Grant Application


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Miami Baptist Association


in the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in Heaven” Matt 5:16



Background:


The Miami Baptist Association is creating a Ministry Grant Program to provide financial resources for local church outreach and evangelism ministry opportunities. The Ministry Grant Program will be funded through an Endowment Fund that has been created out of the proceeds from the sale of the Lebanon Church property in 2010. The intention of this Grant Program is to provide equal access to available funds to every local church in good standing within the Miami Baptist Association.


Income from this Endowment Fund will be made available this year up to $500. Priority will be given to start up models or to support one time short-term projects in the local communities around the church.



Guidelines:


The ministry Grant will be used for programs which focus on outreach and evangelism ministry. The program will support a vision of ministry that aligns with the mission and vision of the Miami Baptist Association which is: “to develop authentic relationships and to empower the local church to be salt and light in the communities they serve.”


Consideration will be given to the following questions:

  1. What is the main focus of the ministry project?
  2. Renewal
  3. Evangelism
  4. Community Service
  5. Continuing Education


  1. Does the project or program address a specific situation within your community and/or church?



  1. What is your specific plan to accomplish this project?
  2. Submit work plan by which this project will be managed and measured
  3. Submit job descriptions of any work positions that will be incorporated in the work plan.


  1. Do the plans incorporate training or equipping component?




  1. Does the project introduce something new in the life of the church, community or ministry?








Requirements:


Organizations that receive a grant will be asked to meet the following requirements:


  1. Provide a brief report of progress.


  1. Provide a final written report and evaluation of the project.


  1. Be available to share the outcome of the project with other interested organizations and/or Grant recipients.


PLEASE NOTE: The Miami Baptist Association reserves the right to request a refund of and/or all funds if the grant applicant is unable to complete the project for which the grant monies were applied.





Grant Request Procedure:


Applications are welcomed at any time and reviewed as they are submitted.


If additional information is required, an interview may be required in order to better understand the scope and vision of the project.


  1. Information about your organization:
  2. A copy of last year’s annual report including budget information
  3. Confirmation of your support of Miami Baptist Association and what your relationship is to the MBA.


  1. Information about the location of the project:
  2. What area in the community is being served?
  3. What are some of the needs in the community where the project is taking place?


  1. Information about your project:
  2. Fill in the application form below.


If you have any questions regarding this application, please forward your questions to the email contacts on the website @ http://miamibaptistassociation.org/.


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