The Nehemiah Foundation


Ministry Partners

We work with the following ministry partners in the Greater Springfield area by convening the body of Christ through training/strengthening, collaborations, networking, prayer and grants.

Food and Clothing Assistance

Good Samaritan Outreach

Representing the hands and feet of Jesus by building relationships with people in need through compassionate engagement, providing basic needs and education.

Sheltered, Inc.

Assisting individuals and families in overcoming homelessness by providing diversion, prevention, rapid housing assistance, and housing and emergency shelter.

Springfield Soup Kitchen

Following Jesus' guidelines by providing hot meals to those in need - "What you do for the least of my brethren you do for me."

Salvation Army Springfield Corps

Wherever there is a need in Springfield, The Salvation Army is there to meet it, with services for children, families, disaster survivors and others lacking food, clothing, shelter or other essential resources.

Trauma and Healing


Counseling individuals and families toward emotional, relational, and spiritual healing and networking them with effective community resources.

Clark County Jail Chaplaincy

Reaching current inmates with the Gospel to help reduce recidivism and become more productive citizens.

Safe Harbor House

Providing 24/7 residential housing and programming for women coming out of trauma and/or substance abuse, empowering them toward healing and wholeness, and equipping them for quality living.

Awakenings of Clark County

Committed to social justice; strengthening families, individuals and our community through prevention, intervention, education and coaching.

Good News Jail and Prison Ministry

Good News Jail & Prison Ministry is the largest independent supplier of chaplains for jails and prisons worldwide, serving in 22 states, 1 American territory and 25 countries.

Breaking Free to Be

Providing help to all who have been impacted directly or indirectly by sexual assault, domestic violence, or related trauma. No one should feel alone, and we envision a world where no one will be. 

Marriage and Family

Encompass Connection Center

Inspiring and equipping relationships to thrive using timeless values and skills to see family trees and organizational cultures forever changed.

Family and Youth Initiatives (FYI)

Empowering families and providing hope by working hand in hand with the community to education youth and families to make healthy, long-term life decisions.

Urban Light Ministries

Father Love: encouraging and enabling fathers to become better Protectors, Order keepers, Providers, and Stabilizers (POPS) of their families.

The Gathering (of Miami Valley)

Addressing the moral, ethical, and spiritual needs of business, professional, and government leaders through one-on-one and large group gatherings.


Pregnancy and Birth

Choosing Hope Adoptions

Changing lives and creating hope through adoptions with the love of Jesus.

Pregnancy Resource Clinic

Sharing Jesus Christ and His respect for life by providing trusted care, support and resource to men and women experience an untimely pregnancy.

Children and Youth

Children’s Rescue Center

Reaching urban families with the love of Christ through after school programs, a food and clothing pantry, a family style meal ministry, a ministry house, and a community garden – all free to the community.

H.O.P.E. Teen Center

Partnering with the courts and our community, H.O.P.E. provides support, training, and positive role models for young people in need of guidance and direction.

One 2 One Mentoring

A community-based mentoring program geared toward matching 5th – 12th grade Clark County youth with a caring, trained adult who is will is willing to share a part of their life with a young person.

Springfield City Youth Mission (SCYM)

Helping city school students grow in healthy directions spiritually, educationally, socially, and physically, through church partnerships and programs.

Young Life

Young Life: Inviting 7th to 12th graders to pursue an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ through Bible studies, relationships, discipleship, and ridiculous fun. Young Lives: Empowering teen moms to make positive choices, set and achieve goals, and live a future rooted in Christ.


Catholic Central’s Service Ministry

Engaging students spiritually while cultivating their leadership skills through service ministry courses, all school service day, and individual service projects.

Emmanuel Christian Academy

A Christ-centered learning community that exists to educate students of Christian families and prepare them for God's calling.

building experiences for children in our community.

Southwest Ohio Preparatory Academy

Southwest Ohio Preparatory Academy, led by Rodrick Pierce, is a 501(c)3 faith-based basketball academy located in Springfield and designed to provide young men with positive sports programming to help prepare them for post-secondary opportunities.


Mission Increase Foundation (MIF)

Offering a combination of workshops and seminars as well as personal consultations to train ministries on a wide range of non-profit organizational issues.

Nehemiah 2022-23 Training Series 

We are offering training sessions throughout the year that focus on a variety of topics to help you optimize your life and increase your impact on the community.

Christian Community Development

UpTurn Ohio

Investing deeply in one south Springfield block at a time, building upon each neighborhood’s strengths and goals to create a flourishing community.

Seeds of Grace Ministries

Born out of a vision Luke Snyder received to aid in transforming the City of Springfield. Four local properties are on track to serve as hubs, including a central space to facilitate neighborhood programs, transitional housing for those looking to improve their current situation, a community center for gathering and accessing essential services such as laundry facilities and missionary housing for inner-city ministers.

Fine Arts

Agape Dance Academy

Seeking to be known by our love of dance, but moreover, by our love for people and our community.

Church Partners

The Nehemiah Foundations thanks the many corporations, foundations, and churches that financially support our mission to address common concerns, find common ground, and make a common impact in our community. To join the distinguished list of those who are committed to bringing spiritual and societal transformation to Greater Springfield or to learn more about giving opportunities, please contact us.


You can be an integral partner in community transformation events, projects and countywide initiatives. In fact, your unique contributions provide the fuel and focus as we join together to Pray. Unify. Equip. and Mobilize!