Resources in Forms and applications

The Sam and Helen R. Walton Award Nomination Form

In late December 1991, Sam and Helen R. Walton made a generous gift of $6 million through the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Foundation.  This gift included an endowment in the amount of $3 million, the earned interest to be used by new church developments that have placed an emphasis on site acquisition. The Mission Development Resources… Read more »

Manual of Administrative Operations

A guide for applying for Mission Program Grants. Looking for the grant applications? You can find information and links to applications for the Seed Grant, Investment Grant, Growth Grant, Health Insurance Grant, Sam and Helen R. Walton Award and the Presbytery Grant for Congregational Transformation all on the Mission Program Grants page.

Presbytery Grant for Congregational Transformation

Presbyteries may request a one-time grant of ordinarily up to $50,000. This grant is intended to provide funding to presbyteries in support of their efforts to develop a process for helping congregations to begin and continue a transformational way of life. The first year lump sum payment will be for up to $30,000 and assuming… Read more »

New Worshiping Communities Health Insurance Grant Application

This grant program provides supplemental funding to the partner congregation and/or presbytery in support of new worshiping community leaders who would not otherwise be able to afford health insurance.  These grants are limited to new congregations and new worshiping communities that are related to the Presbyterian Church (USA), are located within the United States and… Read more »

New Worshiping Communities Growth Grant Application

At least eighteen months after receipt of an Investment Grant, a one-time Growth Grant of up to $25,000 is possible and will provide for the next eighteen months.  Approval of a Growth Grant is conditioned upon significant progress being made toward meeting the goals and objectives as outlined in the Investment Grant proposal.  A dollar-for-dollar… Read more »

PC(USA) Educational Loan Policy

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) provides loans to church members who are students through a student loan program, a parent loan (for dependent students), a loan for theological education with debt forgiveness, and a continuing education loan for pastors. The loan programs are funded with donor restricted gifts and sustained by repayment. The Office of Financial… Read more »

Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance

The Transformational Leadership Debt Assistance is seeking up to 50 culturally proficient, adaptive and innovative, critically thinking and emotionally intelligent Christ-like pastors called to serve where they are needed to lead small PC(USA) congregations or emerging worshiping communities. The goal is to help reduce educational debt acquired by seminary graduates called to minister to communities… Read more »

Mariners Family Ministry Grant Application

The Presbyterian Mariners Family Ministry Grant is awarded on a funds available basis to eligible applicants through Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations, church organizations, or Presbyteries. Projects eligible for consideration will create or redesign opportunities for family ministry in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Successful projects will propose ways to encourage, nurture, and strengthen family ministry and… Read more »

Seasons of Service individual application

The Office of Financial Aid for Studies is partnering with other Presbyterian Mission Agency offices to provide debt assistance to volunteer service project participants. Participants may receive up to $250 of assistance with student loan payments for up to 12 months while the applicant is in service. In order to receive $250 per month, the… Read more »