Kate Rugani is a self-employed grant writer and project manager. Before that, she was the director of development and community relations at Farmer Foodshare, a nonprofit in Durham, N.C. She also previously served as the director of integrated marketing of leadership initiatives at Duke Divinity School. She oversaw the marketing of programs offered by Leadership Education at Duke Divinity and also served as communications director for the Duke Clergy Health Initiative, a program to improve the health and well-being of United Methodist clergy in North Carolina.
The Vital Worship, Vital Preaching Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship is designed to foster, strengthen and sustain well-grounded worship in congregations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Two streams of grants are offered: to teacher-scholars and to worshiping communities.
Grant proposal due date options include October 15, 2023, or February 15 or June 15, 2024.