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Lenten Grants 2019


Applications are now open

Moderator Sharon Hollis invites congregations and other Uniting Church groups to apply for the 2019 Lenten Offering Grants. You can read her letter here. ​

The Lenten Grants are a way for the Uniting Church to support special projects that go beyond normal day-to-day operations, while still falling within the mission of the Church.

Congregations and UCA groups are invited to put forward projects that carry out one or more of the Synod's Mission Principles:

1. Share the Good News of Jesus Christ 
2. Nurture followers of Christ in life-giving communities of reconciliation 
3. Respond in compassion to human need 
4. Live justly and seek justice for all 
5. Care for creation 
6. Listen to each generation and culture so as to live out the Gospel in fresh ways 
7. Pursue God's mission in partnership

 

How to apply


The Lenten Offering grants are open to: ​​

Victorian and Tasmanian congregations
Uniting Vic.Tas services which are linked to a congregation
Groups who are formally connected to the Uniting Church. 

To apply:

1. Read the 

2. Submit your application by Friday 5 October. You can submit online at this link, or download the application form​ and return it by email. Applications will be assessed by the Lenten Grants Committee and approved by the Mission and Ministry Committee. Successful applicants will find out in November 2018. 

If you have any questions about the process you can call 1800 668 426 or email the Uniting Vic.Tas Fundraising Team at fundraising@vt.uniting.org​​.