Reaching New People
Diocese of St Albans

Grants

Grants are available to enable and support new worshipping communities (NWC) or mission-focused congregations to

  • start-up and develop or
  • re-ignite or re-imagine

Two main levels of grant are offered:

Within individual parishes where they are:

  1. at the EXPLORING stage in their journey – listening to their community and needing help in starting to move to the next stage of loving and serving
  • one off grants of up to £1,000
  1. already meeting monthly, seeking to re-ignite, engage and develop further
  • grants of up to £1,500 spread over two years:

Year One:        up to £1,000

Year Two:        up to £500

  1. already meeting weekly, seeking to re-ignite, engage and develop further
  • grants of up to £3,000 spread over two years:

Year One:        up to £2,000

Year Two:        up to £1,000

  1. seeking to re-imagine their worshipping community and start afresh having ceased to meet due to the challenges of the past year
  • one off grants of up to £1,000

Within individual parishes, across benefices, groups of churches or Deaneries, to develop and grow targeted youth, children and / or family based NWCs or congregations that can become foundation NWCs or congregations for young people and family focused local discipleship and learning networks

  • grants of up to £5,000 paid in two parts as agreed individually.

Go ahead and download our grant form. 

If you don’t quite fit one of these boxes, please contact us for discussions on your particular needs and priorities.

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