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Chalice Lighters Applications
To receive money from the Chalice Lighter program, your congregation must apply for a grant.
To apply for any one of the four types of grants, complete the appropriate application form. Forms can be downloaded or request an application form mailed from the District Office.
There are four types of grant available:
- Full Call (about $6,000 to $8,000) for new congregation formation, securing professional religious leadership, securing a building, or getting over the next barrier to growth
Chalice Lighters Full Call Application (PDF, 82 KBytes)
- Growth Fund Grants (up to $2,000) for smaller growth related projects
Chalice Lighters Growth Fund Grant Application (PDF, 82 KB)
- Campus Ministry Grants (up to $2,000) for campus ministry/young adult outreach projects
Chalice Lighters Campus Ministry Grant Application (PDF, 82 KB)
- Social Justice Grants (up to $1,000) to strengthen, empower, or integrate the social justice role into the full life of a the congregation
Applications must be mailed to the PSD office. Applications are evaluated twice a year. Completed applications are due October 1 and February 1.
Chalice Lighters is a program designed to help UUs throughout Prairie Star District be part of “lighting the chalice” for individual congregations: helping congregations to get started, or to get over that next barrier to growth. The program works through modest periodic donations from a large number of donors like you.
For more information or a brochure, contact the District Office at 612-870-4823 or by email at info [at] psduua [dot] org.