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.