The Independent Presbyterian Church Foundation (IPCF) extends the ministries of IPC through the use of endowments. Two endowments, the Orlean and Ralph W. Beeson Fund and Felix C. Yarboro Community Ministries Fund, distribute annual earnings through various funding opportunities throughout the year.
We are now accepting small grant applications on a rolling basis for 2023 through our new online portal. We are no longer accepting email submissions.
IPCF Small Grants Cycle awards $7,500 or less to 501c(3) organizations. The application/review process lasts from January until funds are exhausted (usually in May).
Please click on "IPCF Small Grants Cycle" above to be taken to our new online application portal. You will be able to create an account and submit your application.
IPCF Annual Grants Cycle - Returning Applicants
Our annual grant cycle is currently closed.
Applications for returning applicants will be open this summer and are due on August 15th, 2023.
Returning applicants are organizations that have received annual grant awards in the past two years.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about our new application process or which deadline applies to your group.
IPCF Annual Grants Cycle - New Applicants
Our annual grant cycle is currently closed. Please check back in May for our application portal to open to new applicants. The deadline for submission will be June 15.
New applicants include those who did not receive a grant payment in the prior two annual grant cycles OR those who have only received a small or emergency grant in the prior two years.
Please email email@example.com with questions about which deadline applies to your organization or questions about our new application.
IPCF Emergency Grants are available upon request by email.
Please note: these grants are only available to organizations, not individuals.
IPCF Scholarship Grants support needy students at Protestant theological seminaries, as well as small colleges and universities associated with the Presbyterian faith.
IPCF Grant recipients are required to provide an after-the-fact report on the use of all grants. For a current copy of the Annual Report on Grant Usage, click on highlight "IPCF Grant Use Report" above.
Important Note to Grant Seekers Based Outside the United States (US): The Foundation does not accept grant applications from new applicants based outside the US. We do accept applications from non-US based applicants whom we have supported in the past, and we accept applications from US-based organizations for programs they sponsor outside the US.