Grants & Loans

Episcopal Church Building Fund

visit the ECBF website

Jubilee Ministry

visit the Episcopal Church Jubilee Ministry Grants page

Roanridge

visit the Episcopal Church Roanridge Trust page for their guidelines and current application.

Society of the Episcopal Church for the Advancement of Christianity in Pennsylvania (a.k.a. the Long Name Society)

This grant provides assistance for a variety of needs: repairs and installation of heating systems, roof and spouting repairs, driveways and parking lot repaving, carpeting, overdue bills, rectory repairs electrical improvements, etc.

Contact Paula Lapinski if you are interested in applying. Send a letter of request stating your need in detail along with an appraisal of the present work and a copy of your recent parochial report. This grant must have approval of the Bishop.

Grants made in January, May and October. Deadlines for applications to be in the Diocesan Office are December 15, April 15 and September 15.

Stroller

visit the Stroller Foundation website

United Thank Offering

The United Thank Offering is now accepting grant applications for 2021. This year’s focus is Recovering with Love and Gratitude: An Episcopal Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Local Contexts. The United Thank Offering will accept applications in two categories this year: sustaining ministries and innovative ministries at two different funding levels. The criteria for each category are different, so please read through the criteria carefully. Read more about the grant criteria and access helpful hints for filling out applications.
All applications must be submitted via email to Paula Lapinski at the Diocesan Office by February 1, 2021. Applications will then be considered for submission to the UTO. Only one application per category may be submitted per diocese. The applications can be found here. Please contact Cathy Bailey, the Diocese of Bethlehem’s UTO coordinator, for more information.