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How to Apply

for the intersections kolvenbach grants program

Application Procedures:

1.  Applications will be accepted twice a year: at the end of January and the end of June.

2.  Applications should be roughly 2-3 pages in length and should include the following:

  • Explain the connections between your trip or retreat and your
    proposal.  Was there a particular conversation, speaker, event,
    or experience that led to your proposal?
  • Describe your proposed plan: what is it that you intend to do?
    What is your projected time line? How does your proposal relate
    to your current work? If your proposal involves a spiritual
    retreat, explain why you want to do it and what you hope to
    get out of it.
  • For proposals that involve collaboration with others, identify your
    collaborators, briefly describe conversations that you've
    had with them, and explain the nature and duration of the

3.  Grant recipients agree to provide Intersections with a short write-up about their project
     or activity once completed, for use on our website.

4.  Please email applications and all related material to Burt Howell, Director, Intersections at

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