Three Successful Years of the Congregational Partner Grant Program
The Congregational Partner Grant Program (CPGP) was a pilot project begun for the 2016-2017 academic year in which a congregation that submitted grant aid to support incoming freshmen with up to $1000 per student would have their funding matched by MLC. During the second year of the program, it was expanded to include sophomore students as well.
We at MLC thank Jesus for the wonderful support and interest of so many congregations who seek to help their students train for ministry. Truly, God is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine.
78 churches participated
106 incoming first-year students received grants
$87,025 was provided by congregations eligible for MLC matching funds
145 churches participated
240 incoming first-year and/or sophomore students received grants
$202,500 provided by congregations eligible for MLC matching funds
235 churches participated
457 first-year, sophomore, and/or junior students received grants
$375,430 provided by congregations eligible for MLC matching funds