Scholarship and Grant Information

Several committees in the Presbytery of the Western Reserve offer scholarships and grants for a variety of purposes. Read more below to learn about the scholarship and grant opportunities that might be available for you!

Committee on Leadership

The Committee on Leadership offers scholarships for individuals, Lay Leaders, Christian Educators, and Clergy to attend experiences that will help you discern and develop your leadership skills in your congregation and within the Presbytery of the Western Reserve. All applications will be prayerfully considered by each committee. The application is always available to complete, but the applications will only be considered twice a year, with the deadlines for consideration being March 15th, and October 15th. You can also email the committee for more information.

Committee on Leadership Scholarship Application

Committee on Outreach

The Committee on Outreach offers grants to organizations every year to promote and support Presbytery and congregational engagement in local, national, and global outreach and social justice ministries.

The Mission Partnership Grant funding cycle for 2019 has begun! Click here for more information about Mission Partnership Grants and click here to download the application. You can also contact the committee for any other information you may need.

Committee on Vitality

The Committee on Vitality provides grants and support for congregations in the Presbytery of the Western Reserve for congregational revitalization as well as new building projects. Contact the committee for more information about these funding opportunities.

Vitality Committee New Initiative Grants Applications due on April 30, 2019 and August 31, 2019. These grants are for Congregational Partnership Projects Focused on Spiritual Formation and/or Evangelism. The grant application can be found here.

Self-Development of People (SDOP)

The Self Development of People Committee enters into partnerships with community groups of low-income people that want to change their lives and communities. You can find out more about the national committee on the Presbyterian Mission Agency website, or get in touch with our local chapter by clicking here.

Greater Church Scholarships

Presbyterian Mission Agency