We Are Baptist Community Ministries
In August 2023, BCM celebrated its 28th anniversary as a philanthropic organization serving the Greater New Orleans area. BCM remains committed to its faith-based mission of improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of the individuals we serve in our five-parish region. For more than 28 years, BCM has impacted the lives of citizens from all walks of life.
October 19, 2023:
BCM is committed to supporting efforts that ensure a safe community for everyone. The foundation’s multi-year public safety strategy is designed to leverage investments in workforce, education, behavioral health and juvenile justice programming to both prevent criminal activity and deter recidivism. Through partnerships with community-based organizations, BCM ’s Public Safety strategy aims to:
October 12, 2023: TRANSOM GRANT CYCLE UPDATE – As part of our deep commitment and ongoing effort to serve the Greater New Orleans community, Baptist Community Ministries will engage in a series of community-level conversations to better understand current challenges and opportunities that impact the quality of life of our partners, neighbors, and friends. This effort will launch early 2024 and will include a broad cross section of community leaders, organizations, and other stakeholders. In order to provide sufficient time and to support thorough community learning and exploration, Baptist Community Ministries’ next Transom Grant Program will launch July 2024. For more information and future funding dates, please visit here.
July 1, 2023: To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here. This newsletter informs our church network about city and statewide community activities, programs and resources. It provides inspiration and tips that wellness ministry leaders can use in their work. It also highlights the impact of the work of wellness ministries.
June 1, 2023: Click here to read the June issue of The Remedium.
May 4, 2023: Click here to read the May issue of The Remedium.
May 3, 2023: GiveNOLA Day 2023 raised $7.8 million. Click here to read all about this impactful day for our community.
April 3, 2023: Click here to read the April issue of The Remedium.
March 7, 2023: We are thrilled to announce that BCM will invest $3 million in grant funding towards Early Childhood Education over the next three years to advocate for quality seats for all children ages 0 – 5 in the Greater New Orleans area. To learn more, click here.
March 1, 2023: Click here to read the March issue of The Remedium.
February 1, 2023: Click here to read the February issue of The Remedium.
January 3, 2023: Click here to read the January issue of The Remedium.
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