Grants are made to Unitarian Universalist (UU) organizations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that:
UU Congregations: Please note that we take into consideration your commitment to meet the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) Annual Program Fund Fair Share contribution.
The following information applies to applicants for grants from the Fund for UU Social Responsibility other than the Special Matching Grants.
Priority is given to new programs and those at a point of significant growth. Priority is given to work creating social and economic justice. We prefer projects with income from diverse sources and expect contributions from the members of the applicant organization. See Sample Grants.
Grants are not made to individuals. Generally, grants are not given for equipment, capital campaigns, or endowments. Grants are not made for activities that are part of the ongoing work of UU institutions. Grants may not be used as a pass-through from a UU congregation to a local non-profit organization, but may go towards enhancing UU involvement in a project.
The maximum grant is $20,000. The average grant is 8,800. “Challenge” or “matching” grants are commonly granted to encourage UU generosity, and to increase UU support for social action. 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 application process.
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 a generous grant from the UU Veatch Program at Shelter Rock.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Thursday, January 23, 2014.
Sidebar Content, Page Navigation
More Ways to Search
CBCO Application (PDF)
CBCO Application Information (PDF)
Read or subscribe to UUA.org Updates for the latest additions to our site.
Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.