Below are some funding sources and grants that your communities of faith and other United Church entities can apply for. Please check individual organization’s section for information, requirements and deadline for application.
The purpose of the Prairie to Pine Regional Council Bursary Fund is to financially assist promising candidates for Order of Ministry (ordained or diaconal) who began their candidacy pathway in the Conference of Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario / Prairie to Pine Region who are registered in theological studies, as well as applicants for the Designated Lay Minister program, qualifying for leadership in the church.
The United Church Women (UCW) of the Prairie to Pine Regional Council has established a bursary of $800 to be awarded annually.
Church Development Inc. (CDI)
CDI (Church Development Incorporated) provides grants and loans for United Church congregations and United Church accountable entities within the boundaries of the former Winnipeg Presbytery. Created by Winnipeg Presbytery to supervise funds donated from the sale of congregational assets and individual bequests, CDI is currently working with the National Council and Prairie to Pine Region to revise its by-laws so that funding may be made available to qualified applicants from the entire Prairie to Pine Region.
Mission Support Grants
Each year, the United Church of Canada issues application forms for Mission Support and Regional Council Grant. The Prairie to Pine Regional Council sends applications in June to pastoral charges and outreach ministries that have applied in previous year/s. This form replaces MSG forms 3, 5 and 7.
The United Church of Canada Foundation
The United Church of Canada Foundation provides grants to assist United Church organizations undertake new and innovative projects that fulfill the mission and vision of the church as well as fulfilling the wishes of donors who provided specific instructions on how their funds were to be used.