The United Methodist Foundation of West Ohio has been awarded $6500 from the Clergy Financial Well-Being Initiative to provide support to West Ohio clergy to participate in two upcoming events. The funds will provide up to eight Clergy Financial Well Being Fellowships.

These fellowships include:

  • A $500 stipend to Fellows who complete the Saving Grace Clergy Cohort, online, July 10-Sept 10, 2023.
  • Free registration and one night of housing for the two-day Generosity Summit Sept. 11-12 at Deer Creek State Park.

To apply, you must hold a current appointment in a local United Methodist Church in West Ohio and show how you have experienced one of the following: 1) a significant negative impact, either personally or financially, from the pandemic or other major life event since 2020; and/or 2) lack of access to personal financial literacy education. Eligible clergy may apply by completing an online application including an eligibility questionnaire. All completed applications must be received by June 23, 2023. For more information, contact Susan Black at