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DAC discipleship grants



The Detroit Conference Board of Discipleship is now accepting grant applications.

Ministries in the Michigan Area of The United Methodist Church are invited to submit a grant proposal for funds to pursue new or ongoing ministry opportunities that engage in the discipleship ministries of our Vision Pathways: 1) creating new spaces for new faces; 2) developing principled Christian leaders; and 3) engaging mission partnerships.

2017 Grants are due March 1 for approval March 28; August 1 for approval August 22; and October 1, for approval October 24. Grant applications will be considered on a first come, first served basis.

Grant guidelines:

  1. Grants may be available for local church, programs, events and activities.
  2. You will be notified in writing which expenses this Agency has approved. Please note:  There may be a limit on the number of times you may apply for a grant during a calendar year.
  • Please list all of the expenses involved for the activity or event.
  • The Conference requires receipts, invoices, and registration forms to verify expenses that have been approved by this agency.
  • Paid receipts for travel, room and board, and meal expenses must be sent to the contact person listed below in order to be approved for payment. Please keep a copy of the receipts for your records.
  1. Funds are provided through the Detroit Annual Conference treasurer’s office.
  2. This application must be completed in full, signed by the chair or authorized representative of your agency requesting the funds. Grant deadlines are on a rolling basis.

Questions and grant proposals may be directed to the chair of Board of Discipleship, Kathy Stokes; 313-937-3170; [email protected]; 10000 Beech Daly Rd., Redford, MI  48239.

Last Updated on February 8, 2017

The Michigan Conference