Northern Lights

Northern Lights is a unique fundraising program jointly sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Ministers of Canada (UUMOC) and the Canadian Unitarian Council. It provides opportunities for Canadian Unitarian Universalists to directly support growth projects in UU congregations and communities across the country. These projects should have a value of more than $5,000 (projects under $5,000 can, if they suit the criteria, apply for a Sharing Our Faith grant).

The application deadline for Northern Lights will now be once a year, on March 31. In the past, there were two deadlines, Jan. 15 and Sept. 15. Although there is only one deadline a year, up to two projects may be awarded from applications received by March 31.

For details about applying for this program, and the application form, click here. For a Word copy of the application form only, click here.

Questions? Please e-mail

Sign up to be a Chalice Lighter (Northern Lights supporter).

By becoming a Northern Lights Chalice Lighter, you become one of a group of Canadian Unitarian Universalists committed to supporting approved projects.

Northern Lights

Honouring Elinor Gill Ratcliffe and Dr. Phillip Hewett
  • Please enrol me in the Northern Lights Chalice Lighter Program.
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  • DO NOT SEND MONEY NOW. You will be contacted by the award recipients with details on how to make your contribution. If you would prefer a written form to fill out, or have questions, contact us at

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