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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.

The Duke Endowment
Nov 15, 2018

Kristen Richardson-Frick


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. Grants will be awarded for programs that seek to replicate proven projects, strengthen organizations, or advance innovation through pilot programs.

Priority areas include projects related to:

  • Food and hunger
  • Literacy
  • Affordable and adequate housing

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 next deadline is November 15, 2018. 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
Community and faith-based initiatives · Food security and nutrition · Housing and homelessness · Human services · North Carolina

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