• First Fridays, Church on the Mall: Hosting a free, monthly meal and hospitable space alongside local neighbors and visitors
  • Rhawnhurst Turning Point: Providing a safe after school environment for 6-12th grade youth and young adults
  • The Philadelphia Project Preschool: Hosting a high-quality, local preschool for low-income families in their neighborhood
  • The Table, Roxborough Presbyterian Church: Providing assistance to local neighbors experiencing food insecurity
  • The Well, Welcome Church: Providing shelter and community for women experiencing homelessness
  • They L.E.A.D, Cedar Park Presbyterian Church: Leadership development, education, apprenticeship, and discipleship resources for African American youth
  • House Church Network, Valley Forge Presbyterian Church: Engaging the unchurched in new models of community formation
  • Community Connection Hub, Beacon Church: Re-imagining their space to serve their community and local ministry partners
  • Prison to Workforce Collaborative, Broad Street Ministry: Supporting returning citizens from release through employment
  • Mentoring Program, West Kensington Ministry: Bringing at-risk youth together with mentors
  • First Places, Ardmore Presbyterian Church: Providing transitional housing for legal refugees when they first come into the Philadelphia area
  • Freedom House, Aston & Thomas M. Thomas Presbyterian Churches: Equipping young black men with construction skills, work experience, team building, and mentoring through a Christian construction program
  • Youth Volunteer Initiative, The Common Place, New Spirit Community Presbyterian Church: Providing youth groups with urban mission opportunities as they gaining a deeper relationship with Christ
  • Our Community Cup Coffee, Tree of Life Church (formerly Princeton): Continuing to build significant connections with members of the disability community and their families and caregivers.

The Covenant Fund Grant Program, which launches annually each spring, uses dollars from restricted funds to spark new initiatives and collaborative ministries that benefit the communities surrounding our churches. Recipients of these grants have birthed new worshipping communities, launched social enterprises, hosted leadership development opportunities, constructed art studios for children, sustained hunger programs, and developed ESL ministries in diverse neighborhoods.


  • 14 Applications Awarded
  • 12 Varied Gospel Intersections of Ministry
  • 4 Regions Represented


Watch this video to learn about past recipients: