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 Wendy Pearson, Property Resources Specialist, at 416-363-6021, ext. 245 (1-800-668-8932).
For questions specifically about Reach Grants, contact Elizabeth McCaffrey.
For the building of or additions to Sunday Schools.
For repairs or renovations to rectories occupied by clergy.
For the construction, purchase, alteration or renovation of a buildings for use as a home for the aged.
For real estate purposes.
For congregational growth.
For new and innovative forms of ministry.
Missional and attractional church grants up to $5,000.
For bridging from a missional Reach Grant to longer-term funding.
For rectors within certain geographic boundaries to fund special projects.
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. (You’ll need to apply through the Diocese, not directly to the foundation).
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
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.
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) and Sabbatical Grants (National Church).