Video: Grant Application Workshop from ECS-NJ; Fall Grant Applications Due Sept. 8

ECS-NJ Executive Director the Rev. Trisha Thorme, Deacon, presents a workshop on best practices for nonprofits applying for grants, with an emphasis on requirements for ECS grants.


All the Info You Need on How to Apply for Grants

Looking for funds for a new or expanded ministry at your church that meets immediate human needs or addresses structural injustice? The ECS-NJ Fall 2023 Grant Application is open! ECS-NJ grants are designed to expand existing charity and justice ministries of congregations in the Diocese and make new ones possible.

ECS-NJ grants support projects throughout the diocese

ECS-NJ is committed to helping churches in our diocese write compelling and successful grant proposals. To that end a sample application is available below, and individual consultations on ideas or complete draft proposals are available. 

You are encouraged to review the guidelines & application and apply! Complete applications (in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole) are due by Sept. 8.

Proposed projects should address one or more of the following objectives:

    • To meet human need in underserved and marginalized communities, especially communities of color
    • To engage, collaborate, and partner with other organizations, including faith-based, secular, community, governmental, etc.
    • To encourage advocacy for issues relating to social justice, including spearheading new advocacy efforts

To learn more,

    • check out the stories about ECS-NJ at the bottom of our webpage,
    • email with questions or to make an appointment for a consultation.

Important Information and Links:

Fall 2023 Guidelines in English and Spanish (Haitian Creole coming soon)

Fall 2023 Application Questions in English and Spanish (Haitian Creole coming soon)

Budget Template in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole

Sample application from earlier cycle

Registration link for Information Session

Online application link