Get a grant, scholarship or loan

collegeIf you’re looking for a grant, scholarship or loan, the PC(USA) has a variety of programs that may be of interest.

Financial Aid for Service offers Loans, scholarships and grants for undergraduate, graduate and seminary students

Self-Development of People provides grants to those living in poverty to help improve their lives. Information about applying for a grant can be found here.

Racial Ethnic & Women’s Ministries provides grants to newly established congregations. Congregations can apply for grants for the first year of ministry and beyond at varying amounts. You can find those grants, called Mission Program Grants, here. These grants are also part of our 1001 New Worshiping Communities movement.

Presbyterian Investment and Loan Program (PILP) provides low-cost loans to congregations, governing bodies and related entities of PC(USA). PILP offers Presbyterian investors — members, pastors, churches and other governing bodies — an opportunity to support the growth of the church through investing.

The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) administers a Benefits Plan for qualifying members who serve, or have served, the PC(USA). Benefits include grants and financial assistance for current or retired church workers and some family members. Read more here.