2018 Ministry Application

LETTERS

Below please write the names of the people who will provide letters in support of your application. Two letters of reference are required; you may submit up to three letters of recommendation of your choosing. You have the option to attach the letters in the online application, mail all your letters together in one packet, or have your letters mailed by those who are writing them. Do not submit letters by email. All letters must be received or postmarked by March 16th, 2018.

LETTERS OF REFERENCE

A letter of reference from your Rector/Director/Senior Warden and Diocesan Bishop in the diocese where you are canonically resident are required. Please contact us if you have any questions about these letters.


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LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION


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WRITTEN MATERIALS

Please paginate and include your surname in the header of your personal statement and project outline.

Resume/CV
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Personal Statement
Attach a personal statement of no more than 1,000 words. Include a brief history of how you have developed as faith leader, your ministry, when and where you joined the Episcopal Church (or an Anglican Communion Church), and how this journey has led you to develop your proposed ministry project.
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Project Outline
Candidates should describe their proposed ministry using the following points below. ECF strongly recommends responding to each of the following points in the order that they are listed below. The project outline may be a maximum length of 1,200 words.

  • Outline of the ministry and the need that it addresses
  • How this ministry develops your own leadership capabilities and the leadership capabilities of people at the congregational and/or community level
  • How the wider Church will benefit from this ministry
  • Examples of prior initiatives that you have led
  • Identify project goals and how the effectiveness of the project will be measured
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FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Project Budget
Please attach a project budget outlining the estimated costs of the project and any other sources of funding. Please note the time period of the anticipated budget (e.g. one, two, or three years)
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Household Income/Expenses

Please provide the following financial information for the first year of your project (August 2018 through July 2019).

ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLD INCOME

ESTIMATED HOUSEHOLD EXPENSES

In the space below, please provide any additional information relevant to your financial situation not accounted for in the above.

How do you anticipate using the Fellowship funds:
Personal support during the project (e.g. salary):
Project expenses (e.g. materials, consultants, capital equipment):
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Questions? Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page. You can also contact Brendon Hunter, Program Director, at bhunter@episcopalfoundation.org or 800-697-2858.