There are a variety of local, regional and national grants that support new and existing ministries, seminary and continuing education, and a host of other programs.
Seminary Scholarships & Grants
UCC Leadership Development Scholarships
Scholarships that help to support UCC undergraduate students, future seminary professors, African-American laywomen, and gifted persons with disabilities, among others.
Building Loans & Support
Networking, Capacity Building, and Ministry Enhancement
Make a Difference Grants
The purposes for the Make a Difference grants are to assist with networking, capacity building, and ministry enhancement of United Church of Christ congregations in the Ohio Conference. Special attention may be given to implementation of the 2017-2019 Three Great Loves initiative of the United Church of Christ. Requests may include grants to fund leadership development, congregational ministries, and community outreach ministries.
The Genesis Fund
The Genesis Fund accepts applications for faith-based projects that are innovative or experimental, that represent a new initiative in Christian mission, or that may be deemed controversial. UCC local churches, associations, conferences, national bodies, UCC-related institutions, and overseas/global partner churches are eligible to apply.
New Church/Ministry Funding