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Approvals of grant applications received from the Presbyteries, the New Ministry Development & Leadership Fund and the South West Presbytery Urban Forest Fund follow.

Presbytery Grants – Approvals by PTCC to January 30, 2019

Approvals of grant applications received from the Presbyteries in Toronto Conference to December 31, 2018 follow.

2020 – Total Grants: $298,424

2020 – South West Presbytery ($20,685)

Lansing United Church, Grant for Loan Interest Payment in 2019 to TUCC for Church Re-Development Project – $20,685
2020 – Toronto Southeast Presbytery ($257,739)

Knob Hill United Church Funding for an Enhanced Community Youth Basketball Ministry Program at the Church – $9,419
Eglinton-St. George's United Church funding of a three-year project for staffing costs for a marketing and communications lead person for "Project Flourish" – $105,000
Fairlawn Avenue United Church funding for a three-year project for staffing, research costs and marketing to expand the definition of "Congregation" at the Church – $83,320
Toronto Southeast Presbytery funding for a "New Innovative Ministry" program for the United Church Congregations and Ministers to be provided by Toronto United Church Council – $60,000
2020 – Living Waters Presbytery ($20,000)

Living Waters Presbytery funding for a "New Innovative Ministry" program for the United Church Congregations and Ministers to be provided by Toronto United Church Council – $20,000
2020 – Northern Waters Presbytery ($0)


2019 – Total Grants: $1,459,975

2019 – South West Presbytery ($564,144)

Community Ministries: ($274,394)

Davenport – Perth Community Ministry – $134,093
Jane – Finch Community Ministry – $140,301
Other: ($289,750)

Wesley – Mimico United Church – $5,000
Stonegate Community Ecumenical Ministry – $8,000
Roncesvalles United Church, Outreach Programs – $23,000
Sparrow Lake Camp – Share Camp Subsidy – $25,000
Grace Place Outreach Ministry – $20,000
Cummer Avenue UC "Drop In" Program – $15,000
South West Presbytery Funding for Expenses of Filipino Christian Fellowship – $40,000
Lansing United Church, Grant for Loan Interest Payment in 2019 to TUCC for Church Re-Development Project – $4,375
St. John's United Church of Georgetown & Glen Williams Grant for Ev's Kitchen – $525
St. John's United Church of Georgetown & Glen Williams Grant for Lunch at Tuesday "Food for Life" outreach program – $1,170
Runnymede United Church Funding for a Meals Program at the Church – $5,000
Windermere United Church Grant for Stone Soup Network Pilot Project – $25,000
Weston King Neighbourhood Centre for a Satellite Site in the Mount Dennis Area – $57,000
North Bramalea United Church – Funding for "The Journey" – $40,000
Lansing United Church, Grant for Loan Interest Payment in 2019 to TUCC for Church Re-Development Project – $20,685

2019 – Toronto Southeast Presbytery ($667,519)

Massey Centre for Women – $7,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy at U of T, Scarborough Campus – $20,000
Moorelands Community Centre, Children's Programs in Thorncliff Park – $6,000
Toronto Urban Native Ministries – Adoptee's Support Programs – $10,000
Camp Lake Scugog – Operations – $20,000
Toronto Christian Resource Center, Regent Park – $7,780
Anglican United Refugee Alliance (AURA) – $15,000
Bloor Street United Church Grant for Refugee Outreach Programs – $10,000
Regent Park Community Ministry Funding for Staff and Expenses Related to the Community Ministry (Formerly the West Don Ministry) in 2019 – $81,000
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Funding for a Toronto Conference Social Justice Staff Person in 2019 – $60,000
Alpha Korean United Church Funding for North Korean Refugee Ministry – $7,000
Knob Hill United Church Funding for an Enhanced Community Youth Basketball Ministry Program at the Church – $9,719
Kingston Road United Church Funding for Staff to Write Proposals and Fundraising for a Community Hub & Staffing for Community Lunch Program – $24,000
Eglinton-St. George's United Church Funding of a Three-Year Project for Staffing Costs for a Marketing and Communications Lead Person for "Project Flourish" – $110,625
Fairlawn Avenue United Church Funding for a Three-Year Project for Staffing, Research Costs and Marketing to Expand the Definition of "Congregation" at the Church – $100,395
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Funding for a "New Innovative Ministry" Program for the United Church Congregations and Ministers to be Provided by Toronto United Church Council – $54,000
Glebe road United Church Partial Funding of the "Transform Café", a Youth Initiative on Yonge Street north in Toronto – $125,000

