Conant Grant awardees named

May 27, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] A total of $106,360.08 has been allocated through the Conant Grants for the year June 1 to May 31, 2015.

Conant Grants funds are provided for the improvement of seminary-based theological education. The grants are directed for the support of research, writing and course development undertaken by faculty members at the recognized Episcopal seminaries in the United States.

The following grants were approved:

The Rev. Dr. William Brosend of Sewanee: The University of the South, $6300
Cynthia Crysdale of Sewanee: The University of the South, $4912
The Rev. Dr. Jason Fout of Bexley Seabury, $6734.50
The Rev. Dr. David Gortner of Virginia Theological Seminary, $15,000
The Rev. Dr. Ruthanna Hooke of Virginia Theological Seminary, $14,615
Dr. Elisabeth Kimball of Virginia Theological Seminary, $5192.40
The Rev. Dr. William Roberts of Virginia Theological Seminary, $14,412
John Solomon of Sewanee: The University of the South, $2998
The Rev. Dr. Susanna Singer of Church Divinity School of the Pacific, $14,338
The Rev. Dr. Allison St. Louis of Virginia Theological Seminary, $14,258.18
The Rev. Dr. John Yieh of Virginia Theological Seminary, $7600

The next cycle of grants will be awarded in 2015.

The funds are derived from a trust fund established by William S. and Mary M. Conant in 1953.  Applications are reviewed by members of the Standing Commission for Ministry Development.

For more information contact Samuel McDonald, Episcopal Church Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating Officer, smcdonald@episcopalchurch.org.

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