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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    2022 Cady Grant applications now available

    February 1, 2022 / By UNY Communications

    Application forms are now available for the Upper New York Conference Cady Grant. Cady Grants are awarded annually to fund ministries, education, programs, or experiences that provide benefit or education to preferably, but not exclusively, African Americans and/or Native Americans. Priority will be given to proposals that have not recently been funded by the Cady Grant. Salaries and stipends will not be awarded from this grant. Awards may be up to $8,000.

    Cady Grants are available to individual United Methodists, local churches, District or Conference ministry teams within Upper New York.

    Application deadline is March 15th. Awardees will be notified by April 30th.

    Submitted proposals must demonstrate the following:

    Proposals should also include:

    • An assessment of the gifts – spiritual, financial and organizational – of the individuals or team that will carry out the proposal.
    • An itemized expense report.
    • An evaluation process to monitor progress.

    Applications should be no more than three typed pages.Click here for the procedures and click here for the application.

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    With more than 134,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 85 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."