The Nehemiah Foundation

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Community Needs Assessment Survey

The Nehemiah Foundation wants to identify our community's greatest concerns that can be addressed by unifying the response of business, churches, and ministries. We can't do everything, but by prioritizing…

The Case for Community

As The Case for Community report brings to light, the needs are great in Springfield and Clark County. Yet, we have great confidence that in the midst of this brokenness,…

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…


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.


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


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


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


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

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