Spread the Peace grants

To encourage congregations and conferences to “spread the peace” in and beyond Mennonite Church USA, the Peace and Justice Support Network of Mennonite Church USA has small start-up grants available.

Funds will be given to those meeting the following criteria and as funding allows:

  • To Mennonite congregations or conferences for projects based in the United States;
  • For church initiatives;
  • For witness, reaching out, sharing the peace;
  • To recipients who will raise local matching funds from individual donors both within and outside the congregation to demonstrate local ownership and commitmen


Grants of $1,000 are given as Peace and Justice Support Network funding allows. Our goal is to distribute $5,000 annually.

Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2016. You will notified in Feburary 2017 as to the status of your application.