VISION: “Getting Our Hands Dirty for the Cause of Christ!”
VALUES: Holy Discontent, Responsiveness, Relationships and Leading Beyond Our Walls
Grant Application Guidelines
The following are guidelines, which the Endowment Committee has identified to help direct those applying for funds as to the potential acceptability of the application. However, these are guidelines only and funding is not necessarily limited to projects fitting these parameters. The Endowment Committee approves charitable grants twice a year. Applicants will be notified in writing when final grant decisions are made. Grant application deadlines are April 1 and October 1.
1. Projects should be creative and visionary. Consider how our members couldbenefit through getting involved.
2. Project size should be such that other sources are not readily available and thefunds provided will make significant contribution toward its success.
3. Projects, which are normally not a line item in the congregational or ministrybudget but might evolve into such when proven viable for the future.
4. Projects should normally relate to one of the following:
--Christian evangelism with the specific intent of propagating the gospel of Christ.
--Christian education where beneficiaries are directly exposed to the offer of eternal salvation through faith in Christ our Lord and Savior.
--Christian health care where beneficiaries of an endowment grant, are directly and evangelistically exposed to Christ’s forgiveness and grace.
--Economic development related to an active evangelical mission ministry recipients connect the benefit of the endowment gift to Christ’s gift to them.
The purpose of the endowment is to enhance the work of the church by helping to establish new ministries and stewardship opportunities.