2019 – Living Waters Presbytery ($228,312)

Living Waters Presbytery grant in 2019 for "Camp Awesome", and "Youth Ministry" in Shining Waters Region – $70,000
Camp Big Canoe Grant for Operating Expenses and to Send Campers to the Camp – $30,000
Camp Big Canoe Grant to Build a Beach Shelter/Shed at the Camp – $30,000
Five Oaks Centre Grant for Operating Costs & Programs – $5,000
Georgina Island Native Ministry, Pastoral Charge Grant for Funding Operating Expenses – $15,000
Grace United Church, Barrie 2019 Youth Minister's Salary with Shining Waters Region using 50% of the Minister's Time – $58,312
Living Waters Presbytery Funding for a "New Innovative Ministry" Program for the United Church Congregations and Ministers to be Provided by Toronto United Church Council – $20,000

2019 – Northern Waters Presbytery ($0)


2018 – Total Grants: – $3,227,889

2018 – South West Presbytery ($716,567)

Community Ministries: ($177,324)

Davenport – Perth Community Ministry – $81,716
Jane – Finch Community Ministry – $95,608
Other: ($539,243)

Wesley – Mimico United Church – $5,000
Stonegate Community Ecumenical Ministry – $5,000
Roncesvalles United Church, Outreach Programs – $20,000
Sparrow Lake Camp – Operating Expenses – $19,350
Sparrow Lake Camp – Share Camp Subsidy – $25,000
Grace Place Outreach Ministry – $16,000
Cummer Avenue UC "Drop In" Program – $12,000
St. James United Church – Food Basket Program – $3,600
South West Presbytery Funding for Operating Expenses for Good Tree Korean Church – $25,000
South West Presbytery funding for expenses of Filipino Christian Fellowship – $20,000
Jane-Finch Community Ministry, Operating Grant from Presbytery – $20,000
Davenport-Perth Community Ministry, Operating Grant from the Presbytery – $20,000
South West Presbytery, Additional Staffing Costs January – June 2018 – $50,000
Lansing United Church, Grant for Loan Interest Payments for Church Re-Development Project – $17,500
St. John's United Church of Georgetown & Glen Williams Grant For Ev's Kitchen – $500
St. John's United Church of Georgetown & Glen Williams Grant for Lunch at Tuesday "Food for Life" Outreach Program – $1,170
Windermere United Church Grant for Stone Soup Network Pilot Project – $25,000
Weston King Neighbourhood Centre for a Satellite Site in the Mount Dennis Area – $45,000
Davenport-Perth UC Expenses for a Meal Program on Sunday and at Other Times – $5,000
Islington United Church: Community Dinners and Programming & 5-day Inter-Faith Camp for Youth – $40,000
North Bramalea United Church – Funding for "The Journey" – $30,000
South West Presbytery Funding for Continuation of the Youth Ministry in 2018 – $50,000
South West Presbytery – Youth Programming: Leader's Event and Retreat – $24,000
South West Presbytery: Partial Funding of Staff for July 1 to December 31, 2018 – $50,000
South West Presbytery: Share of the 2018 Shortfall of Mission Support for Indigenous Ministries in Toronto Conference – $10,123

2018 – Toronto Southeast Presbytery ($975,112)

