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Grants & funding opportunities

Find out about the grants and funding opportunities that the 鶹ý Church offers churches, community groups and individuals.

 

All Lay Preachers in the 鶹ý Church who have been Accredited by the General Assembly and who are designated as active can apply for a grant of up to £300 per annum to help cover the costs and fees for learning events and resources.

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Our small grants fund is one way that the Children’s and Youth Work Committee supports activities and experiences for children and youth as well as the training of existing and potential children and youth workers.

There are small grants for individuals to enable them to take up a wide range of opportunities; for groups to enable them to develop discipleship; and for holiday clubs towards running expenses.

Find out what funding is available and how you can apply

The Church Buildings Fund can provide either grants or loans for local church building projects. Loans are administered by the Assembly’s Finance Committee and can be for up to £75,000 for building works or £25,000 for professional fees.

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Commitment for Life grants of up to £1,000 are available to churches or organisations supporting projects that cover the issues of global justice, climate change, gender equality, economic and social justice.

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The Discipleship Development Fund is being used in two ways: one is the large grant award, and the other is small, individual grants of up to £200 per annum which is operated by synods.

Grants can be put towards any purpose that will contribute to the Discipleship Development of lay people in or connected with the URC including personnel costs, facilities, travel, courses, etc.

Find out more about the fund and how to apply for it

Financial support is available for individuals training to become Ministers of Word and Sacraments and Church Related Community Workers

Visit the Education for Ministry section to find out more

The Inter Faith Fund is for the promotion of contact, understanding and respect among Christians, Jews and members of other faith communities.

Individual churches, Ministers of Word and Sacraments and Church Related Community Workers are among those who can apply for this funding.

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The primary purpose of the Legacy Fund is to provide funding for imaginative and innovative projects which may struggle to secure financial support from alternative sources. It is principally available to support short term projects (normally not more than three years) or one-off events.

Assembly Committees, other Assembly budgetholders, synods or local churches can apply for this fund.

Find out more about the fund and how to apply for it

The 鶹ý Church is a Multicultural Church engaging in Mission in the world and working to become an anti-racist church. Through the Mission Enabling Fund we aim to give some financial support to Mission projects.

There are two categories grants:

  • Special project grants of up to £1,000 can be applied for by any local 鶹ý Church.
  • Three-year developmental grants for mission projects/organisations of up to £6,000 can be applied for by any local 鶹ý Church, synod, or wider mission organisation.

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Synod offices

Contact your local synod for information about regional grants and funding opportunities

Community funding groups

Organisations offering funding and grants for community work

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