newsunited methodist foundation awards more than 56000 to virginia church projects

United Methodist foundation awards more than $56,000 to Virginia church projects

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Twenty-two projects have been awarded a total of $56,250 in grant funding from the Virginia United Methodist Foundation.

Since 2015, the foundation, based in Glen Allen, Va., has awarded nearly $400,000 in grants to nonprofits and initiatives throughout the Virginia United Methodist Conference. The foundation funds a variety of church-related projects affiliated with the conference.

“The foundation believes in giving back to the community and works diligently to enhance and expand these local ministries by providing grant funding,” VAUMF President Bo Bowden said.

Grant funding for 2022-2023 will be allocated as follows:

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca Barnabi

Rebecca J. Barnabi is the national editor of Augusta Free Press. A graduate of the University of Mary Washington, she began her journalism career at The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star. In 2013, she was awarded first place for feature writing in the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia Awards Program, and was honored by the Virginia School Boards Association’s 2019 Media Honor Roll Program for her coverage of Waynesboro Schools. Her background in newspapers includes writing about features, local government, education and the arts.

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