• Purpose of the benevolence fund

    + Help those who are going through serious financial crisis

    + Intended to be temporary in nature and used only as a last resort after obtaining help from family, friends, and personal savings

    + Approvable disbursements include (but are not limited to): housing, food, clothing, funeral expenses, professional counseling, and necessary medical treatment and medications

    + Administered by the Benevolence Team, in accordance with the Grace Benevolence Fund Policy

  • Policy highlights

    + Disbursements are made directly to third-party agencies such as utility companies, landlords, etc. (cash is never be given out from the fund) with annual limits per family

    + Small amounts may be given out in the form of gas cards, bus passes or grocery gift certificates

    + Other support (financial, career counseling, etc.) is also offered at Grace or via referral, as needed

  • Application process

    + Follow instructions carefully and complete a Benevolence Fund Request (below)

    + Drop completed form at church office, or scan & email to the Benevolence Team (below)