The Southwestern Texas Synod Grants
"God's People - Growing in faith - Outwardly focused - Doing mission!"
Mission and Ministry Opportunity Grants
Provide financial support for congregations, ministry teams, and task forces of the Southwestern Texas Synod to "equip the people of God to be instruments of God's love", to develop various means of sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ in new and inventive ways, to offer projects that bring ministry focus into reality and to combine ministry components to encourage and enable mission outreach to the community.
Additional matching funding sources are required.
(SAWCS and young congregations are exempt)
Grants are awarded up to $2,000
Any unused grant funds must be returned to the Synod for
Vision Project Grants
Visionary: thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom. Vision grants are available to congregations, ministry teams, task forces, and partners in ministry of the Southwestern Texas Synod. They are awarded for demonstrating imagination and creativity in fostering growth in relationships with God and neighbors that help our synod to learn how to grow in these relationships.
Additional funding sources are strongly encouraged,
but not required.

Grants are awarded $2,000-$5,000.
Any unused grant funds must be returned to the Synod for
Contact for grant application, evaluations and questions.

The Southwestern Texas Synod is part of Region 4 of the ELCA-Brandmark
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