Apply on behalf of a Church/Organization
Each diocese, ecclesiastical province, General Synod, and Sacred Circle/ACIP may submit a total of four Category A or Category B applications for regular grants or loans per calendar year. No more than three applications per year may be for Diverse Infrastructure.
A maximum of two applications per diocese will be considered at a single application deadline.
Alternatively, each diocese is eligible to submit one Category C grant application per calendar year, which replaces the eligibility for Category A or B grants.
Theological colleges and religious orders may submit one application for a Category A or Category B grant or loan per calendar year.
Category A Grants
Up to $5,000 — grant may comprise 100% of the project budget
Category B Grants
Up to $15,000 — grant may not exceed 50% of the project budget
Category C Grants*
Up to $50,000 — grant may comprise more than 50% of the project budget, at the Board’s discretion
*Category C grants are exceptional. Applicants who wish to submit a Category C grant are strongly encouraged to speak with the Executive Director of AFC before submitting the application.