Please note that the deadline to submit an interest form with letter of intent has been extended
to May 1, 2020.


Thank you for your interest in Lilly Endowment’s Thriving Congregations Initiative. Once you have reviewed the Request for Proposals, please complete the form below and upload a one-page letter of intent. The letter should briefly describe your organization, its mission and the nature of your interest in applying for a grant.

Eligible organizations are asked to submit an interest form with their letter of intent no later than 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, May 1, 2020.

Please email any questions to

Interest Form

  • Accepted file types: pdf.