Grants are being offered by the PNW Conference’s Church and Society Action Team Peace with Justice program in support of programs and projects with a mission of building PEACE WITH JUSTICE.

Proposals are welcome from local United Methodist churches, ecumenical bodies, or private non-profit organizations. Innovative, creative projects promoting community, national, or world peace or addressing civil liberties or social justice issues will be given priority.

To qualify for a Peace with Justice grant, applicants must work toward achieving at least one of the following objectives:

  • Assist United Methodists in understanding and responding to violence and militarism;
  • Involve United Methodists in efforts to end conflicts and violent aggression around the world;
  • Promote just national and international policies and actions, governmental and non-governmental, seeking to restore communities and respond to the disproportionate effect of injustices on racial and ethnic persons; and
  • Support policies that promote systematic economic justice and the self-development of peoples.

Funding is limited so requests should be for $1,000 or less.

Applications should include numbered responses on one page answering the following:

  1. Name of organization
  2. Religious institution ___                           Private non-profit ___
  3. Summary of organization’s purpose, history and current programs
  4. Summary of need for project
  5. Have you received a Peace with Justice Grant(s) previously?___Date(s)____
  6. Project title
  7. Description of project.
  8. Amount requested and funding period to be covered.
  9. Contact person, title, e-mail, mailing address, phone.

Applications are due May 11, 2015 by e-mail in Word format to Ann Eachus, PNW Conference Church and Society Action Team Chair, at All organizations making applications will be notified before Peace with Justice Sunday, May 31, 2015.

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