Grant Funds Available
Grant Funds Are Available for 2017
ABCOPAD has two funds we administer which are the Release
God’s Power Fund and the Ministries of Christian Discipleship Fund. The earnings from these funds are to be used
to provide grants to ABCOPAD churches and our related entities, within the
stated guidelines of each fund. We
normally disburse one half of the available funds in the Spring and the second
half in the Fall/Winter season.
The purpose of the Release God’s Power Fund is to: 1) Help
existing churches reach new people 2) Increase support of youth and family
ministries 3) Start new churches and help existing churches relocate 4) Expand
leadership training and development 5) Respond to new opportunities for
The purpose of the Ministries of Christian Discipleship Fund is
to: Support camping, conferencing, and
retreat ministries. Additional
cooperative ministries are youth and family events, leader training, and
development and similar joint evangelistic and educational programs.
The applications for each of these grant funds are available
on this website. These applications are
fill-in forms and ALL applications MUST be typed. Each application must be submitted to a Regional Pastor for their
recommendation. Applications are not to
be submitted to the ABCOPAD administrative offices, they must go through the
Regional Pastor in that corridor or the Regional Pastor most closely related to
the ministry request.
The deadline for the 2017 Spring grants is March 24th. Application are to be submitted to a Regional Pastor. Grants
are approved by the Mission Allocations Committee and sent to the ABCOPAD Board
for final approval in early May.
Disbursements will be made by mid-May.