Supporting pastors through grant funds and financial literacy.

The Ministerial Excellence Matching Grant

The Center will manage the Ministerial Excellence Grant Fund which will be used to award grants up to $5,000
to pastors to provide financial relief and economic stability. This is a matching grant. 

To complete the initial application online, please click below.

 initial Application FAQs

For a Microsoft Word version of the initial application, please contact us using the information below.


Phone:  214.828.5136

90% of pastors feel some level of financial stress in their family and church work. 

76% of pastors know others who left the ministry due to financial pressures. 

31% of pastors work a second job to help make ends meet. 

Around 60% of pastors do not receive health insurance or retirement funds from their church. 


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Center for Ministerial Excellence 888-244-9400