Baptist Community Ministries recently awarded $900,000 to four local partners that are working directly with those affected by COVID-19. BCM’s Board of Trustees and senior management will continue to monitor the situation and communicate with grantees and philanthropic partners as we navigate the COVID-19 crises together. In the meantime, BCM will continue to fund ALL of its existing grant commitments.

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We Are Baptist Community Ministries

In August of 2015, Baptist Community Ministries (BCM) celebrated its 20th anniversary as a philanthropic organization serving the Greater New Orleans area. BCM remains committed to its faith-based Vision of improving the physical, mental and spiritual health of the individuals we serve in our five-parish region. For nearly 25 years, BCM has impacted the lives of citizens from all walks of life.

Announcements

May 22, 2020: BCM has awarded an additional $400,000 in grants to support those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will support response efforts to critical community needs by two local nonprofits: Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana and United Way of Southeast Louisiana.

May 5, 2020: The Remedium is here! 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.

April 7, 2020: Click here to read this month’s Remedium.

March 24, 2020: BCM has awarded $500,000 in grants to support those in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants will support response efforts to critical community needs by four local nonprofits including: Greater New Orleans Foundation, New Orleans Business Alliance, Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, and United Way of Southeast Louisiana. Click here to read more.

March 10, 2020: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

February 17, 2020: Join us in welcoming our newest staff members, Todd Battiste and Larry Johnson, to the BCM team. Todd is BCM’s Education Grants Program Director. Larry is BCM’s police chaplain serving the New Orleans Police Department’s District 1 & 5. We are proud to have both Todd and Larry join our team.

February, 14 2020: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

February 10, 2020: Join us in welcoming our newest Grants Committee Advisors, David Darragh and John Kallenborn, to BCM’s Grants Committee. David is Operating Partner at LongueVue Capital, a private equity firm in New Orleans. Prior to that, he served as President & CEO of New Orleans-based Reily Foods Company for 13 years. John is the Vice Chairman of the Louisiana market for JPMorgan Chase & Co. and has been active in banking for 37 years. We are honored to have both David and John serve on the Grants Committee.

January 3, 2020: The Remedium is here! 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.

December 19, 2019: President & CEO Charles Beasley announced the 2019 Fall Transom Grantees at a special Facebook Live event. Click here to watch a recording of the event.

December 3, 2019: The Remedium is here! To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

November 7, 2019: To read this month’s Congregational Wellness newsletter click here.

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