Funds That Provide for ODF Grants Program

Funds established in whole or in part to provide for the ODF grants program.

Children, Youth and Young Adults: Grants via a grant-making committee of the Oklahoma Disciples Foundation to provide for activities aimed at spiritual development, church-related learning events, service oriented mission trips or church camps and special events for Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) children, youth and young adults (under age 35) within the US and abroad. Funds should not be used for church camp scholarships or reduction in church camp fees.

Endowment to Fund Grants for Youth & Children: To fund grants via the ODF Grants Committee to benefit youth and children.

Fellowship of John: Grants to benefit healthcare ministries for seniors in Oklahoma.

First Christian Church, Ada, Oklahoma Endowment: To benefit ODF Grants Funds.

Fund for the Education of Clergy & Laity: Grants to educate clergy, laity and congregations on spiritual values of giving, and ways to create congregational structures of fiscal transparency and accountability. To assist clergy in the practice of pastoral care to include the care of givers.

Kyle Maxwell Fund: To ensure funds are available in perpetuity for matching or grant programs as the Foundation board may see fit to authorize. Funds to benefit churches, missions and ministries of the Christian Church in Oklahoma as deemed by the Oklahoma Disciples Foundation Board of Directors.

Northwest Christian Church Memorial Mission: Established by Northwest Christian Church, OKC, to provide funds for the missions and ministries of the Church via a grant-making committee of the Oklahoma Disciples Foundation.

Northwest Christian Church Pastoral Support: Established through the closure of Northwest Christian Church, OKC. Pastoral support grants via a grant-making committee of the Oklahoma Disciples Foundation. To benefit pastors, retired pastors, and ministers for a wide variety of uses such as sabbaticals, pension supplements, incentives to locate in rural areas, and other such purposes.

Oklahoma Christian Retirement Community University Place Christian Church EndowmentFunds for senior ministries in Oklahoma.

Oklahoma Disciples Foundation Board Cloud of Witnesses: To generate funds for grants to be made by the Foundation, as determined by the Foundation Board and its committees. This fund will provide a vehicle into which churches that are closing can place their remaining funds. As churches close, they can provide new life and witness to the message of Jesus Christ through the funding of church innovation – new ways of being church.

Senior Ministries: Grants to benefit healthcare ministries for seniors or provide seniors with health and wellness information.

South Side Christian Church for Youth: One-third portion of endowment distribution from South Side Christian Church, Tulsa. For grants via ODF grant-making committee, to ministries serving children and youth in Oklahoma.

United Ministries for Higher Education: To benefit ecumenical spiritual education for students.

Camps and Conferences
Disciples Women and Men, Church Growth & Education, Pastoral Care
Disciples Educational Scholarships & Related Organizations
Senior Adult Care & Leadership Development
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Oklahoma — Regional, Area & Congregational Ministries

Funds Established to Support the Operations of the Foundation

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