Scholarships & Grants

Camp and Conference Scholarship Grants – 2020

The Presbytery has limited funds to provide scholarships to young people to attend a church-related camp, conference, or work camp in the summer. Requests must be received by 4:30 pm, May 1st in any year. Approval of scholarships will be made by the Committee on Educational Resources by May 15th in any year. The Committee on Educational Resources is now accepting applications for camp and conference scholarships for the 2020 year. Application deadline is 4:30 pm, May 1, 2020. Questions? Contact Rev. April Cranford or Rev. Sarah Hill, committee co-chairs.

Date
Info

03/06/20
Application for Camp, Conference, or Work Camp Scholarship Aid

Church Professionals Grants

The Committee on Relational Ministry has resources available for Continuing Education Grants for Ministers, Christian Educators, Commissioned Ruling Elders, Church Musicians and other church professionals. For more information, contact the office at 540-433-2556 or [email protected].

Date
Info

02/17/20
West Virginia Fund Guidelines

02/17/20
West Virginia Fund Grant Application

College Scholarship Grants – 2020-2021 School Year

The Committee on Education Resources will oversee and administer specific education-related restricted funds of the Presbytery and will develop specific procedures for use of all education-related restricted funds held by Shenandoah Presbytery Corporation.
The Committee on Educational Resources will be distributing College Scholarship Grants for the 2020-2021 school year in July 2020. The application deadline is June 1, 2020. The committee will meet in July to determine the grants to be given and notify recipients by August 1, 2020. For more information, contact Rev. April Cranford or Rev. Sarah Hill, committee co-chairs.

Date
Info

02/17/20
College Scholarship Application

Committee on Church Vitality and Transformation Grants

CCVT receives applications for Ministry Program Grants, and Emergency Repairs/Maintenance Work. Completed applications are to be directed to the Presbytery Office.

Date
Info

02/17/20
Ministry Program Grant Application

02/17/20
Emergency Repair Grant Application

02/17/20
Financial Disclosure Form

Dawn C. Bulle Fund for Education and Vocational Training

The fund is a loan fund for the purpose of providing further education or vocational training for members and children of members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Preference is given to members and children of members of Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church, Grottoes, Virginia. For more information, contact one of the Co-Chairs of the Committee on Educational Resources, Rev. April Cranford or Rev. Sarah Hill.

Date
Info

11/11/19
Dawn Bulle Fund Application

Global Mission Grant Fund

The Committee on Mission and Outreach has established the Bernice Hiett Global Mission Grant Fund to support mission activities in the global or “foreign” mission field. Those wishing to apply for funds should demonstrate interest in international mission through their congregation or related organization. The Grant criteria provide the terms and conditions for applying. Of special note is that advance planning is required since the funds are only available on a quarterly basis through the corporation.

Review the Grant criteria and send only completed applications to Chair, Committee on Mission and Outreach, Shenandoah Presbytery, 1111 North Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. The deadlines for applications are March 15 and October 15.
Contact Gwen Carr, Mission & Outreach Chair, if you have questions regarding this program.

Date
Info

11/01/17
Hiett Global Mission Fund Grant Application

11/01/17
Hiett Global Mission Fund Grant Criteria

The Innovations in Worship Grant

Shenandoah Presbytery is “a Community of Christ for worship, nurture and mission.” In order to facilitate congregations’ innovations in worship, the Presbytery has made available funds for churches to use.

Date
Info

03/06/20
Innovations in Worship Grant

Moffett Grant Fund

The Moffett Grant Fund Committee receives applications annually from churches and mission communities for funding grants to “empower congregations to be centers for mission through the task of diakonia: sending servant leaders to minister to the pain of a hurting world.”

The deadline for submitting applications to the Presbytery Office is no later than 4:00pm —  Thursday, October 8, 2020

Date
Info

07/08/20
Moffett Grant Application 2021 (PDF)

07/08/20
Moffett Grant Application 2021 (DOC)

01/01/20
Moffett Grant 2020 Recipients

Older Adults Ministries Endowment Fund –

available for the Synod “to respond to the initiatives of the presbyteries in the development of inter-presbytery shared mission ministries to the end that congregations and constituency groups within the region can better perform their ministries.”

Date
Info

02/26/06
OAM

Peacemaking Grant Program

The Committee on Educational Resources is taking applications for Peacemaking Funds available through the presbytery. Grant Guidelines and an Application may be downloaded and forwarded to the Committee in care of the presbytery office.

Date
Info

11/11/19
Peacemaking Grant Guidelines

Ramsey Mission Grants

The Ramsey Grant program supports the international mission efforts of congregations/related organizations within Shenandoah Presbytery. Preference is given to new mission initiatives to encourage congregations to seek fresh ways of serving Jesus Christ in the world.

Review the Grant criteria and send only completed applications to Chair, Committee on Mission and Outreach, Shenandoah Presbytery, 1111 North Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. The deadlines for applications are March 15 and October 15.
Contact Gwen Carr, Mission & Outreach Chair, if you have questions regarding this program.

Date
Info

07/05/19
CMO Mission Grant Application

07/05/19
CMO Ramsey Grant Criteria

Synod of Mid-Atlantic Grants

Visionary Fund – available for use for ministries to define a specific need and plan that clearly focuses on new, existing, racially inclusive and creative programs which address ways to implement the priorities of the Synod in the areas of education, evangelism, and social justice. Presbyteries are welcome to propose projects in these areas.

Date
Info

11/11/19
Visionary Fund