World Day of Prayer

Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk


The National Committee of World Day of Prayer, England, Wales & N Ireland awards a number of grants every year towards projects run by Christian Charities throughout the world. If you feel that your Organisation falls within this remit please contact the WDP Office, Commercial Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 2RR or email: for a project grant application form.


Grants Allocated in 2018

Completed forms must be received by 1st August each year. Applicants are notified later in the year of the outcome of their application.


Core Grants
The charities receiving the core grants spend the money as they wish.
28 Too Many – ongoing work£5,000
The Project Grants
The money allocated to these charities is for specific projects.
Feed the Minds - Helping to tackle unemployment by training young people to establish small businesses£5,000
Bible Society - Partnering with local churches to run Trauma Healing sessions in Suriname£4,000
Seed International Fund Trust (SIFT) - Individual programmes of therapy, education and vocational training for young women previously involved in the sex trade£2,000
Embrace the Middle East - Projects to help vulnerable and marginalised people£3,000
USPG India - Projects to reduce poverty and debt slavery in Dalit and Adivasi communities£2,500
The Leprosy Mission - Supporting disabled children in Myanmar£3,000
PartnerAid International - Skills development for poor women and children, in the Punjab region of Pakistan£2,500
Wycliffe Bible - Translating Old Testament into Kanu, for the people in the Philippines£5,000
Quakers - Empower 100 women in Burundi, to address inequalities and violence£3,000
All We Can - Help 1,027 disadvantaged people, in Cameroon, to develop small businesses£2,000
Quakers Congo - Women set up small businesses eg. weaving, agriculture, breeding goats and chickens£1,150
The Project Grants
The money allocated to these charities is for specific projects.
Evangelical Church Guinea- Bissau - Create a well£2,500
Christian solidarity in Nigeria - Five vocational skill days, training women to make souvenir bags and detergents to sell£2,000
Global Care - Support Primary School teacher training in South Sudan£3,000
Christian Blind Mission - Treat women in Tanzania affected by obstetric fistula£5,000
Quakers – Tanzania - Set up a baby unit, especially for premature babies£4,000
Emmanuel Int. Uganda - Provide education in menstrual hygiene management, enabling 4,200 girls to attend school£4,000
Mission 4 Water - Provide one borehole for a primary school and another for the community, in Uganda£2,500
Mission without Borders - Provide support and Christian Input for female prisoners in Romania£2,000
Green Christian - Print, publicise and distribute ‘Plenty’ – a discussion guide, celebrating God’s Creation£2,000
Burslem Methodist Mission - For mothers and children, in Stoke on Trent, to attend sessions on Attachment Parenting£3,250
Hope UK - Train one volunteer, in equipping young people to make drug-free choices£1,200
Haven Day Centre - Reintroduce learning and development modules, for 5 people to learn new life skills£1,000
International Donations
World Day of Prayer European Committee£500
World Day of Prayer International Committee£11,471
WDP National Committee of Suriname - Writing country for 2018£10,000
WDP Workshop, Albania£5,000
Other Donations
Royal National Institute for the Blind RNIB - Producing the service in Braille£4,000
WDP Welsh Committee£7,500
Grants Allocated by the Committee for Welsh Speaking Churches
Sunday School Council£1,100
Cymdeithas Y Cymod (Reconciliation Society)£750
North Wales Society for the Blind£400
Cristion (Interdenominational Magazine)£500
Y Tyst (Union of Welsh Independents Newspaper)£400
Cytun (Churches Together in Wales)£500
Stori’r Nadolig (Christmas Story)£250
Y Gwyliedydd (Methodist Bi-Monthly Magazine)£1,500
Capel Cana A Bancyfelin£250
Llyfrau Llafar Cymru (Wales Talking Books)£1,000
Cyfundeb Annibynwyr Gorllewin Caerfyrddin (Union of Welsh Independents Congregational Churches)£900
Cell Caerdydd – Cymdeithas Y Cymon (Fellowship of Reconciliation in Wales)£190
Gwasg Ilston Seren Cymru (Baptist Newspaper)£400