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CCTEF Application Instructions

Welcome to the online grant application process for the Central Conference Theological Education Fund. Application forms and all materials related to the CCTEF grant application process must be submitted through the online application program. Applicants need a valid email address and password to set up an account. Others who participate in preparing the application online will also need a valid email address and password.

The following information is required:

  • Project title.
  • Project budget.
  • List of contributions from other sources.
  • Supporting documentation or narratives that the applicant wishes to provide.
  • Project ID of previous CCTEF awards received.

You will have an opportunity to “Save & Continue” your application and return to it later to complete all questions and upload additional materials.  

Grant applications are not complete until all required information is provided.

For technical issues with your online application, visit our help page  or contact SM Apply directly for assistance.

For questions regarding the CCTEF grant program, contact the Global Theology office at

CLICK HERE to begin the online grant application process.  

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