The diocese offers a number of grants for a variety of purposes thanks to the generosity of benefactors down through the years.
Angus Dun Fellowship Fund
Bishop John Bryson Chane Scholarship for Social Justice
Established by the Episcopal Church Women (ECW) Board to honor the work of John Bryson Chane, 8th Bishop of Washington. Grants are awarded yearly to graduating seniors in the Diocese of Washington who have an interest in social justice.
More Information: www.ecw-edow.org
Provides free eye care and eyeglasses through referrals from Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington.
More Information: www.samaritanministry.com
Contact: Call or email Samaritan Ministry at 202/722-2280
Clergy Children Scholarships (Claggett Fund Grant)
Scholarships are available to the children of canonically resident clergy in the Diocese of Washington as grants toward their education expenses (private school grade through college.
Congregational Growth Grants
The diocese offers grants of $3,000 to $20,000 to support initiatives that foster collaborative partnerships in evangelism, worship, mission and justice work with underserved communities within the diocese.
More information: Congregational Growth Grants
Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was established in 1925, assists women in receiving post-graduate education for their careers in Christian ministries. Contributions are made by parishes in memory of deceased women. Applications are due to the ECW office by May 31st of each year.
For additional information and an application, please call (202) 537-6530 or email.
More Information: Application Form [pdf]
St. Anna’s Home Fund
Provides grants up to $25,000 to support housing and services for seniors and handicapped persons.
More Information: St. Anna's Fund
St. Mary's County Scholarship Fund
United Thank Offering
The theme for 2018 United Thank Offering grants is "Becoming the Beloved Community: Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice". The application is now available online. For assistance, please contact Mathy Downing via email . All grants must be submitted electronically to Mathy Downing by February 9th.
More Information: www.episcopalchurch.org/uto