The Church of Ireland Priorities Fund is now open for applications. Contributions to the fund come directly from Church of Ireland parishes and, since its establishment in 1980, over €17 million (£14 million) has been distributed in grants.
Four categories are currently supported by the fund:
- Training – lay and ordained;
- Christian education;
- Outreach initiatives; and
- Innovative ministry in a rural context.
The Priorities Fund website provides more detail about the above criteria and also allows for applications to be completed online: https://priorities.ireland.anglican.org
The closing date for the receipt of completed applications is Thursday, 31st October 2019.
For more information, please contact Gordon Woods at Church of Ireland House, Dublin, on 00 353 (0) 1 4125 636 (9.30am-1pm, Monday-Friday) or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org