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Grants & Funding

The links below will take you to summaries of available grants and funding in the Diocese. You’ll see grant guidelines, application checklists and forms, timelines, grant-specific contact details, and frequently asked questions. Make sure you’re applying for the grant that’s appropriate for your needs and situation.

To give your application the best chance of success, follow the instructions carefully.

For general questions or comments about diocesan grants and funding, contact Rebecca Scott, Grants Administrative Assistant.

For questions specifically about Baker Foundation Grants, Carlton Fund Grants or Ferguson Fund Grants, contact the Property Resources department at

For questions specifically about Reach Grants, contact Elizabeth McCaffrey.

Diocesan grants

Baker Foundation Grants

For the building of or additions to Sunday Schools.

Carleton Fund Grants

For repairs or renovations to rectories occupied by clergy.

Cast & Learn Grants

To imagine how we can be innovative in finding new ways of being Church.

Ferguson Grants

For the construction, purchase, alteration or renovation of a buildings for use as a home for the aged.

Ministry Allocation Fund (MAF) Grants

For real estate purposes.

Ministry Allocation Fund (MAF) Grants

For congregational growth.

Ministry Allocation Fund (MAF) Grants

For new and innovative forms of ministry.

Reach Grants

Missional and attractional church grants up to $5,000.

Stretch Grants

For bridging from a missional Reach Grant to longer-term funding.

York Rectors Fund

For rectors within certain geographic boundaries to fund special projects.

Area Grants

Grants given through the four Area Councils.

More funding opportunities

Anglican Foundation of Canada

The Anglican Foundation of Canada distributes grants and loans to causes that are new or for which funds are not easily accessed or financed. Programs supported by the Foundation can include building projects, accessibility upgrades, creative arts programs, theological student bursaries, camps, Indigenous prayer and peace circles, and much more.

Find out how to apply for an Anglican Foundation grant.


Bishop’s Company Fund

The Bishop’s Company Fund provides discretionary funds for the bishops so that they might come to the aid of clergy and their families with emergency needs.


The Most Reverend Frederick James Hiltz Scholarship Fund

Due to the ongoing conflict in the Holy Land, this fund is not accepting applications in 2024. Please join us in praying for peace in the land of the Holy One.

The Most Reverend Frederick James Hiltz Scholarship Fund provides funding annually across the Anglican Church of Canada to active clergy, members of religious orders, postulants and laity, including Diocesan Centre and parish staff, to attend courses at St. George’s College in Jerusalem. You’ll need to apply through the Diocese, not directly to the fund.

“I have returned from my pilgrimage as a changed person. I cannot pinpoint the change; however, I can say that I am more emotional in my faith, as if the words have leaped from the pages with life and deeper significance. The pilgrimage has given me an immeasurable improvement in my understanding and appreciation of scripture and the places of Jesus’ ministry.”  2023 scholarship recipient



Active clergy in the Diocese of Toronto, as well as some diocesan lay staff, may be eligible for Professional Development Grants (diocesan), Discretionary Medical and Dental Grants (diocesan), Sabbatical Grants (National Church), and Moving Expenses.