Wappingers Falls Presbyterian Church Started a Community Dinner and Speaker Program with a 2017 Challenge to Change Grant.

PDA Pandemic Emergency Short-term Grants

PDA has allocated funds from critical reserves for the COVID-19 response. Due to the global and denomination wide impact of the pandemic, funds will be limited and  prioritized according to urgency of need.  Presbyteries are eligible to apply for up to $7,500 from PDA on behalf of their congregations and partners. Does your congregation have a need or project?  Download the application.  Applications are be due to HRP no later than midnight on April 1, 2020. Questions? Email christine@hudrivpres.org.  

Grants offered by Hudson River Presbytery

Read about the scope, purpose, deadlines and grant ranges for HRP’s Legacy, Peacemaking, and Challenge to Change Grants. 

Grant Descriptions 2020

2020 Legacy Fund Process and Application

Peacemaking Grant Application


Challenge to Change Final Report Form

Congratulations to 2019 Challenge to Change Grantees!

Imagine what your congregation could do!  Challenge to Change 2017 Grant Impact stories! 

Questions?  Email grants@hudrivpres.org

Helpful links for Synod and PC(USA) Grants

Synod of the Northeast: Innovation through Funding
The Synod of the Northeast is committed to nurturing and incubating innovation in Presbyterian gospel communities within our geographic bounds. Learn more about innovation grants.

PC(USA) Mission Program Grants
In partnership with synods and presbyteries, Mission Program Grants provides supplemental, short-term, and start-up funding for new congregations, transforming congregations and congregational-based ministries that reflect the denomination’s commitment to inclusiveness, diversity and ecumenicity. Grants are provided to participants in the 1001 New Worshiping Communities.

Self-Development of People Grants
These grants empower economically poor, oppressed, and disadvantaged people seeking to change the structures that perpetuate poverty, oppression and injustice.  Learn more.

PC(USA) Financial Aid for Service
The Office of Financial Aid for Service awards more than 1 million dollars annually to students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees. Criteria for each program may be reviewed by clicking on one of the options below. Students may receive a loan and either one grant or scholarship from this office.  Learn more about these loans.