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Call For National Clergy Renewal Program Proposals

Applications for the 2015 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs are now available. Applicants may apply using a print application (available to download) or the online application. Deadline is April 15 and decisions will be announced in August. Activities funded by a 2015 grant in the clergy renewal programs may begin anytime in 2016.  

The Request for Proposals for the Lilly Endowment National Clergy Renewal Program outlines eligibility requirements as well as the process for submitting a proposal.

To submit a proposal using the online system, follow the link below to create an account for the congregation. Then, log in to the online system as often as needed in order to complete the proposal. Please note: Applicants will have the best experience with this online system using the following recommended desktop browsers: Internet Explorer 9 or 10, Safari 6 for Mac, Mozilla Firefox (latest version), or Google Chrome (latest version). Applicants may not be able to successfully create applications through this online system when using other browsers or earlier versions of these recommended browsers.

Create an account for your congregation

To submit a proposal using a paper application, download the Clergy Renewal Program application form.


The program offers helpful information, tips and examples for preparing proposals for submission, including  What makes a high-quality proposal? and Grace notes.

For more information: Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs at Christian Theological Seminary 

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