York-Scarborough Grants

Ministry Development Grants:

Deadline for applications February 19, 2015

Money is designated in the annual Area Budget for Ministry Development Grants for projects and programs which will promote growth in faith and collaboration among area Anglicans to help equip the saints for ministry.
Ministry Development Grants will not exceed $10,000.00 in one year.

FaithWorks Grants:

Deadline for applications February 19, 2015

The funding for FaithWorks grants represents a percentage of the donations to FaithWorks from our Episcopal area.  The grants are for outreach projects in the York-Scarborough Area.
FaithWorks Grants will not exceed $5,000.00 in one year

Natural Church Development Grant:

In 2010 Area Council approved a motion to give a grant to parishes participating in Natural Church Development.  Parishes will receive $250.00 for the first survey and $150.00 for the second survey.  The money for this grant is taken out of the Ministry Development Grant funds in the Area Budget.  To apply for these funds send an e-mail or letter to Karen Isaacs: kisaacs@toronto.anglican.ca stating the date the parish completed the 1st or 2nd Survey.

Building Inspection Grant:

Every year Area Council designates $3,000.00 in the Area Budget to assist parishes with the compulsory Building Inspection.  Parishes may apply for a $500.00 grant toward the cost of this inspection.  To apply send an e-mail or letter to Karen Isaacs: kisaacs@toronto.anglican.ca stating that you have had the inspection done on your church building and rectory (if applicable).

Bursary Grant:

In 2010 Area Council approved a motion to set aside $2,500.00 in the 2011 Area Budget for Bursary Grants to support the youth of our Area entering into post secondary school education.  5 $500.00 grants were awarded in 2011.  In 2012 Area Council voted to increase the amount to $5,000.00 for the Bursary Grants.  Application forms are sent out to every parish in York-Scarborough Area with an explanation letter in January/February of each year.  Deadline for Application submissions is May 15th with the grants being awarded for post-secondary education beginning in September.

An e-mail is sent out to every parish in January or February encouraging Incumbents and Priests-in-charge to share the information with qualified students in their parishes, regarding the bursaries available through Area Council .  Below is a link to the 2014 Bursary letter and Application form.

2014 Bursary Recipients
Alex Marchack; Narissa Young; Jonathan Burnie; Karimah Butler; Jesudian Joseph; Shamira Langevine; Oliver Wilmot; Spencer Leefe; Anoushka Samuel Mervyn Gunawardana

2013 Bursary Recipients
Jarrell Bernard; Jaimie Ferrante; Jonathan Krol; Peta-Ann Leon; Jean-Claude Lewis-Pompey; Adrian Rajasingam; Shannon Alyssa Seeraj; Andrew Anushan Sritharan; Sharee Williams

2012 Bursary Recipients
Dezora Walkom; Mary Elizabeth Raybould; Nick Fulton; Raylesha Parker; Samantha Delfosse; Vanessa McIntosh; Thandiwe Gregg; Zi Jun Li

2011 Bursary Recipients
Shaquila Alexander;  Iyishia Duncan-Taylor;  Faith Okeke;  Kassandra Walker;  Christopher Wallace

Other Funding Opportunities

You may also wish to consider funding from sources other than the Area Council: