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Barnes Evaluation and Administration Team

In August of 2020, the North Georgia Annual Conference approved a new committee with an important task: to distribute funds from the sale of closed church property in an equitable, accountable manner to fund ministry initiatives across all eight districts. Today that committee has a robust process in place for granting funds. Learn about the 2022 process in the video above. 

 Grant Application Submission Deadlines for 2022

February 1, May 1 and September 1

How to Apply for a BEAT Grant:

Churches and Districts:

  1. Discuss your idea with your District Superintendent 
  2. Download and complete this Grant Application for Churches and Districts.
  3. Submit your application and associated documents to your District Strategic Growth Team for review.  Please check with your District for meeting and submission dates. 
  4. If approved, the DSGT chair will submit the application to BEAT. All documents required in the application plus a letter of recommendation from the DSGT and the District Superintendent must be submitted in one email for the application to be considered complete.
  5. The BEAT Prescreen Team will review your application and request any additional or clarifying information if necessary.
  6. The BEAT Team has 60 days to review applications and make grant decisions.  You will be notified of the decision via email.

Conference Boards and Agencies:

  1. Download and complete the Grant Application for Boards and Agencies.
  2. Email your completed application to the Connectional Ministries Team (click here to submit) for review 30 DAYS prior to the submission deadline.  For example, grants for the September 1 window need to be submitted by August 1). 
  3. If approved, the Connectional Ministries Team will submit the application to BEAT.  
  4. The BEAT Prescreen Team will review your application and request any additional or clarifying information, if necessary.
  5. The BEAT Team has 60 days to review applications and make grant decisions.  You will be notified of the decision via email.