The Fall 2018 Seeds of Hope granting cycle is now open!  Completed applications must be received by  8 p.m. Eastern on October 15, 2018 to be considered by the Joint Grants Committee. Please visit the How to Apply section for more information. Please note that the fall 2018 round will only provide grants for seniors programs and projects, and lectureships and events. Grants for all project types will be available again in the spring 2019 Seeds of Hope round.

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Seeds Of Hope – Overview

Seeds of Hope Overview


Broad trusts and endowments that the Board or donors created provide annual grants through the Seeds of Hope granting program to support innovative, unique and much needed projects that enable us to live out the New Creed’s call to “seek justice”, “live with respect in creation” and “love and serve others”.

The Joint Grants Committee welcomes applications to the Seeds of Hope granting program for new, unique projects that:

  • Provide innovative seniors ministry
  • Focus on children and youth
  • Address environmental and social justice issues
  • Look at new ways to provide ministry and support during transition periods
  • Facilitate experiencing faith and spirituality