Application For Equitable Compensation Funds – 2017 Grants

Due October 16, 2016 For Calendar Year 2017 Funding

Attach copies of the following to this application.

  1. Treasurer’s report, 2015
  2. Treasurer’s report, year to date, 2016
  3. 2016 Budget

No application will be considered or funds disbursed until all documentation is received. The Commission on Equitable Compensation reserves the right to request additional information as needed to process this application.


All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to Your DS must submit an email to that same account indicating they have reviewed the application and endorse the request. Only applications submitted to the above email address will be accepted.

Please remember that according to the 2012 Discipline ¶625.5 “the primary responsibility for the payment of pastoral base compensation remains with individual pastoral charges.” Your requested amount may be reduced if your church:

  • Budgets more than the minimum $3,000 for the Pastoral Reimbursable Amount.
  • Budgets more than the minimum salary for your pastor’s status and number of years under episcopal appointment.
  • Conference wide need levels.