Are You Seeking a Grant?

Managers strive to award one third of all grant funds in each of three areas of focus:  new Westminster ministries, local nonprofit organizations, and global missions.  Each application must be presented by a Westminster member. 


The Funds Currently Available for Special Ministries

  • Music Program Fund
  • Mission Program Fund
  • Foreign Missionary Fund
  • Bob and Louisa Young Endowed Speakers Fund
  • Endowed Scholarship Fund
  • Building Fund
  • The Westminster Fund (the unrestricted fund)

Deadlines for Grant Submissions

2020 Deadlines: February 7, April 3, June 5, September 4, & November 6

The Endowment board meets two weeks after each submission deadline.  If your application is approved by the board, it must then be presented to Session to be reviewed and endorsed.  You will hear from us after the Session meets.


Resources and Forms for Grant Applicants

Guidelines for Grantseekers

Grant Application 

Endowment Fund Board member Tim Krenz can help you with your application. You must be a Westminster member to apply.

Grant Report which must be completed within one year of receiving the award.


Recently Funded Projects

2019 Grants

  • Scholarship for student at Princeton Theological Seminary: $4,000 approved to help a full-time student at Princeton Theological Seminary with tuition expenses.

  • Eagle Scout Project: $1,500 approved to assist in the purchase of plants, mulch and equipment as part of a project to beautify the South Side (Westminster Preschool) entrance of the church.

New Westminster Ministries

  • 125th Anniversary
  • 125th Anniversary Tapestry Project
  • Big Tent Event
  • Pub Theology
  • Rise Against Hunger
  • Westminster Handbell Choir

Local Nonprofit Organizations

Global Ministries

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