Massey Centre for Women – $6,000
Ecumenical Chaplaincy at U of T, Scarborough Campus – $15,000
Moorelands Community Centre, Children's Programs in Thorncliff Park – $6,000
Toronto Urban Native Ministries – Adoptee's Support Programs – $8,000
Camp Lake Scugog – Operations – $15,000
Toronto Christian Resource Center, Regent Park – $3,498
Anglican United Refugee Alliance (AURA) – $15,000
Bloor Street United Church Grant for Refugee Outreach Programs – $10,000
Regent Park Community Ministry Funding for Staff and Expenses Related to the Community Ministry (formerly the West Don Ministry) in 2018 – $104,000
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Funding for a Toronto Conference Social Justice Staff Person – $60,000
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Funding for a New Program Staff Person, "Mission Animator" for Congregational Revitalization and Faith Formation – $125,000
Alpha Korean United Church Funding for North Korean Refugee Ministry – $4,000
Deer Park United Church Funding for Children's Art Club – $5,000
West Hill United Church Phase 1 Consulting Services of Eco-Ethonomics to Explore Social Enterprise Interest in Space at the Church – $7,000
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Consultant's Study of the Church of the Master Site for Repurposing Options as Church Closed in 2017 – $10,500
Christian Jewish Dialogue of Toronto – Partial Funding for a Documentary Film on Poverty in Toronto and Ontario – $25,000
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Funding of the Alan Roxburgh Program (Currents) in Congregations in TSE and SW Presbyteries – $59,000
Bathurst United Church Funding for a Consultant to Study and Report on the Congregation's Long Range Plan to Move to the Mirvish Village Re-Development with a Full-Time Minister – $50,000
Camp Lake Scugog – Funding for Renovations of Camper Washrooms – $20,000
Bathurst United Church Funding for a New Minister's Salary, Additional Hours to go From 1/2 time to 3/4 Time in 2018 – 2019 – $26,000
The Donway Covenant United Church Funding for Phase 1 of a Pastoral Care Program and Spiritual Resources – $8,000
Tamil United Church Mission Funding for Additional 10 Hours Per Week in 2018 for the Minister – $18,000
West Hill United Church Phase 2 Consulting Services of Eco-Ethonomics in 2018 to Explore Social Enterprise Interest in Space at the Church – $11,266
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Portion of the Mission Support Shortfall for Indigenous Ministries in Toronto Conference in 2018 – $10,123
Knob Hill United Church Funding for an Enhanced Community Youth Basketball Ministry Program at the Church – $29,700
Donway Covenant United Church Funding for Phase 2 of a Pastoral Care Program and Spiritual Resources – $16,300
Kingston Road United Church Funding for Staff to Write Proposals and Fundraising for a Community Hub & Staffing for Community Lunch Program – $13,000
Eglinton-St. George's United Church Funding of a Three-Year Project for Staffing Costs for a Marketing and Communications Lead Person for "Project Flourish" – $50,625
Fairlawn Avenue United Church Funding for a Three-Year Project for Staffing, Research Costs and Marketing to Expand the Definition of "Congregation" at the Church – $120,000
Toronto Southeast Presbytery Funding for a "New Innovative Ministry" Program for the United Church Congregations and Ministers to be Provided by Toronto United Church Council – $24,100
Glebe Road United Church Partial Funding of the "Transform Café", a Youth Initiative on Yonge Street north in Toronto – $100,000

2018 – Living Waters Presbytery ($482,060)

Burton Avenue United Church, Barrie, Expenses in 2016 for "Open Hands United" Outreach Ministry in Nicaragua – $98,200
Living Waters Presbytery Grant in 2018 for "Camp Awesome", New Hope UC and Camp Big Canoe – $74,000
Living Waters Presbytery 2018 Budget Expenses – $25,900
Living Waters Presbytery 2018 Community Ministry Staffing in the Presbytery – $71,400
Grace United Church, Barrie 2018 Youth Minister Staffing costs with Presbytery Utilizing 50% of the Minister's Time – $57,263
Living Waters Presbytery Consulting and Other Costs for Workshops & Events for 20 to 40 Year Olds – $10,000
St. James Centennial United Church: Partial Funding for Human Resources to Transform the Church into a Centre for Community a Social Enterprise – $16,909
Living Waters Presbytery Funding for Staff and Consulting Time for Presbytery Gatherings and Events in 2018 – $95,000
Bradford United Church Funding for Capital Improvements at the Church for New Ministries in the Local Arts Community to Enhance and Improve the Performance Space – $33,388

2018 – Northern Waters Presbytery ($1,054,150)

Northern Waters Presbytery Grant for Unfunded Presbytery Budget Expenses in 2018 – $90,013
Westminster United Church, Orangeville, Partial Funding for Capital Project: Renovations of Church Kitchen and Auditorium – $125,000
Dundalk United Church Partial Funding for a Capital project to Provide an Emergency Exit and Kitchen Improvements – $15,000
Annesley United Church Partial Funding for Kitchen Upgrades at the Church – $17,137
Kemble-Sarawak United Church Partial Funding for a Capital Project to Provide a Building Addition with an Elevator, Storage Areas, Accessible Washrooms and Other Costs – $177,000
Wasaga Beach United Church Partial Funding for a New Addition to the Church and Parking Lot Improvements – 6,400 SF Addition with a Fellowship Room, Nursery/Meeting Room, Storage Areas, Accessible Washrooms, Kitchen Improvements and Other Costs – $530,000


