CT Allocations Report
The Connectional Table (CT) is mandated by The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church to make allocations to five apportioned funds:
- World Service,
- Africa University,
- Black College Fund,
- Ministerial Education Fund, and
- the Interdenominational Cooperation Fund, (cf. BOD ¶806.1B, 806.2).
In conversation with the CT, The General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA) determines, the amount available for allocations, (cf. BOD¶806.1b.1). The CT then reviews funding priorities, program priorities, missional priorities, and special programs and the amount availale to establish amounts to be distributed each general program agencies and the other funds. (¶806.1.b.2, The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, 2016 (BOD)). Once a recommendation is reached the CT and GCFA are to agree on the budget proposal that is sent to the General Conference (cf. BOD¶806.1b.2).
GCFA has made the determination that $358,579,025 is available for allocation to the five funds for the 2021-2024 quadrennium. After receiving affirmation from the boards of both the Connectional Table (CT) and the General Council on Finance and Administration (GCFA), the CT’s recommended funding allocation for the 2021-2024 quadrennium will go to General Conference 2020.