The United Diocese of Down And Dromore


Priorities Fund – application deadline is end of October

Priorities Fund – application deadline is end of October

Friday 05 October 2018

A reminder that the closing date for completed Priorities Fund applications is Monday, 31 October 2018.

The fund provides resources for growth within the Church of Ireland and the wider community and has benefited hundreds of projects over the years. Contributions to the fund come directly from parishes and since its establishment in 1980 over €17 million (£14 million) has been distributed in grants. Four categories are currently supported by the fund:

  • Training – lay and ordained 
  • Christian education
  • Outreach initiatives
  • Innovative ministry in a rural context

Application forms for grants to parishes or organisations within the Church are available from the Administrator, Clare McEnaney:

Email: priorities@ireland.anglican.orgtel: 00 353 (0) 1 412 5607, or write to: Priorities Fund OfficeChurch of Ireland HouseChurch AvenueRathminesDublin 6D06 CF47  

Please note that the fund is not open to applications from individuals. 

Forms can also be downloaded from 


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