Applications can be submitted on an ongoing basis, and will be considered twice a year. Determinations are made in April and August, after which applicants will be notified of the outcome.
The scheduled cut-off dates for the submission of applications during 2017 will be as follows:
Round One of Determinations – Applications Close:
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Round Two of Determinations – Applications Close:
Wednesday, 2 August 2017
If your presbytery, congregation, or recognised faith community is interested in making such an application, please download a copy of the seed fund policy document, and also the application form via the links provided below:
Prepare the application on the form provided, with any required supporting material that:
Maximum amount of supporting material to be 2-3 A4 pages.
The application is initially submitted to the Synod Fund Management Committee, via the UME Administration Assistant either directly or via the Presbytery. The Mission Consultant then:
If the application is supported, projects are then prioritised on the basis of mission potential and feasibility by both Presbytery and the Mission Resource Consultant. Funds are then allocated to projects in order of priority.
Funds are approved subject to accountability processes as determined by the Mission Resource Consultant and Synod Fund Management Sub-Committee and Presbyteries (to be a 6 monthly or annual review).
Funds forwarded by the Mission Resource Consultant to Uniting Resources to process to the submitting body.
Review process overseen by the Mission Resource Consultant in consultation with Presbytery.
For further information, please contact:
Uniting Mission and Education
Mission Resourcing Consultant, Alison Bleyerveen
Mission Initiatives Consultant, Raymond Joso
Phone: 02 8838 8952 / 02 8838 8953
Fax: 02 9683 6617