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Duke Endowment Rural Church Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
The Duke Endowment
Deadlines
Sep 13, 2019
Contact

Kristen Richardson-Frick
KRichardson-Frick@tde.org
704.376.0291

Purpose

North Carolina Rural Church Grants provide funding to United Methodist Churches in rural areas for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.

Priority areas include projects related to:

  • Food and hunger
  • Literacy
  • Affordable and adequate housing
  • Prevention and early intervention for at-risk children
  • Out-of-home care for youth
  • Quality and safety of healthcare
  • Access to healthcare
  • Prevention
  • Academic excellence
  • Educational access and success
  • Campus and community engagement
  • Rural church development
  • Clergy leadership
  • Congregational outreach
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • United Methodist Churches that serve rural North Carolina communities. See a list of eligible churches.
  • The North Carolina and Western North Carolina conferences and districts of the United Methodist Church
  • Duke University Divinity School
Geographic coverage
North Carolina
Amount of funding

Awards vary according to the size and scope of the project

Application process

Applicants must submit a pre-application through the program website.

The 2019 deadlines are April 7 and September 13. The online application portal will open approximately 6 weeks prior to the deadline. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Tagged as
Access · Child welfare · Community and faith-based initiatives · Educational attainment · Food security and nutrition · Healthcare quality · Housing and homelessness · Human services · North Carolina



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