Southeastern Jurisdiction
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
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Renfro Trust Fund


The Renfro Trust Fund awards annual "bricks-and-mortar" grants to small rural United Methodist congregations in the Southeastern Jurisdiction.

Renfro Trust Funds are available for award with a deadline for application determined by the Annual Conference of the church which is submitting the grant application. Please check with your Annual Conference (see contact information below) to determine your respective deadline for application (typically in mid- to late summer). Please note: Applications will only be accepted when submitted through the Conference Secretary for Global Ministries of the Conference in which you are located.
For the Renfro Trust Guidelines, click here. The Renfro Trust Fund Application has recently been updated, and a printable version for filing is available hereGuidelines must be followed completely for applications to be considered.
Contact your Annual Conference contact (list below) for forms and guidelines specific to your Annual Conference.
Contact for each Annual Conference:
Alabama-West Florida        Katy Wrona,
                                       Celeste Eubanks,
Florida                             Icel Rodriguez,
                                      Clarke Campbell-Evans,
Holston                            Mike Sluder,
Kentucky                          Gary Baker,
Mississippi                        Vickie White,
North Alabama                  Adlene Kufarimai,
North Carolina                   Bill Haddock,
North Georgia                   Scott Parrish,
                                       Scott Parrish,
                                       AnnaKate Rawles,
Red Bird Missionary           Jim Savage,
South Carolina                  Millie Nelson,
South Georgia                   Kelly Roberson,
                                        Garth Barton,
Tennessee-Western KY       Rhonda Crawford,
Virginia                            Seungsoo "RJ" Jun,
Western North Carolina     Caroline Wood,
                                      Brian Mateer,
Additional questions about the application form, award process, or the Renfro Trust Fund may be directed to:
Jim Keech, Renfro Trust Grant Coordinator, Global Ministries Mission Advocate in the Southeast Jurisdiction