Grants and loans available through The United Methodist Church

Grants and loans for ministries are available from several agencies and organizations of The United Methodist Church.



The United Methodist Development Fund provides first-mortgage loans for new construction, renovations, additions, relocations, and parsonages.

Desert Southwest Conference Grants

Did you know that churches can apply for grants for ministry that will enhance vitality and reach new people, younger people, and more diverse people? Contact your District Superintendent or the office of New and Vital Faith Communities to apply.

  • North District: Rev. Dan Morley 
  • South District: Rev. Mark Conrad
  • East District: Rev. Susan Brims
  • West District: Rev. Nancy Cushman 

Did you know that Peace with Justice Grants are also available through the Desert Southwest Conference Church & Society? Click here to download the details about the grant and contact Billie Fidlin, Director of Outreach Ministries at .

Advertising grants for churches

In light of the 2019 General Conference and the media attention it generated, we are offering local churches in the U.S. an opportunity to apply for a Community Impact Media Grant!

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