Grants & Scholarships


Church Support & Grants


Strengthen the Church: Youth Ministry Grants

Focused on initiatives and programs that will support growth & renewal of youth in the local church.

Small Church Grant

Grants available to support ministries in small churches that have potential for growth but stewardship drive demonstrates the need for financial assistance.

Lay Leadership Development Grants

Helps congregations in the NHCUCC to defray expenses of workshops, seminars and other leadership training events.

1776 Scholarship Fund

Scholarships available for individuals in identified minority groups, be a member of an NHCUCC church and enrolled in accredited institution of high education.

Frank L. Irvine Fund for Justice and Nonviolence

Funds are to be used to assist the New Hampshire Conference in bringing speakers and preachers who are recognized advocates for justice and nonviolence to Conference-wide gatherings.

The North Country Sacred Space Maintenance Fund (NCSS)

This fund serves as a grant fund to assist North Country Association UCC churches in maintaining their properties. The fund will provide approximately $2,500 each year for grant award.


Minister Educational Support


Authorized Ministers Continuing Education Fund

Provides assistance to ordained, commissioned, and licensed ministers to help defray the cost of continuing education.

Member-in-Discernment Scholarship Fund

Provides financial assistance to persons who are preparing for ordained ministry in and on behalf of the UCC.

Grace Scott Fund

Provides opportunities for funding clergy networking support groups, clergy skill & leadership development, & programs to support seminars related to pastoral care & chaplaincy.