Grants Program

Albany Presbytery Grants Program [New for 2024] — At the November 19, 2023 Stated Meeting the presbytery adopted the new Grants Program offering grants of up to $20k for capital projects and up to $15k, renewable twice, for mission and ministry initiatives.  Click the link above to read more and access the application.

COMAC Discretionary Fund—This Fund is administered by the Committee on Ministers and Congregations for meeting the emergency and confidential needs of clergy and congregations of Albany Presbytery. Please click on the link above for more information and contact the committee directly to request assistance.

Albany Presbytery Mission Partner Funding Application

PC(USA) Mission Program Grants

Albany Presbytery Peacemaking Task Force Grant Application—Click on the link to complete this form to apply for a peacemaking-related grant.

Peacemaking Offering—This fund is administered by the Presbytery Committee on Church Mission, and comes from the Peace-making Offering. Grants are given to support the efforts of congregations or individuals to live out a deeper commitment to peacemaking as part of our faithfulness to God.

Presbyterian Women Grants—These grants are administered by the Presbyterian Women of Albany Presbytery. They are for any project that meets basic human needs and are not included in ongoing General Assembly Mission support. Please click on the Presbyterian Women Grants link above for more information or contact Presbyterian Women of Albany Presbytery directly for details.

Rural Initiative Fund—This fund is administered by the Presbytery Committee on Church Mission. It is designed to help churches in more sparsely populated areas find new and creative ways to engage their communities in ministry.  Churches may use this money as seed money for a new program, to purchase equipment or resources for new or ongoing programs, or to expand an existing program. Please click on the link above for more information and to apply.

Students in Seminary Fund—This fund is administered by the Committee on Leadership Development. Grants are given to Seminary students to help finance their education or meet other pressing needs. Please contact the Committee on Leadership Development directly to request assistance.

PC(USA) Scholarships for CollegePC(USA) members seeking first bachelor’s degree encouraged to apply for undergraduate scholarships from Presbyterian Mission. The deadline for applications is annually on May 15. Click here to learn more.

Summer Camp “Camperships” — This fund is provided by Albany Presbytery and administered by presbytery staff. Grants are available to children and youth of Albany Presbytery member congregations/worshiping communities to attend a Christian summer camp. Please read through the updated Full Campership Policy for information before submitting your application.

Synod Grants & Loans