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Welborn Baptist Foundation awards $2.4 million in grants

Monday, December 2, 2019

The Welborn Baptist Foundation has awarded $2,400,000 in grants to 19 community organizations participating in the Foundation’s 2019 Christ-Centered Living (CCL) grant cycle. (Distribution detail attached) 

These partnerships will support 24 program and 11 capacity building initiatives through 2020 and 2021.

These grants will be formally presented at a celebration luncheon happening Tuesday, December 3rd from 11:30a-1:00p at the Evansville Country Club.  The awards celebration will also feature a keynote address from Peter Greer, President and CEO of Hope International and author of the book Rooting for Rivals.

“The real celebration is each Nonprofit that is funded in this impact area.  Their passion and desire to partner with the Welborn Baptist Foundation to create communities that flourish with the well-being and abundance that God desires, is what will lead to true, community change.” says Program Officer, Amy Hanson. 

More information about the Welborn Baptist Foundation’s approach and grant process is available at

Christ-Centered Living Grants Detail

2019 Christ-Centered Living Funded Programs/Projects



Community One

Neighborhood Engagement Platform Development

Media Ministries/The Dream Center

Jacobsville Kids Zone

Encountering Hope Ministries

Launching Hope Central Restorative Model

Evansville Christian Life Center

Leadership Development / Thrive Campaign / Christ-Centered Family Care / GAIN Expansion

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Southwest Indiana FCA Ministry Building

For Evansville

Educational Experiences for Missional Clarity & Relational Trust

Good News Jail & Prison Ministry

J40 Chaplains-Henderson / Vanderburgh

Isaiah 1:17 Project

Value Every Child

Marsha’s Place Pregnancy Resource Center

Earn While You Learn

Memorial Community Development Corporation

The Crossover

Neighboring Group

Church Mobilization Collaboration Pilot

New Hope Development Corporation

Bridge Builders Transportation

Oakland City University

Christ-Centered Living

Potter’s Wheel

The Good Life Project

Salvation Army of Evansville

Christ-Centered Youth Center

Uncharted International

Missional Engagement & Formation

United Methodist Youth Home

UMYH Area Engagement Initiative

Weekday Christian Education

Capacity Building & Operational

YMCA of Southwestern Indiana

Growing the Christian Mission / Youth Boxing Program

Young Life Collaborative

4 County Campership Fund

About Welborn Baptist Foundation
The Welborn Baptist Foundation is a private foundation, established in 1999, focused on Early Learning, Healthy Eating and Active Living, Christ-Centered Living, and Nonprofit Excellence. Since its inception, the Foundation has provided over $60 million to nonprofits in Southwestern Indiana, Southeastern Illinois, and Western Kentucky.

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