The Fund for the Diaconate performs a vital service by assisting deacons - working, retired, in formation or disabled - who have insufficient funds for their needs.
News & Information
Deacon Tracie: Young deacon concerns.
Deacon Stephen: Seeing God in his ministry.
Deacon Logan: Receiving The Fund's help.
Deacon Robert: Planned Giving for deacons.
This Deacon Video Series features interviews showcasing calls and ministries, plus information on support offered by The Fund and the Association for Episcopal Deacons.
Board Election - Vote now
August 14 - September 28, 2023
The election includes two parts:
All vocational deacons in The Episcopal Church in good standing received a ballot.
Complete details and nominee bios.
Oct. 2, 2023, 7:00 pm ET, via Zoom. Open to all deacons. Details.
History buff? Lover of deacon lore?
Join The Fund's History & Archives Forum. Open to all persons, ordained and lay.
Awards of up to $1,500 offered to deacons to enable them to attend conferences or educational events. Full details.
Join the Fund's Board!
Details and meeting information.
"I am a grateful recipient of a supportive grant from The Fund. My thanks to The Fund for the Diaconate and all that they do. With out them, I do not know what I would have done." - Deacon H., Grant recipient
The Fund for the Diaconate wishes to be of service to any deacon in need in The Episcopal Church, including those whose primary language is one other than English. Learn more: English, French, Spanish.
Advancing the Diaconate
A collaborative campaign to support and improve the lives of Episcopal deacons. Developed by The Fund for the Diaconate and the Association for Episcopal Deacons. Add your support!