CONFERENCE BOARD OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES OFFERING EMERGING MINISTRIES GRANTS
DEADLINE TO APPLY IS NOV. 30
The Rocky Mountain Conference Board of Global Ministries is offering Emerging Ministries grants to assist local churches of the Rocky Mountain Conference of The United Methodist Church in developing new ministries or facilitating the development of new ministry ideas for mission, outreach and education with people who are low-income and/or underprivileged. Ministry with the poor and underprivileged is an imperative that Jesus set down for us. This ministry includes both acts of mercy and acts of justice. These grants are intended to not only relieve immediate, but also work on, systemic problems that deal with the injustices.
Who Can Apply: Local churches of the Rocky Mountain Conference. Proposals may be submitted by clergy or lay leaders, and must have at least one pastoral signature and one lay member/leader signature. Download the grant application
Deadline: Nov. 30, 2015
Amount: Grants will be awarded in the range of $250 to $1,000
Funding Priorities: The primary purpose of these grants is to facilitate new ideas for ministries in local churches and in communities supported by our conference. Within that scope, grants may be made for ministries that address:
This is not an exhaustive list; other topics may also be considered.
Timeline and Reporting: Grantees will be notified before the end of 2015. Funds will be dispersed before year-end. Funds must be spent and reports submitted to Conference Board of Global Ministries between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016.