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Volunteer in Mission Grants

Posted: June 21 2022 at 07:10 PM
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New grants through United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) provide financial support for Northern Illinois Conference (NIC) districts and local churches with a passion and plan for organizing, funding and leading youth and/or adult Mission Journey teams.

Teams supported by this grant must register with the UMVIM North Central Jurisdiction Coordinator and have medical/accident insurance coverage. In addition, teams must include a trained UMVIM Team Leader who has completed conference-approved training within the past three years.

Grant funds of up to $1,000 per team can help cover expenses for UMVIM Team Leader Training, insurance, and Safe Sanctuary Training.

Learn more and apply at

Important Grant Deadlines

Summer/Fall 2022 UMVIM Mission Journeys:
Grant Applications received from April 11 through July 1, 2022

Winter 2022 through Spring 2023 UMVIM Mission Journeys:
Grant Applications received through Sept. 1, 2022

Summer/Fall 2023 UMVIM Mission Journeys: 
Grant Applications received through March 1, 2023

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