The Nehemiah Foundation

Common Concerns

We are building a network of Christian churches and ministries to address areas of distress in our community through the love of God.

Common Ground

We are working together with ministries and churches to create an overarching strategic Christian vision for the Springfield/Clark County community.

Common Impact

Bringing our talents together, we can create visible, lasting outcomes that will be evident in our homes, churches and neighborhoods.

The Nehemiah Foundation

Our name was inspired by the Biblical account of a man named Nehemiah who God used to rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. In those days, Jerusalem was a symbol of the city of God, God’s dwelling place and the center of life for the world. Today, we believe that in our community today, the idea of rebuilding our “walls” should not be a picture of creating separation, but rather, that of re-establishing the strengths of our community. Through things like sheltering for the weak, releasing human potential, and fostering relationships, our hope is to help bring people, churches, and ministries together for the good of everyone in our city. Click here to learn more about who we are.

Donate

As the only Christian foundation in Clark County, we are the financial stewards for many charitable gifts and donations.

Volunteer

We, along with our ministry partners, are always looking for volunteers to help carry out our missions.

Serve

Our foundation thrives on our supporters’ collective time, talents and treasurers.

Advocate

Our work is amplified when we have ambassadors in churches across Clark County and in the community helping us to connect with others.

Nehemiah News

FYI Parenting Networks

Just before the COVID pandemic hit, a young mother desperate for help called the Parenting Network’s New Carlisle office in March. With new restrictions in place, FYI had to think…

Serving in Our Community

As businesses and agencies in our town began shutting down, our family wanted to be open to ways to offer support to others in our community.  When Nehemiah’s connecting platform…

From a Humbled Helper

Discombobulated, disconnected, anxious….these are the feelings that have been rattling around in my head and heart during these strange days of the Covid virus.   And so I was excited when…

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