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“The bush was blazing, yet it was not consumed.” Exod. 3:2

How to establish a new SDOP committee

How to establish a new SDOP Committee

  • Minimum five members
  • Majority racial ethnic
  • Majority Presbyterian denomination
  • Chair must be Presbyterian
  • No waiver available
  • Either a mid council staff person must meet with the committee or  the chair must be a clergy person.

Workshop (every three years)

  • New committees must have a workshop to be certified.
  • The majority of the members must attend the workshop for it to be valid.

Certification cycle (two years)

  •  The Certification Application needs to be fully completed and readable.
  • The certified committee will receive a letter informing them of the amount available to fund projects for the current year.
  • The committee does not need to resubmit the application for the second year of the certification cycle. A letter will be sent with the amount available to fund projects for that second year.
  • For the next certification cycle the committee will receive a letter informing the date to submit a new Certification Application.

Payment

Send to the Louisville office for each funded project:

  • Project Evaluation form
  • Request for Payment form

Deadline: no later than December 31 (every year); preferably by December 15

 

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