Ministry Grants

Your community is ready. The world is waiting. Dream, vision, plan and apply!

The Reynolds Ministry Fund offers funding to ministries that demonstrate ability and intention to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

Application Guidelines

The faithfulness and generosity of Royce and Jane Reynolds of Greensboro has, for many years, supported disciple-making initiatives on an extraordinary level. Our gratitude for Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds cannot be overstated. We continue to be inspired by their commitment to evangelism.

For more information about grants from the Reynolds Ministry Fund, please carefully review the application guidelines.

"If I can pay for things that nurture the Church, I am blessed. Other people can do other things. This is what I do."

- Royce Reynolds

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you Measure Success?

Yes! Success is measured in expansion of God’s reign and in the transformation of individual lives, beginning with making a commitment to Jesus Christ. If you receive a grant from the Reynolds Ministries Fund, we will ask that you measure your success and report back to us. We believe that accountability is central to our faith journey. In addition, we love to hear the stories of success and to know how lives are being impacted and transformed!

Who can we thank for this?

The faithfulness and generosity of Royce and Jane Reynolds of Greensboro, North Carolina has, for many years, supported disciple-making initiatives on an extraordinary level. Our gratitude for Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds cannot be overstated. We continue to be inspired by their commitment to evangelism.

 The United Methodist Foundation of Western North Carolina is privileged to be in partnership with so many disciple-making ministries.

We look forward to partnering with you in the most important call of making disciples for Christ. For questions, please contact the Director of Reynolds Ministries & Programs, Caroline Cox.

The UMF Ministry Fund supports the mission and ministry of The Western North Carolina Conference.

The United Methodist Foundation is fortunate to have received a number of undesignated bequests through the years that have enabled us to create the UMF Ministry Fund. This fund was created to financially support ministries that help The Western North Carolina Conference of The United Methodist Church fulfill its mission.

Distributions from the UMF Ministry Fund are directed by the Foundation’s board of directors.