The 2008 annual meeting of Toronto Conference decided that starting in 2010 the Presbytery assessment to the Pastoral Charges would be calculated using Column 16 (total members) & Column 40 (Total Operating Expenses) in The United Church Year Book. Read the explanation of how Presbytery assessments are calculated.
The following grants are available in Toronto Conference. Go to the Forms Directory to access grant applications and administrative forms.
New Ministries Development and Leadership Fund
The Fund was established to reduce some of the financial stresses int the development of new ministries and leadership development. Grants are available to Communities of Faith, Presbyteries, and Toronto Conference. Be sure to take note of the terms of reference and use the applicable grant form.
Toronto Conference Blanket Exercise Grant
Grants of up to $300 are available to planners of Blanket Exercises within Toronto Conference for costs directly related to the event. One grant application per individual event
Toronto Conference Right Relations Grant
Grants of up to $1,000 are being made available to communities of faith within Toronto Conference for the work of right relations with the following criteria: 1. Use of the funds will be consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action and the United Church of Canada’s commitments toward right relations. 2. Though the event/activity may be planned by a single community of faith, the event/activity will be open to other communities of faith and/or the wider community.
Toronto Conference Internship Placement Grant
Communities of faith may apply for funding to be an internship site. Deadline March 31, 2017
Toronto Conference Sabbatical Funding Grant
Local Ministry Units and Ministry Personnel are eligible to make an application for funding to assist during a Minister’s time of sabbatical.