How to Apply

 

Applications for winter 2021 UM Foundation Grants will be accepted between October 1, 2021 and October 29, 2021.

 

Apply Now

 

To submit an application follow the instructions below:

 

  1. Download and complete a grant application form.

 

  1. Within the designated application period, submit your completed application form and any supplemental documents via email to grants@umfoundation.org.

 

Grant Applications will only be accepted via email to this email address. Grant Applications submitted in any other manner will not be accepted.

 

Grant recipients will be notified of their awards in June (summer grants) and January (winter grants).

 

If you have any questions about this process please call the office.

 

About the Application:

 

In order to successfully complete an application for consideration you will need to provide the following information:

 

  • -  The legal name of the organization applying for the grant
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  • -  The EIN number of your organization
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  • -  Contact information for your organization, the key contact, pastor and program/project administrator (if applicable).
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  • -  Your organization's tax exempt status
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  • -  A short description of your organization, its mission, and purpose
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  • -  Executive summary: In 300 words or less summarize the ministry or project for which you are requesting funding.
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  • -  What is the plan for implementation of this program or project and what are the key outcomes you expect to achieve? How will you measure these outcomes?
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  • -  How will facilitating this program or project further the mission of your organization?
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  • -  How will it impact other United Methodist organizations in your Conference?
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  • -  What demographic groups and geographic areas will this program or project serve?
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  • -  Program or project start and end date
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  • -  Your organization's annual budget and fiscal year
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  • -  Funds committed by your organization and outside sources to this program
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  • -  Any organizations with which this program is collaborative
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  • -  Amount being requested
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  • - What is the intended use of these funds? Be specific as to the materials, equipment, etc. for which the money will be used and include an explanation as to why it is needed for the success of your program or project.
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Answers to these questions must be provided using the Grant Application Form.