Applications are now accepted for Conant Grants from the Episcopal Church for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Conant Grant funds are provided for the improvement of seminary-based theological education. Specifically, the grants are directed for the support of research, writing and course development undertaken by faculty members at the recognized Episcopal seminaries in the United States.
Information, instructions, and application are available here.
Deadline for submitting an application is Friday, February 10. Grant recipients will be announced in March.
The funds are derived from a trust fund established by William S. and Mary M. Conant in 1953.
For more information and to submit an application, contact Ann Hercules, Associate for Mission Beyond the Church and Grants.
Applications will be reviewed by the Conant Committee: Bishop Brian Thom of Idaho, chair; Episcopal Church Chief Financial Officer Kurt Barnes; the Rev. Ann Kitsch, Canon for Ministry Formation and Transitions, Bethlehem; Executive Council Members Canon Dr. Steven Nishibayashi of Los Angeles and Bishop Dabney Smith of Southwestern Florida.