The Covenant Association of the Michigan Conference United Church of Christ invites applications for grants that advocate for the support of students in higher education settings. Please submit a 1-2 page description of the plans for ministry in a specific setting.  


1.  What new ministry are you hoping to achieve in the coming year?

2.  How will you evaluate the effectiveness of your ministry?

3.  What is your mission statement and / or vision statement for your ministry?

4.  Please submit a copy of the proposed budget for the project. 


Be sure to include the ways outreach includes ecumenical diversity and specific UCC involvement of students, faculty and staff.


Grant applications must be submitted to the Higher Education Advocate, Rev. Dr. Julie J. Kilmer at by October 20, 2017. Please note that grants are limited to one gift per setting per year. Recipients of grants are required to submit a report indicating how the funds have impacted ministry at that setting by May 1, 2018. Amounts of each grant will vary, depending upon number of applications, need and previous funding patterns. Amounts generally range from $500-$2,500.

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