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Financial Support

General Guidelines:
The regional council has funding available to support particular ministry initiatives. Applications are received twice yearly on April 1 and October 1.
Applications are assessed against the criteria outlined for the fund and the way in which the application meets the purpose of the fund.

Who May Apply?
Applications must receive the approval of the governing body of the community of faith within the bounds of Regional Council who will receive and manage the grant.

Accountability:
All grant recipients are required to send a brief written report with financial statement to wowrc@united-church.ca by January 31 of the year following receipt of funding (indicating in subject line the grant which was received).

Fund Details:
Can be found in the Governance Handbook.

Section I: Support from Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council
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Section II:

PTCC (Presbyteries of Toronto Conference Corporation)
Communities of Faith in Western Ontario Waterways Regional Council have access to two funds in PTCC:

  1. Western Ontario Waterways Fund – This fund is focused on church development or redevelopment.
  2. New Ministries and Leadership Development Fund – This fund is focused on innovation and equipping leaders.

More information and application forms can be found at: https://ptccorp.org/.
Please submit completed application to the Executive at wowrc@united-church.ca.

TUCC (Toronto United Church Council)
Communities of Faith in Western Ontario Waterways have access to the investment opportunities, workshops, staff and the financial resources of TUCC.
More information and application forms can be found at: https://www.tucc.ca/.
Please submit completed application to the Executive at wowrc@united-church.ca.

Section III: United Church of Canada Resources

Communities of faith with an annual income of less than $150,000 and unrestricted reserves of no more than $37,500 are eligible for grant programs supporting technology and capital improvements.

Please forward applications to the Covenant Commission. Once approved by the Commission, the application will be forwarded to the General Council.