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Financial Assistance Grant Request - EFC-ER Church Assistance

Grant Criteria

EFC-ER has been blessed to provide grants of up to $5,000 (for churches with solo pastors) to $7,500 (for churches with multiple staff) to assist churches’ staff compensation who experienced significant financial impact from the coronavirus. Grants are contingent on the availability of funds. 

 
1. Check "Yes" or "No" to the following grant criteria: *This question is required.
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1. The pastor has visited our denomination’s NAEfinancialhealth.org/efcer and created a sign-up/sign-in account and reviewed the free online training opportunities.
2. The church has chosen a lay leader who has gone to NAEfinancialhealth.org/efcer, created a sign-up/sign-in account and has reviewed the free online training opportunities.
3. The church board has viewed the one-session Bless Your Pastor video (church board or 3+ lay leaders) The church agrees to participate in the Bless Your Pastor program within 12 months of the receiving the grant. (Contact ER or NAE for details)
4. The church has submitted the 2019 statistical report to EFC-ER.
5. The church has received funds from the Payroll Protection Program.
6. The church has submitted a comparative year-to-date financial revenues and expense report comparing the current and previous year to EFC-ER.
7. The church has submitted a current Balance Sheet including the identification of any restricted funds to EFC-ER.
3. Please provide the following contact information.  All information is required.  If not married, in the spouse boxes put the word: no *This question is required.
Space Cell First NameLast NameCell Phone with Area CodeEmail
Pastor
Spouse
Lay Leader
4. Please provide the following church information: *This question is required.
Space Cell Church NameWorship AttendanceAnnual BudgetPhone with Area Code
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5. Please provide the following personal information: *This question is required.
Space Cell Your AgeRetirement Plan BalanceStudent Loan BalanceAnnual Church Salary/Housing
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6. Please provide the following mailing information: *This question is required.
Space Cell NameAddressCity, StateZip
Church
Home
7. Has your church received funds from the Payroll Protection Program?
8. Has the church received funds from the Everence COVID-19 Congregational Relief Fund?