Trinity Grants

The Grants and Mission Investing (GMI) team at Trinity Church Wall Street uses the tools of philanthropy to advance Trinity’s mission goals.

Starting in 2016, Trinity Church Wall Street has engaged in a strategic visioning process to clarify and articulate our core values and strategic mission priorities. As a result of this process, Trinity’s grantmaking program has been reorganized to align with the church’s mission goals of neighborhood, leadership, and capacity. 

Emerging from Trinity’s mission priorities, grantmaking in 2019 and beyond will be focused in four strategic initiatives, guided by the GMI team. These four strategic initiatives are:

  • Racial Justice (Neighborhood)
  • Housing and Homelessness (Neighborhood)
  • Leadership Development (Leadership)
  • Mission Real Estate Development (Capacity)

From January 16 through February 11, 2019 GMI will accept letters of inquiry (LOIs) for projects in the areas of Racial Justice and Mission Real Estate Development. Please take the time to read through the program descriptions of these initiatives to determine if your project aligns with the stated priorities.

After reviewing the initiative priorities, grant seekers must complete the initial steps of the application process via our grantee portal, no later than February 11, 2019.  For inquiries after February 11, 2019, another application cycle will be open starting May 13 through June 14, 2019. 

Detailed instructions on how to apply are provided within the online portal. We recommend that grant seekers review our Frequently Asked Questions, before starting the application process.

Please note that while we are not accepting applications for Housing and Homelessness or Leadership Development at this time, we anticipate opening the application process for these initiatives this spring and encourage you to check our website for updates.

Please contact us at, should you have any questions about our program areas or grantmaking process.

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