Toronto United Church Council provides loans to United Church communities of faith for:
- New construction
- Major repairs and renovations
- Accessibility retrofits
- Energy efficiency upgrades
- Property acquisition
* Toronto Southeast Presbytery Major Capital Fund: Communities of faith associated with the former Toronto Southeast Presbytery on September 19th, 2017 may be eligible for grant funding to enable them to engage in urgent capital work when regular loan arrangements are not affordable. Grant funding may also be available for the staffing and start-up costs of new ministry initiatives.
Lansing United Church (LUC) would highly recommend Toronto United Church Council (TUCC) to help with your financing requirements when undertaking a church redevelopment project. TUCC helped LUC every step of the way with financing our major redevelopment project starting with bridge financing for letters of credit with the City of Toronto, to providing LUC with an energy loan for the renovation portion of the church construction and finishing with mortgage financing once the project was complete. They really understood our needs during our development and construction phases.
– Bruce Hemming, LUC Treasurer
Financing your Project
STEP 1 – Review Council’s loan information brochure which describes the type of loans available and shares endorsements from previous borrowers. Additional and more detailed information is available in Council’s loan policy.
STEP 2 – Check other sources of funding within the United Church and elsewhere. Former Toronto Southeast Presbytery communities of faith may be eligible for loans from the Toronto Southeast Presbytery Major Capital Fund.
STEP 3(a) – For capital loans, complete and submit the fillable and/or printable Loan/Mortgage application form.
STEP 3(b) – For energy efficiency upgrades/renewable energy projects, see the Sustainable Energy Loan Fund information brochure to determine if your project qualifies for special financing. There is a separate SELF loan application form for this financing.