Grants are made to Unitarian
Universalist (UU) organizations in the U.S., Mexico and Canada that:
UU Congregations: When considering applications, the UU Funding Program
takes into consideration your commitment to meet the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Annual Program Fund
Fair Share contribution.
Priority is given to
innovative, challenging or experimental programs that will have wide
denominational impact or that address needs unmet by the institutional structure
of the denomination. We rarely make grants for projects where the impact is
limited to the applicant organization. Applications for conferences or meetings
must detail measurable outcomes, products or services that will result from the
We prefer projects with plans for income from diverse sources, including
contributions from the members of the group applying. See Sample Grants.
Grants are not made to
individuals. Generally, grants are not given for equipment, capital campaigns,
endowments, or feasibility studies. Grants are not made for activities that are
considered to be part of the ongoing work of UU organizations.
grant is $20,000. The average grant is $8,000. “Challenge” or “matching” grants
are common, in line with our mission to encourage UU generosity. Grants are for
one year. Second-year funding is possible after submitting a new proposal and a
final (or interim) report. Third-year funding for the same project is unusual.
We are not sustaining funders. See the complete
To submit a proposal, please complete the Questions for Narrative found on this page. For additional information, refer to the Application Process, Materials to be Included, and application forms.
Use the following
questions for part C of “Materials
to Be Included.” Type the question number and question before each response.
Use at least 12 pt. type and 1” margins on one side only of white 8.5” x 11” paper.
In eight pages or less answer the following questions:
For more information contact uufp @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Thursday, September 8, 2011.
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