Frequently Asked Questions
From Evangelical Organizations
Our goal is to make the application and grant administration as efficent and effective as possible — for you and the Trust. If the following questions do not address your concern please call us at at 610-384-2666, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, EST, Monday through Friday.

Is my organization/project eligible for a grant?

Review our Mission Statement, General Grant Requirements, General Grant Restrictions and Trinitarian Evangelical Distribution Guidelines to determine your eligibility. In general, the organization must exist for a religious purpose and the grant would impact the Savannah, GA or Coatesville, PA area


When are applications due?

There are two Trinitarian Evangelical grant cycles in a year — with application deadlines on April 1 and October 1.

How do I submit an application?

All applications must be submitted online. Be sure to select the correct organization type — Evangelical.

Although it is not required, organizations interested in submitting an applications may call and discuss their project with the Trust’s staff. at 610-384-2666, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM, EST, Monday through Friday.


What will be required in the application?

Online applications will require you to submit a summary of the organization, a description of the project, and the following attachments in a pdf format:
  • IRS tax-exempt letter
  • Statement that there has been no change in purpose, character or method of operation since the Agency’s IRS tax ruling was issued
  • Statement of Christian ministry faith-based initiatives
  • Current by-laws
  • Current board of directors list (with professional affiliation)
  • Most recent independent financial audit
  • List of public/private funding sources for your organization during the past fiscal year
  • Current semi-annual or annual report
  • Examples of published media reviews
  • Strategic plan for your organization
  • Organizational flow chart
  • Overall operating budget for current fiscal year

Can I make changes to my application?

Once an application is submitted, it can no longer be edited by the applicant. Significant omissions or errors should be communicated to the Trust’s staff. at 610-384-2666, between the hours of 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM, EST, Monday through Friday.

Changes to contact information can be made from the account page.


How will I know the status of my application?

Decisions on evangelical grants are made in late May and early November. You will be notified by email. You can always log in to your account to check the status, too.

What happens once my application is approved?

You will be notified by email to log in to your account to review and accept the Grant Agreement.

11 months after receiving your grant check, you will be reminded to login to your account and submit a Final Report.


What if my application is denied?

We can not approve funding for all applications — even when they fall within our guidelines. You may reapply the next calendar year.
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