Church Life Team
Funding Request Process
Purpose: The Church Life Team will offer financial assistance and/or guidance to churches seeking to strengthen their ministry by investing in administerial tools or equipment, ministerial training or counseling, or administrative training or counseling as deemed appropriate and necessary by the pastor and or Deacon Body.
Eligibility: In order to be considered for any assistance, the requesting church must be in good standing. This means that the church is an active, contributing member of NRBA and has completed the ACP (Annual Church Profile).
Request Info: In order to process your request, we will need the Life Financial Assistance Form completed. It must include a short description of how the fulfillment of the request will strengthen your church while complying with the purpose of this program.
Priority: Requests are processed on a first come/first serve basis. However, if multiple requests are received during the process, priority will be established by the DOM and /or Church Life Team. All requests for assistance shall be made and approved prior to expenditure. Funds are limited and available according to the fiscal budget.
Accountability: In order to demonstrate to the association that funds are being used appropriately and as intended, a church requesting assistance must complete the Follow-up Form that will be sent with any funding that is provided. No additional requests from that church will be considered until the follow-up information is received.