2017 – Total PTCC Grants: $2,096,085

2016 – Total PTCC Grants: $1,857,289

2011 – 2015 – Total PTCC Grants: $4,123,172


New Ministry Development & Leadership Fund Grant – Approvals by PTCC to January 30, 2019

Approvals of grant applications received from the New Ministry Development & Leadership Fund (NMD & L Fund) grant review committee in Toronto Conference to December 31, 2018 follow.

2020 Total NMD & L Fund Grants: $404,018

2020 – South West Presbytery ($144,800)

South West Presbytery Mission Le Ministère Protestante Francophone de Toronto, Funding for the Salary and Benefits of the Minister – $35,000
Windermere United Church "Stone Soup Network", an On-line Program is a Media Tool to Enable People to Access Assistance as They Need and/or for Individuals to Offer Skills to Others, for a 3 Year Project – $20,000
Grace United Church, Brampton Expenses Related to a Once a Month Musical Event at the Church – $4,800
Conditional Approvals, Subject to Receipt of a Feasibility & Sustainability Report after 24 Months of Operation:

Islington United Church Expenses Related to a New Youth Led Service at the Church – $60,000
North Bramalea United Church Expenses for "On-Line" Communication of Worship Services and Other Activities to Reach Out to the Community Around the Church – $25,000
2020 – Toronto Southeast Presbytery ($80,000)

Lawrence Park Community Church Funding for a New Ministry for 24 – 45 Year Olds in the Neighbouring Community for a 3 Year Project – $80,000
2020 – Living Waters Presbytery ($135,204)

Living Waters Presbytery "Living Presence Ministry" Project in the East Gwillimbury Community for Salary & Expenses Related to the Existing Pioneer Minister on the Project – $100,000
Conditional Approvals, Subject to Receipt of a Feasibility & Sustainability Report after 24 Months of Operation:

St. James United Church, Parry Sound for Expenses for the Church Transitioning to a Center for Community to Fulfil a New Mission to Support Creativity, Culture, Spirituality and Healthy Relationships with Each Other – $35,204
2020 – Northern Waters Presbytery ($44,014)
Conditional Approvals, Subject to Receipt of a Feasibility & Sustainability Report after 24 Months of Operation:

Tottenham Rich Pastoral Charge, Tottenham – Expenses to Provide Subsidized Mental Health Care in the Form of Counselling and Peer Support Groups – $33,333
Westminster United Church, Orangeville – Expenses for a New Ministry at the Church, Capital Improvements to the Kitchen, and Staffing to Lead a New Community Kitchen Project – $10,681


2019 – Total NMD & L Fund Grants: $496,943

2019 – South West Presbytery ($204,800)

South West Presbytery Mission Le Ministère Protestante Francophone de Toronto, Funding for the Salary and Benefits of the Minister – $35,000
Windermere United Church "Stone Soup Network", an On-line Program is a Media Tool to Enable People to Access Assistance as They Need and/or for Individuals to Offer Skills to Others, for a 3 Year Project – $25,000
Heart Lake United Church "Gospel for the Community" Programme Phase 2, Web Based Media to Encourage the Discussion with Non-Church People About the Gospel in the Brampton Community – $10,000
Grace United Church, Brampton Expenses Related to a Once a Month Musical Event at the Church – $4,800
Good Tree Korean UC Mission 2019 Expenses for the Development of the Church's Mission – $25,000
Filipino Christian Ministry, 2019 Expenses for a Caregivers Support Ministry, a 3 Year Pilot Project with Funding Only for 2019 Approved – $20,000
Conditional Approvals, Subject to Receipt of a Feasibility & Sustainability Report after 12 Months of Operation:

Islington United Church Expenses Related to a New Youth Led Service at the Church – $60,000
North Bramalea United Church Expenses for "On-Line" Communication of Worship Services and Other Activities to Reach Out to the Community Around the Church – $25,000
2019 – Toronto Southeast Presbytery ($0)
2019 – Living Waters Presbytery ($237,310)

