Young people exploring the intersection between their faith, gifts and what they might do professionally, do not always consider Christian ministry as a way to make a difference in the world. They need leaders who notice, name and nurture the gifts they have for ministry. The Recruitment for Ministry Grant provides leaders opportunities to identify young adults with gifts for ministry, accompany them in the exploration of their purpose and cultivate them for Christian leadership.
FTE awards grants to diverse alumni who are leaders of congregations, academic institutions or church-related organizations.
Recipients receive a one-year grant up to $2,000 to recruit young adults for ministry. Leaders will gather annually to share challenges, best practices and recruitment resources.
The Recruitment for Ministry Grant is available to leaders in ministry. Eligible applicants are:
Applicants may apply for a one-year grant up to $2,000 to recruit young adults for Christian ministry. Grant recipients are required to provide an annual report on their recruitment efforts within 12 months after they receive their award.
Activities for recruitment
Applications should provide a description (up to 4 pp.) of what the applicant plans to do to recruit young adults for ministry.
Use of funds
Applicants must include a budget (1p.) for how funds will be used.