Guidelines for Submitting a Grant Application

Funding Cycles

There are 2 application cycles (lasting @6 weeks) each year starting in January and in September.

Funds for approved grants will be dispersed in April and in November.

Any Church in the Southeast Conference or the Southeast Conference can be granted funding for three consecutive cycles or years and then must skip a year. Maximum of $5,000 per application.  This is assuming the church project which was funded has submitted a project evaluation. Additionally a church can only be granted funding four times over the lifetime of the TCTL Campaign.

Procedures for Applicants

There are 3 ways to complete and application:  1.) online application directly from the Conference website, 2.) request a paper application from Debbie Spearman or 3.) email the electronic version of the application directly to Debbie Spearman at [email protected].

Maximum amount awarded for grants is $5,000.00.

Applications are submitted to the Conference Review Committee through website or sent to Debbie Spearman, Generosity Coordinator at PO Box 1950, Decatur, Georgia  30031.

Well Written Applications

Detail. Detail. Detail. The Committee is looking for worthy projects that have been well thought out and show it in how the application is written. Each question on the application (if it applies) is expected to be fully explained in writing. The Committee expects a proposed budget, detailing expenses.

Well written applications will also include Goals and a Timeline. Example of a detailed budget:

Our project will include the following:

  • LCD Projector $600.00
  • Electric Projector Screen $260.00
  • Laptop $600.00
  • Yamaha PA System $1,000
  • VocoPro Wireless Mic $500
  • Korg Keyboard $$1,650

What Kind of Projects are Considered?

Projects that support

  • Building Congregations within and in the Community
  • Building Leaders – Adult, Youth and Clergy
  • Building Covenant and Connection

See the Application form for more explanation of the above goals.