Grants and loans available through The United Methodist Church


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

About 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 or Justice & Outreach to apply.

$10,000 Grants from Discipleship Ministries

Are you part of an ethnic or multiethnic United Methodist Church?  Are you starting or currently leading a new ministry or outreach in an ethnic community?  If so, apply for a grant of up to $10,000 from Discipleship Ministries.  The deadline is September 10, so apply...

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Vital Faith’s Technology Grants

The pandemic has forced churches to go virtual in new ways. This has been a blessing to many people since churches are not only reaching new people through this method, but have provided a new service to their shut-ins and seasonal friends. Your Vital Faith...

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