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Transformation Fund

This fund provides grants for missional initiatives or significantly developing projects that will transform lives across Greater Lincolnshire. There are two levels of grants: Tier 1 (max £500), and Tier 2 (£501 – max £20,000). Applications can come from churches, parishes, benefices, deaneries or church-affiliated and ecumenical groups connected to the diocese.

The fund supports missional projects, in line with diocesan priority areas:

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Priority will be given to projects which align with the Anglican Communion’s Five Marks of Mission and :

The Transformation Fund application process is also a gateway to additional missional trust funds.  Their charitable objectives cover the area of the Diocese of Lincoln and are focussed on:

Tier 1 and 2 applications will:

NB the Transformation Fund does not fund building projects or repairs.

Tier 1 Grants

Tier 1 grants cover up to £500

This tier is designed to help churches quickly progress their ideas. Applications can be submitted at any time of the year to:

Application Form

Tier 1 Information Booklet 

Tier 2 Grants

Tier 2 grants cover from £501 to a maximum of £20,000 within any one year.

If you are planning a Tier 2 application, contact the Transformation Fund Officer early in your thinking.  Continuation funding on a sliding scale into future years (max 3 years) can be considered. The application requires prayerful consideration and significant preparation.

Application Form

Tier 2 Information Booklet

Theological Resources

The closing dates for 2024 applications are:

10th March for panel meeting on 20th March 2024

4th June for panel meeting on 18th June 2024

10th September for panel meeting on 24th September 2024

28th November for panel meeting on 12th December 2024