Thank you for your interest in our grant program. Please review our Grant Eligibility Information carefully prior to submitting a request.
“Grants will only be considered for those that meet our Eligibility Requirements”.
The St. Marys Methodist Church Foundation, Inc. is a supporting organization to the St. Marys Methodist Church and was established in January 2001. We are a non-profit, Christian organization, which makes grants to non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable organizations and ministries, which are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Our mission is to be a lasting, effective and compassionate charitable resource for agencies in Southeast Georgia, the nation and the world that respond to people in need, for organizations related to Methodism, and for organizations that promote evangelical Christianity.
Grants are made twice each year through a Spring Grant Cycle and a Fall Grant Cycle. The application process is a two-step process. Proposals submitted between November 1st and December 1st will be reviewed for further consideration for the Spring Cycle. Proposals selected must then complete grant applications. Proposals submitted between May 1st and June 1st will be considered for the Spring Cycle and reviewed by the Board of Directors in April. Funds for the Spring Cycle will be disbursed in June. Properly formatted proposals received by June 1st will be reviewed for further consideration for the Fall Cycle. Proposals selected must then complete grant applications. Properly completed grant applications received by August 1st will be considered for the Fall Cycle and reviewed by the Board of Directors in October. Funds for the Fall Cycle will be disbursed in December.
Proposals must be submitted through our new online grant portal and will be accepted pertaining to the following guidelines:
The Foundation is most interested in proposals that provide:
The St. Marys Methodist Church Foundation will not typically consider the following for grants:
Grants will only be considered for those who submit a proposal through our online grant portal. For more information, please contact the Foundation office at (912) 510-9350.