Apply for a Grant for Your Parish-Based Charity by Aug. 15

PARRISH – The Council for Deacons is now receiving 2015 Episcopal Charities Grant applications. Grants, typically from $500 to $5,000, fund specific parish-based outreach ministries that alleviate poverty within Southwest Florida, and go beyond writing a check to mobilizing a community. …. Ideal grant projects include capital items that assist new or exisiting programs within the church, including the purchase of equipment for feeding programs. The deadline for submitting an application is August 15, 2015. The application is a simple letter about the project and its needs; information is HERE. Successful applications will be announced at our Diocesan Convention, October 17, 2015. Grant Guidelines can be found on the diocesan web site under Mission, Ministries/Episcopal Charitie…