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Grants and scholarships allow us to support each other and provide unique opportunities to learn and grow. Such opportunities allow for clergy partners and the Church to do more than anyone could alone. 

The Genesis Fund

The Genesis Fund, established in 1996 from funds raised through the Make a Difference Campaign, provides seed money for faith-based projects that are innovative or experimental, represent a new initiative in Christian mission, or that may be deemed controversial. Funds are available for domestic and international projects.

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The Adese Fellowship

The Adese Fellowship is a year-long, ecumenical program that engages participants in self-discovery, theological reflection, and business development to create enterprises that reflects the way of Jesus and God’s economy. Participants maximize their business acumen and entrepreneurial capacity to launch scalable and sustainable ventures that counter systemic poverty.

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