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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, Fluid Review.  

You will need a valid email address and password to set up an account, where you will manage your application materials.  

You may invite others to assist with the completion of the application process. They will also need a valid email address and password.

Please have the following details available when completing the online application:

  • Project Title
  • Project budget
  • List of contributions from other sources
  • Any supporting documentation or narratives that you would like included with your application (can be uploaded as a separate file).
  • Project ID of previous CCTEF grants

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

You will not be able to [Submit your Application] until all required questions have been answered, and all materials have been uploaded.  Your Fluid Review dashboard will alert you of missing data and materials.  Your application is not complete until all task items have been marked [COMPLETE] in the application portal.

Please CLICK HERE to begin the online grant application process.  

Questions regarding the online application process?

For technical issues with your Fluid Review login or online application, visit Fluid Review online at, or contact Fluid Review directly at for assistance.

For questions regarding CCTEF and the application questions, contact GBHEM at

2017-2020 Membership of the Central Conference Theological Education Commission

Africa Central Conference

  • Rev. Moises Bernardo Jungo
  • Rev. Alcides Jacinto Arez Martins
  • Bishop Joaquina Filipe Nhanala
  • Rev. Tsitsi Madziyire Chigwizura

Congo Central Conference

  • Bishop Daniel Lunge Onashuyaka
  • Rev. Rde Katchiko Furaha Esther
  • Rev. Clement Chijka Kongolo
  • Rev. Mbumba Kaiva Faustin

Europe Central Conferences

  • Bishop Patrick Streiff
  • Rev. Dr. Sergei Nikolaev
  • Rev. Irene Kraft
  • Rev. Thomas Risager

Phillipines Central Conference

  • Bishop Peter Torio
  • Rev. Roberto Ladia
  • Rev. Connie Mella
  • TBD

West Africa Central Conference

  • Dr. Yed Angoran
  • Rev. Yatta Young
  • Rev. John Pena Auta
  • Bishop John K. Yambasu

General Board of Global Ministries    

  • Bishop Sudarshana Devadhar
  • TBD

General Board of Higher Education and Ministry

  • Dr. Douglass Lewis
  • Dr. Amos Nascimento


  • Rev. Greg Bergquist
  • Rev. Shannon Conklin-Miller