Grants Committee Minutes – November 3,2021

Present: Betty Angelini, Chair;, Amy Duiker, Jackie Humphries, Fran Lane Lawrence, Chip Harwick Excused; Lisa Allgood, Brady Radford, Skip Jackson, Georgia McCall

Skip opened the meeting with prayer.

Minutes from the September 2021 were approved. Educational Scholarships:

  • Amount awarded was near to $40,000
  • Team working on this portion of charge is:
    • Lisa, faciliatator
    • Skip
    • Georgia
  • Lisa made attempts to contact receiptents who had not sent videos in. Her attempts were
  • This group was scheduled to report on suggestions for next This discussion was tabled until a later meeting

Church Grants 2020

  • Nothing to report

Church Grants-$50,000 to award

  • Team
    • Betty, facilitator
    • Amy
    • Fran
    • Jackie
  • The Committee unanimously approved the recommendations submitted by the team for funding totaling $50,000

Chip reported that the grants committee will have $90,000 to award in 2022. Chip closed the meeting in prayer.

Our next meeting is November 30, 2021, at 1PM. Joyfully submitted,


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