Priorities Fund Open for Applications


The Church of Ireland Priorities Fund is now open for applications. The fund provides resources for growth within the Church of Ireland and the wider community.

Contributions to the fund come directly from Church of Ireland parishes and since its establishment in 1980, over 17 million (14 million) has been distributed in grants. Seven categories are currently supported by the fund: Ministry; Retirement; Education; Community; Areas of need; Outreach initiatives; and Innovative ministry in a rural context.

Application forms for grants to parishes or organisations within the Church of Ireland are now available. Please note that the fund is not open to applications from individuals. Forms can be downloaded at and are also available by contacting Mrs Sylvia Simpson, Priorities Fund Office, Church of Ireland House, Church Avenue, Rathmines, Dublin 6, D06 CF47. Tel: 00 353 1 4125 607. Email:

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is Monday 31st October 2016.