The Western North Carolina Conference Leadership Development Team supports the growth and evolution of WNC Clergy and Lay Ministry Professionals by securing a variety of outstanding programs and offering funding for individual opportunities.  Please look through the offerings identified below and follow the included instructions for requesting funding.   


Leadership Development Scholarships for Individuals

Scholarships are available to clergy and lay ministry professionals who have completed a qualifying Leadership Development program, to support the furtherance of goals established during the program...

WNCC Leadership Development Provider Grant Application

WNCC seeks to under-gird the leadership development of its Clergy and Lay Professionals by securing outstanding, affordable programs. Providers may apply for a grant enabling programs to be offered at a lesser cost...

Grant Evaluation

This form is for providers who have received a grant from the WNCC Leadership Development Team. Please submit evaluation form within 30 days of completion of the program...

The Conference Council on Finance and Administration has adopted a policy, endorsed by Bishop Leeland and the WNCC Cabinet, that a church requesting a grant from the Conference, District and even General Church agency, must be progressing toward 100% payment of all 2020 apportionments.  This applies toward churches and clergy.  If your church doesn’t meet this qualification, a grant application should not be submitted.  We are endeavoring to work with churches that are striving to meet apportionment payment goals and will consider requests on a case by case basis.

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