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MATTHEW 25 GRANTS

In November 2022, The Synod of the Covenant was delighted to announce that it has awarded $48,000 in grants to eighteen congregations and ministries in seven presbyteries.  These awards range from $1,000 to $5000. 

The focus of the grants is to support ministries to build congregational vitality, dismantle structural racism, and/or eradicate systemic poverty. These goals stem from the denomination’s Matthew 25 movement. Of thirty-two grant applications, eighteen were awarded.

Click here to see the winners. 

Information and applications for 2023 Grants will be posted by mid-summer 2023.



HIGHER EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHRISTIAN LEADERS

Each spring scholarships are available for students pursuing vocational, associates, undergraduate, or first masters degree (in theology). Candidates have the opportunity to discuss their work to strengthen congregational vitality, dismantle structural racism, and/or eradicate systemic poverty. Applications for 2023-24 will be available by the end of February, 2023.

In 2022, the Synod received more than 60 applications for the Higher Education Scholarships for Christian Leaders for students pursuing vocational, associates, undergraduate, or first masters degree (in theology). Candidates discussed their work to strengthen congregational vitality, dismantle structural racism, and/or eradicate systemic poverty.

2022-23 Higher Education Scholarships for Christian Leaders Award Winners


GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

2022-23 Grants and Scholarships Winners

The Synod of the Covenant is delighted to announce that it has awarded almost $40,000 in scholarships to 54 students from 10 presbyteries and 28 churches. These awards, ranging from $700 to $1,400, go to the winners of the Higher Education Scholarships for Christian Leaders.

2021-22 Grants and Scholarships Winners

In 2021, the Synod of the Covenant awarded nearly fifty students Higher Education Scholarships for Christian Leaders, and awarded eleven churches and ministries Matthew 25 grants. Click on the buttons below to see the winners!

2020-21 Grant Winners

In 2020, two types of scholarships and two types of grants were awarded.  Students were eligible to receive either Higher Education Scholarships or COVID Emergency Need Grants for Higher Education Students.  Churches, Institutions, and Organizations were eligible to receive Racial Ethnic Grants and New Covenant Grants.  See the lists of winners by clicking on the buttons below.