For the “Growing Back Green” greenscaping project
St. George’s, Carmichael
Awarded $6,000
For upgrading the church signage
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Sacramento
Awarded $5,000
For the homeless respite center, Wednesday dinners, and The Burrito Project
St. John’s, Chico
Awarded $12,000
For the replacement of playground equipment
St. Francis, Fortuna
Awarded $2,500
For an energy audit and facility needs assessment
St. Timothy’s, Gridley
Awarded $3,776
For improvements to it’s newly-opened community garden
St. James, Lincoln
Awarded $3,500
For the purchase of an electronic hymnal system
Holy Trinity, Nevada City
Awarded $5,000
For the sesquicentennial anniversary celebration, and advertising for Sunday Compline service
St. John’s, Petaluma
Awarded $3,805
For the Godly Play Children’s Ministry
St. Clement’s, Rancho Cordova
Awarded $10,300
For an energy assessment and a smart board
St. Peter’s, Red Bluff
Awarded $5,480
For “Energy-Saving” Project
The Center at St. Matthews, Sacramento
Awarded $11,500
For a comprehensive energy audit, and comprehensive tree care services
Incarnation, Santa Rosa
Awarded $5,300
For supplies for the children’s choir
St. Stephen’s, Sebastopol
Awarded $16,000
For the “The Playground” project and the creation of ADA parking spots and an ADA compliant walkway
Epiphany, Vacaville
Awarded $8,701
For the “Community Meals” program