McBain-Barker Small Community Capital Fund
The purpose of the McBain/Barker Small Community Capital Fund is to assist congregations in small communities of The Presbyterian Church in Canada that seek assistance with small capital improvements to church buildings.
The fund is administered by Canadian Ministries, a department of the Life and Mission Agency of the PCC. The right to grant or refuse requests will be at the discretion of Canadian Ministries on the basis of the priorities of the Life and Mission Agency.
In order for applications to be considered, they must be received by April 15. If there are funds remaining after the first review, additional applications will be considered if received by October 15.
Preference will be given to first-time applicants.
Conditions of Disbursement
* A grant from the fund shall not exceed $25,000. Canadian Ministries may award a maximum of $50,000 in grants in any one calendar year.
* A congregation that receives a grant is not eligible for a second grant for a period of five years.
* A quote must accompany the application.
* Preference will be given to first-time applicants.
Expectations After Receiving the Grant
Photographs and a brief report on the project shall be submitted to Canadian Ministries by the end of the year that the grant was awarded.
Applicants must add to program literature the following acknowledgement: “Supported in part by a bequest to The Presbyterian Church in Canada.”
Continued Contributions to the Fund
Donors who wish to contribute to this fund may contact Jen de Combe in Canadian Ministries (firstname.lastname@example.org).