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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church

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    Upper New York Conference offers a grant through The Trust Agreement of the late Ercil Cady

    August 14, 2017 / By UNY Communications

    The Cady Grant is available to UNY individual United Methodists, local UM churches, or District and Conference ministry teams.  Priority shall be given to educational proposals that benefit African Americans or Native Americans. This year's applications are due August 21, 2017 with notification by September 1, 2017.

    The proposal must demonstrate:

    1.      The education/ministry/program/event is faith based.

    2.      A direct benefit for an African American or Native American person or persons in need.

    3.      A need for education/ministry/program/ or event.

    4.      An itemized expense report (if appropriate).

    Applications must be typewritten/word processed with no more than three pages (cover sheet, one page proposal, and financial report if appropriate). Faxes and email proposals are permitted.

    Click here for an MS Word version of the application. Click here for a .PDF version of teh application.

    Proposals are to be submitted to the Cady Grant Review Team, Upper New York Conference, Director of Connectional Ministries at 7481 Henry Clay Blvd., Liverpool, NY 13088. Fax: (315-898-2198). Email:

    With more than 168,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 867 local churches and 65 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."