Episcopal Community Ministries (ECM) is a major source of grants for congregational ministries working to help our Ohio neighbors overcome challenges. It is ECM’s mission to inspire and support each other in the living out of our Baptismal Covenant through active, generous, and committed congregations and their outward-looking ministries. Read more.
The ECM Committee reviews the applications and submits recommendations for grants to the bishop’s office. Members meet at least quarterly, and more often as needed. Read more.
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2022 Ministries and Grants
In March, ECM awarded more than $70,000 in grants to congregations across the Diocese of Southern Ohio. Read more.
Apply for an ECM Grant
The ECM committee evaluates and provides grant funding in support of parish-based projects that address education, hunger, homelessness, health, and social justice, with a particular emphasis on projects that address systemic issues. Read more and download the application.
Every dollar donated to ECM goes to local church outreach ministries helping their neighbors in need.
ECM News & Updates
The Madisonville Education and Assistance Agency (MEAC) has been “lifting up one family at a time” in their Cincinnati neighborhood since 1986. Their mission is “to offer help and hope to our…read more
Life at Church of Our Saviour | La Iglesia de Nuestro Salvador in Mt. Auburn (Cincinnati) has transformed since 2006 when they became a bilingual church in their principal liturgy and official…read more