Guidelines:

  1. To assist needs that are out of the pockets of clergy
  2. Examples are:
    • travel assistance
    • alleviate financial strain with a move
    • assist with significant unexpected expenses during hospital stays
    • assist with significant unexpected expense due to a serious illness
  3. Active or retired ministry personnel must reside within the geographical boundaries of First Dawn Eastern Edge Regional Council to access this fund
  4. The yearly limit for an individual to access the fund is $2,500.00 (two thousand, five hundred dollars).
  5. In exceptional circumstances the yearly limit could be exceeded with approval of the Regional Council Executive.
  6. Confidentiality is to be maintained.