Young Leaders in Ministry Fund open again for applications – Next closing date: Friday, 27th January 2023

As we look forward to new opportunities in youth ministry in this new year, the Church of Ireland Youth Department’s Young Leaders in Ministry Fund is once again open for applications with the next closing date coming up on Friday, 27th January.

The fund is open to young people aged between 15 and 25 years who can demonstrate a current involvement in the Church of Ireland.  It seeks to support training and development courses, mission teams, leadership opportunities and placements that can be shown to:

  1. Significantly develop the faith of the young adult applicant;
  2. Grow the skills of the applicant especially, but not confined to, leadership skills; and
  3. Be of significant use to the ministry of the Church of Ireland in the 12 months following the completion of the opportunity.

An application form (in PDF format) can be downloaded at this link.

Please send all completed applications by post to: Young Leaders in Ministry Fund, CIYD, Church of Ireland House, 61–67 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2QH, or by email to

For any further information or questions, please email Simon Henry at