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Resources at DMC funded “Maybe a ramp, maybe more than a ramp” program

Grant Funds for Programs, Equipment and Scholarships

A wide variety of agencies grant funds for disability ministries, for uses such as modifying spaces, buying equipment, and starting programs. There are also programs that offer scholarships. Grants that we know of are listed in Funding Resources Available to Local Churches for Accessibility Projects, available in Word or PDF.

The Disability Ministries Committee helps fund accessibility and inclusion projects for United Methodist churches. This is an annual cycle, open from January to March each year. Frequent questions, instructions, and application are included in the form. In 2023, a cycle is open from February 1 to April 15, download the information and grant form. An example of a complete grant form is also available.

Visit Examples of recent DMC funded grants and their outcomes to get an idea of information the DMC Committee needs to fund your project or program and the amount of funds available for grants.