Presbytery Grants and Loans

People in Mission Grant

Administered by Beaver-Butler Presbytery, this grant is designed to help groups and individuals fund mission trips. The Synod of the Trinity also provides Mission Grants and Peacemaking Grants. To aid in your planning, the Presbyterian Mission Program offers a Short-Term Mission Trip Toolkit.

People in Mission Grant Application, revised 07-2019

Educate a Child Grant

Administered by Beaver-Butler Presbytery, this grant is in response to the Educate a Child, Transform the World initiative adopted by the 221st General Assembly of the PC(USA). Churches and individuals within the presbytery can apply for grants up to $500 for programs that promote or support educating children.

Educate a Child Grant Instructions, 2019-20

Presbyterian Scholarship Fund

The Presbyterian Scholarship Fund offers financial assistance to students from PCUSA congregations attending Davis and Elkins College, Grove City College, Muskingum University, Washington & Jefferson, Waynesburg University, Westminster College, or The College of Wooster. Each year one new student at each school is eligible for a $1,200 renewable scholarship. The fund, formerly known as the Colportage scholarship, supports up to twenty-eight students each year.

Students must be a member of a Presbyterian congregation in one of the following Presbyteries: Beaver-Butler, Kiskiminetas, Lake Erie, Pittsburgh, Redstone, Shenango, Upper Ohio Valley, or Washington.

Applicants should seek information from their respective school’s financial aid office.