Chisholm Fund Application
The purpose of the Chisholm Fund is to assist congregations and missions of The Presbyterian Church in Canada complete small capital projects or assist in the development of new programs. Priority will be given to proposals from Presbyterian ministries in Saskatchewan and then western Canada.
The fund is administered by Canadian Ministries, a department of the Life and Mission Agency of the PCC. The right to grant or refuse requests will be at the discretion of Canadian Ministries on the basis of the priorities of the Life and Mission Agency.
In order for applications to be considered, they must be received by April 15. If there are funds remaining after the first review, additional applications will be considered if received by October 15.
Preference will be given to first-time applicants.
Conditions of Disbursement
A grant from the fund shall not exceed $25,000. Canadian Ministries may award a maximum of $100,000 in grants in any one calendar year.
Priority will be given to ministries who have not received a grant in the last five years.
If an application is for capital improvements, a quote must accompany the application.
Expectations After Receiving the Grant
Photographs and a brief report on the project or program shall be submitted to Canadian Ministries by the end of the year that the grant was awarded.
Applicants must add to program literature the following acknowledgement: “Supported in part by a bequest to The Presbyterian Church in Canada.”
Questions about the Fund
If you have a question about making an application to the fund, please contact Jen de Combe in Canadian Ministries (JdeCombe@presbyterian.ca).
Continued Contributions to the Fund
Donors who wish to contribute to this fund may contact Karen Plater in Stewardship & Planned Giving (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Jen de Combe in Canadian Ministries (JdeCombe@presbyterian.ca).