Grants & Scholarships


WDC Hope Fund

  • Western District Conference has established a Hope Fund to support congregations and ministers in direct response to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Continuing Education Grant

Leadership Transformation Grant (Kansas Leadership Center)

Seminary Scholarship

Sabbatical Scholarship

  • Sabbatical scholarships assist credentialed persons in minimizing their financial burden in pursuing sabbaticals that are refreshing and enriching.
  • Sabbatical scholarships are available to persons with active ministerial credentials held by Western District Conference.
  • Credentialed persons may apply for up to $500.
  • Application Directions


Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Program

  • Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis administers the Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs, which grant money to congregations to provide sabbatical leaves to their pastors.
  • Guidelines & Application

Grants from Leadership Education at Duke Divinity

Grants from Louisville Institute

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