Size of Grants: Grants usually range in size form $500 to $3,000.
Eligibility: Grants are made to diocesan, parish, or community-based organizations in member dioceses that have a clear connection and/or relationship to the Episcopal Church. These organizations will serve communities in the Appalachian region or urban Appalachian communities outside the region.
Criteria: Appalachian Initiative Grants are intended to be used as seed money for organizations to seize opportunities of a one-time nature. On-going operating costs will not be given priority. Successful applications will usually involve helping Appalachians address regional issues such as poverty, health care, unemployment, education, cultural affirmation, or the environment through direct service.
Application Deadlines: Applications will be accepted at any time. The Grants Committee meets in April and October. Usual project start times are July 1 or January 1. Exceptions will be considered. Applications for April are due February 28th. Applications for October consideration are due August 31st.
Download Grant Applications Here:
MS Word Format
E-mail your proposal with the subject line, “grant application” to email@example.com and mail a hard copy to:
The Rev. L. Gordon Brewer, Jr.
Episcopal Appalachian Ministries
161 E. Ravine Rd.
Kingsport, TN 37660