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Ministries

Grants | Poverty and Hunger Grant

Holston Conference churches and related United Methodist agencies are eligible to apply for these funds. Preference will be given to first time applicants. Grants are available to support new and existing ministries with economically disadvantaged individuals and families.

Applicants should seek to do one or more of the following:

  • Identify with the poor within their communities and implement a "personal" form of ministry.
  • Develop ministries at the local level that empower those in poverty through education and other means.
  • Emphasize inclusion of the impoverished in local church programming and fosters relationships.
  • See the poor as participants in ministry as well as recipients of ministry.

Program grants are not for construction or renovation of buildings; they are for program support only.

Poverty and Hunger Grant
Sponsored by the Outreach/Advocacy Ministry Team
Deadline: November 1