Preserving Black Churches Grant Information


Dear Zionites,


The Church Growth and Development Department of the A.M.E. Zion Church under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Eleazar Merriweather, Executive Director, invites you to submit your Letter of Intent for a free review by experienced grant writers by emailing PBC@amezion.org. Deadline for free review is September 1st, 2022 @5PM EST.

Grace and peace to you from God our Father, through our Lord and Savior Jesus, the Christ! As you may be aware, God has afforded us a wonderful opportunity to apply for a grant of $50,000 to $200,000 through the National Trust for Historic Preservation for "Preserving Black Churches.”Please note, that a Letter of Intent must be submitted online by September 2, 2022. In addition, the Department of Church Growth & Development in collaboration with other departments hosted a virtual “Preserving Black Churches” grant information session on August 22, 2022, 8:00 p.m. EST. Grant Writers were available to provide helpful tips and answer some questions on the grant process. Scroll down to view the video OnDemand.


Please click on the Website Link, Video Information Session Link, and read the attachments for additional information. Also, I have enclosed the Website and Video Links in the body of the email. If you have any questions, please free to call 616.308.7952. 1. Website Link: https://savingplaces.org/black-churches?utm_medium=email&utm_source=general&utm_campaign=aachaf#.Yu0zhfcpDDu 2. Video Information Session Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-NPjKATCDM&t=1579s 3. Attachment: Webinar Information Presentation Written copy--Held August 10, 2022 4. Attachment: Frequently asked Questions 5. Attachment: Eligibility Question List 6. Attachment: Application Questions List (Note Items 6 & 7 are the same questions) 7. Attachment: Application (Form itself) Yours in Christ, Rev. Dr. Eleazar Merriweather

Church Growth & Development, Executive Director

A.M.E. Zion Church Office: 704-631-2172 Cell: 616-308-7952