March 1 deadline approaches for two diocesan funding sources

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grant imgIf your church is in need of applying for loans and/or grants — this could be for program support, ministries, and brick and mortar projects for congregations and agencies of the diocese — the deadline to apply for some is March 1.

Here are a few diocesan funding sources:

Diocesan Council Social Service Ministries Grant
Applications due March 1 for programs and ministries that support those in need of help and hope.
Social Service Grant Application (2016)

Trustees Tretheway Downs/Batchelder Children’s Fund
Applications due March 1 each year for children’s summer programming. Questions regarding this may be directed to Kara Chapman at
Tretheway Downs Children’s Grant Application (2016)

Year-round Funding Options:
Diocesan Council Grants and Diocesan Council Loan Fund

Applications for both accepted throughout the year. Grants are awarded for bricks and mortar/building improvements. Loans may be considered for a variety of uses.
Diocesan Council Loans and Grants Application

Trustees Tretheway Downs Grants
These grants and loans are awarded by the Trustees of the diocese for a variety of projects, including bricks and mortar. Most grants are limited to $10,000.
Tretheway Downs Application

For more information, please contact Canon Jo Ann Hardy, Diocesan Administrator, at or (313) 833-4422.

 UTO Grant application deadline set for March 4

The 2016 United Thank Offering Grants session will focus on the Fifth Mark of Mission, to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth. Grants submitted need to show creativity and/or innovation.

UTO Grants are awarded for projects that address human needs and help alleviate poverty, both domestically and internationally in the Episcopal Church. UTO accepts:

* Grant applications for start-up costs of a new ministry.
* One grant application per diocese within the Episcopal Church

Click Here to Download the grant focus and general information regarding the applications, which are due 5 p.m. March 4.


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