International Mission Grants
Churches in the Diocese of North Carolina are invited to apply for funding in support of international missions. The Chartered Committee for Global Mission encourages proposals inspiring the participation of parishes in the Diocese of
Applications should be submitted to the Global Mission Committee for review, recommendation and final approval.
- Parishes that have an involvement in a global mission relationship are eligible for grants. Grants will not be awarded to individuals.
- Grants for funding projects from $1,000-$5,000 may be awarded on a yearly basis.
- Applicants should also demonstrate efforts to raise funds from sources other than Global Mission grants.
- Preference in granting awards will first be given to requests originating within the Diocese of North Carolina or originating with global relationships with whom they partner, then to those with a relationship with a parish or parishes within the Diocese of North Carolina; and finally to those with a relationship within the Episcopal Church or Anglican communion.
- Successful applicants must submit an annual report of their progress within 90 days of the one year anniversary of receipt of funds.If report is not received, future applications will not be considered.
Companion Diocese Subcommittees (
- Parishes engaged or seeking to become engaged in the
Botswanaor companion diocese relationship are eligible for grants. Please consult with the appropriate subcommittee chair prior to submitting an application. Grants will not be awarded to individuals. Costa Rica
- Travel expenses for mission team members may qualify for grants. Bringing representatives from
Botswana/ Costa Ricato may be considered. North Carolina
- Applicants must demonstrate effort to raise funds apart from the Global Mission Grants.
All applications must be submitted by April 1 or October 1 of each calendar year using the grant application form provided by the Global Mission Committee. Applicants are encouraged to submit requests well in advance of the time the money will be needed. Grant awards are announced in May and November by the Global Mission Committee.
Applicants may be asked to provide additional information after submission.
Written notification of grants awarded will be made following final evaluation of the proposal. All materials will be acknowledged upon receipt and become the property of the Diocese of North Carolina.
Grant recipients are required to submit a written narrative report and an accounting of all disbursements from the proceeds of the grant no later than one year after receipt of funds. The report should address the degree to which the project achieved its goals. Include a summary of best practices and how others might learn from your accomplishments. Photographs and testimonials are highly encouraged. A final report is due upon project completion if the project takes longer than one year to complete.
Recipients are responsible for ensuring that the grant is used for the purposes indicated in the proposal. Variations will be made only at the discretion of the committee granting the funding. If funds are used for other than the stated purposes without explicit permission, the committee reserves the right to withdraw funding.
All reports become the property of the Diocese of North Carolina and may be published at its discretion. A list of grant recipients will be available to new applicants who are in the process of discerning their own involvement with global mission. Grant recipients may be asked to make presentations to parishes to share their experiences and to encourage further outreach.
Questions about specific ministries may be directed to:
Correspondence about any of the other grant applications should go to:
Leon Spencer, Chair
Chartered Committee on Global