The Fund for the Diaconate
The Fund for the Diaconate is an independent nonprofit organization which performs a vital service by assisting deacons - working, retired, in formation or disabled - who have insufficient funds for their needs. It is administered by a Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
Grants and Fellowships
Leaving your Legacy with The Fund enables your gift to help deacons and those in formation, now and in the future.
Episcopal Deaconesses were faith-filled women and the early pioneers of servant ministry. Being "set apart" as a deaconess was one of the few ways women could serve the Church in the years before the ordination of women.