Living Waters Presbytery "Living Presence Ministry" Project in the East Gwillimbury Community for Salary & Expenses Related to the Existing Pioneer Minister on the Project – $100,000
Bradford United Church, 2019 Expenses for a Program in the Bradford Arts Centre to Strengthen Youth and Community Through the Arts – $15,539
Grace United Church, Barrie 2019 Expenses for a One Year Pilot Project for a Youth Ministry & Music Program – $50,000
Burton Avenue United Church, Barrie 2019 and 2020 Expenses for a "Parish Nurse Ministry" – $36,916
Conditional Approvals, Subject to Receipt of a Feasibility & Sustainability Report after 12 Months of Operation:

St. James United Church, Parry Sound for Expenses for the Church Transitioning to a Center for Community to Fulfil a New Mission to Support Creativity, Culture, Spirituality and Healthy Relationships with Each Other – $34,855
2019 – Northern Waters Presbytery ($237,310)
Conditional Approvals, Subject to Receipt of a Feasibility & Sustainability Report after 12 Months of Operation:

Tottenham Rich Pastoral Charge, Tottenham – Expenses to Provide Subsidized Mental Health Care in the Form of Counselling and Peer Support Groups – $33,333
Westminster United Church, Orangeville – Expenses for a New Ministry at the Church, Capital Improvements to the Kitchen, and Staffing to Lead a New Community Kitchen Project – $21,500


2018 – Total NMD & L Fund Grants: $661,580

2018 – South West Presbytery ($250,400)

Uganda Martyrs United Church, Funding for Additional Pastoral Care Hours for the Minister – $35,000
South West Presbytery Mission Le Ministère Protestante Francophone de Toronto, Funding for the Salary and Benefits of the Minister – $25,000
Lansing United Church "Collective Kitchen" Project With a Goal for Individuals Participating to Cook One Healthy Meal for Each of Their Family Members for Five Days in a One Day Time Frame – $50,000
Windermere United Church "Stone Soup Network", an On-line Program is a Media Tool to Enable People to Access Assistance as They Need and/or for Individuals to Offer Skills to Others, for a 3 Year Project – $35,000
Heart Lake United Church "Gospel for the Community" Programme Phase 2, Web Based Media to Encourage the Discussion with Non-Church People About the Gospel in the Brampton Community – $8,000
Grace United Church, Brampton Expenses Related to a Once a Month Musical Event at the Church – $2,400
Islington United Church Expenses Related to a New Youth Led Service at the Church – $60,000
North Bramalea United Church Expenses for "On-line" Communication of Worship Services and Other Activities to Reach Out to the Community Around the Church – $35,000
2018 – Toronto Southeast Presbytery ($190,000)

Lawrence Park Community Church Funding for a New Ministry for 24 – 45 Year Olds in the Neighbouring Community for a 3 Year Project – $190,000
2018 – Living Waters Presbytery ($91,236)

Living Waters Presbytery "Leadership Learning Cohort" to Develop And Strengthen Relationships With Colleagues and to Further the Capacity of the Church Leadership Based on a Learning & Sharing Program Based on the USA Model Lilly Foundation (Clergy Learning) – $48,486
St. James United Church, Parry Sound for Expenses for the Church Transitioning to a Center for Community to Fulfil a New Mission to Support Creativity, Culture, Spirituality and Healthy Relationships with Each Other – $42,750
2018 – Northern Waters Presbytery ($129,944)

Tottenham Rich Pastoral Charge, Tottenham – Expenses to Provide Subsidized Mental Health Care in the Form of Counselling and Peer Support Groups – $33,334
Westminster United Church, Orangeville – Expenses for a New Ministry at the Church, Capital Improvements to the Kitchen, and Staffing to Lead a New Community Kitchen Project – $96,610


Urban Forest Ministry Fund (South West Presbytery) Grant – Approvals by PTCC to January 30, 2019

Approvals of grant applications received from the Urban Forest Ministry Fund (South West Presbytery) grant review committee follow.

2019 – Urban Forest Ministry Fund Grants: $20,000

South West Presbytery Mission Le Ministère Protestante Francophone de Toronto, funding for the salary and benefits of the Minister in 2018 – $20,000


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