Duke Endowment - Rural Church
- Religion Related, Spiritual Development
Maximum Grant Amount
The Duke Endowment accepts applications semi-annually for North Carolina Rural Church Grants. This program will offer funding to United Methodist Churches in rural areas for health and human service-related outreach programs, church development, and leadership programs.
Priority Funding Focus
- Cultivate and support pastoral leaders;
- Reimagine church real estate;
- Build congregational capacity;
- Identify and test selected programs.
Rural United Methodist churches in North Carolina are eligible. Rural areas are defined using the standards of Rural-Urban Commuting Area codes.
Deadlines for Rural Church grants are May 10 and October 3. The pre-application portal will open approximately six weeks prior to these deadlines.
Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 10/4/2023
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