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Fall E-News from Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York

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Back to the Future

Fall means back to school. For more than 2,600 children, it also means back to music lessons, play practice, homework help, and leadership training at 22 Episcopal Charities youth programs. Last month we visited each region of the diocese and interviewed students at Academic Enrichment  and  Skills Building  programs about their dreams for the future. Click here to see portraits of the children and read what they had to say. The story will be published in the upcoming Fall issue of the  Episcopal New Yorker .
Welcome New Board and Advisory Committee Members!

Please join us in welcoming eight new members of our leadership team. Joining our Board of Directors this fall were The Rev. Dr. Pierre Andre Duvert, The Rev. Phil Jackson, The Rev. Alison J. Quin, and Nicholas Walsh. Our Advisory Committee now includes Carla Burns, The Rev. Gawain de Leeuw, the Rev. Deacon Gail Ganter-Toback, and Deborah Morgan. Read more about them here.
Register for October Training

Our October Sustainability Institute Workshop is Anti-Racism Training led by experienced facilitators from the Episcopal Diocese of New York. It takes place on Saturday, October 15 in Poughkeepsie and Saturday, October 22 in Manhattan. Registration info is available here. September's workshop was Substance Abuse, Homelessness, and Hunger: Understanding the Connections, Facilitating RecoveryClick here for a recap.

BHN Grant Applications Due October 7

Applications for  Basic Human Needs (BHN) grants are due Friday, October 7 at 5 pm. BHN grants fund parish-based human services programs including community kitchens and food pantries, health and wellness programs including eldercare, addiction and recovery, homeless shelters; and a number of  skills-building programs, including English as a second language classes, job skills training, re-entry assistance for the formerly incarcerated, and more.  Applications are available  here .
Tribute Dinner: You're Invited!

Tickets and tables are now available for purchase for our Annual Tribute Dinner, which will take place on November 10th at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. This year we honor Mary Kate Wold of the Church Pension Group and Richard Chilton of Chilton Investment Company. Please join us for this spectacular event, which is sure to be an inspirational evening celebrating the work our honorees and our mission to transform the lives of those in need!

For more information, or to purchase tables or tickets, please click here or contact Amalia Vavala at 
(212) 316-7575. 

New Grantseekers' Orientation

We now offer monthly online information sessions for anyone interested in applying for an Episcopal Charities grant. The training is appropriate whether you're an old hand at grant seeking or have never written a proposal, whether your parish is pursuing funding for a well-established outreach project or just beginning to plan a new ministry.  Visit our website for more information.
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