Neighbors in Need (NIN) is a special mission offering of the UCC that supports ministries of justice and compassion
throughout the United States. One-third of NIN funds support the Council for American Indian Ministry(CAIM).
Two-thirds of the offering is used by the UCC’s Justice and Witness Ministries(JWM) to support a variety of justice
initiatives, advocacy efforts, and direct service projects through grants.
Neighbors in Need grants are awarded to churches and organizations doing justice work in their communities.
These grants fund projects whose work ranges from direct service to community organizing and advocacy to address
systemic injustice. Funding is provided through donations to the Neighbors in Need offering.