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Costner-Fulton Mission Start Up Grants


By Fred Koenig

Applications Due October 1

The Costner-Fulton Fund for Missions is a grant program of the Mission, Service & Justice Team. Tom and LaVerne Fulton shared a passion for social work in their professional lives. Their activism was a calling, rooted in faith and given further expression through the outreach ministries of the United Methodist Church. It is not surprising that this dedicated couple created an estate plan that would continue to reach out to a world in need.
The Mission, Service & Justice Team will be awarding grants for launching new mission projects in 2019. Email your one-page only grant proposal to by October 1, 2018. The one-page proposal needs to include a mechanism for evaluating the success of the mission after 6 months and 12 months. In addition to the one-page only proposal, send a budget showing anticipated income and expenses and showing where additional funds will be received. Several grants from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded. Building projects do not qualify. To see a brochure visit