Seeking a Grant

Who’s Eligible?

Plymouth Congregational Church Foundation awards grants twice annually to provide a needed catalyst for significant ministries, projects or programs endorsed or sanctioned and requested by an official board or committee of the Church. Grants are funded for one year unless otherwise noted in the initial grant application. Renewed funding is not automatic.

How to Apply

Click here for the Plymouth Foundation Grant Policy.

A final report evaluating outcomes/results must be submitted to the Foundation within 60 days of the grant funds having been spent. Unused funds must be returned to the Foundation.

When to Apply

Request due Foundation decision Award date
April 1 Fourth Wednesday of April May 1
October 1 Fourth Wednesday of October November 1

For more information, contact Grant Committee Chair, Libby Jacobs:

Application Form


Previous Grants

Foundation grants helped breathe life into Stephen Ministries and Stepping Stones programs. Grants helped fund a fire and safety detection system for the sanctuary, restoration of Plymouth’s landmark bell tower, summer intern programs, Faith Forward and “God is Still Speaking” campaigns and more. Following is a partial list of grants awarded to provide needed catalysts for other projects, programs and ministries at Plymouth.

  • Arts @ Plymouth
  • Building on Faith (Habitat)
  • Choir robes
  • New Day Campaign
  • Faith for Tomorrow Campaign
  • Gallery construction
  • Gospel of Mark program
  • Greenwood Kitchen remodel
  • 150th Anniversary Celebration
  • History Wall
  • Investing in Ministry campaign
  • Irrigation system
  • Lenten Scholar program
  • Memorial Garden
  • Organ fund
  • Plymouth Consort
  • Property acquisition fund
  • Sound system for Waveland Hall
  • Plymouth Grounds start-up funding
  • Hearing Loop for Greenwood and Waveland
  • Spiritual Growth Center remodel
  • Stained glass design
  • Stair lift
  • Van and vehicle purchases
  • Whitechapel handbells
  • Wrought iron fence
  • And this website!