Church Home Grants

2021 GRANT APPLICATIONS will be announced at a later date.  Any questions should be directed to

Canon Sharon Alexander – salexander@episwtn.org

2020 Church Home Grant Guidelines 

2020 Church Home Grant Application

CH2020B financial spreadsheet

Established in 1870 by the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee, Church Home originally served to address the needs of widows and orphans left vulnerable after the Civil War. Nowadays, with the Civil War left to history, Church Home has established the Youth Ministries and Outreach Partnership programs and now funds ministries in the Diocese of West Tennessee. This summer, the diocese is seeking applicants that have great ideas, but not a lot of money.

To be eligible, applicants must be a member in good standing of the Diocese of West Tennessee, whether a parish, mission, institution or diocesan program. The project must comply with the Episcopal Church Home purpose, which is to “support ministries designed to enrich the physical, spiritual or emotional development of youth through age twenty-one located within The Diocese of West Tennessee.”

Applicants may apply for one, two or three years of funding. In order to be considered for a second and third year of funding, applicants must reapply (three-year funding for full-time personnel is typical). In special circumstances, grants may be renewed for up to a maximum of five years, contingent upon annual evaluations. Funding is not typically provided for travel costs related to mission trips, with the exception of disaster or emergency relief project efforts.


For questions contact Canon Sharon Alexander – salexander@episwtn.org


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