In accordance with the provision in the Dewees will, the funds are given to the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church “to use in the mission programs of the Church.” Grants will typically not exceed $5,000, and be for the initial funding of a project only.
Churches should send their application form to their District Superintendent.
Committees, boards and agencies should send the application form to the Director of Connectional Ministries:
Dawn Taylor Storm
Eastern PA Conference
P.O. Box 820
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0820
Please email an electronic copy of the grant application, in addition to sending a printed copy by postal mail.
Deadline: March 1 for Spring grants, and September 1 for Fall grants.
Note: The deadline for Fall 2021 has been extended to September 20, 2021.