The Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions provides financial assistance to eligible plan members in need of support. Generous individuals freely give the funds that support Assistance Program grants.

Ministers and employees of the Church often are the last to seek help for themselves, especially monetary help. But sometimes unexpected, even urgent, financial needs arise. 

You can help by donating to the Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions. Fully 100 percent of your gift supports active and retired ministers, PC(USA) employees, and their families.

How to give

To provide immediate support to the Assistance Program, you can make a gift by

Your gift is tax deductible

The Board of Pensions is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law. We do not render tax, legal, or investment advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney, tax professional, or investment professional.

How your gift helps

The Assistance Program offers eight distinct programs:

Make a planned gift

​Planned gifts support the Assistance Program while delivering financial and tax benefits to you and your family.

Learn about planned gifts

Couple ‘so grateful’ for adoption grant from Assistance Program

Associate pastor is thankful to receive Assistance Program support upon adopting spouse’s nephews.

A life and family restored, thanks to the Assistance Program

A grant through the Assistance Program of the Board of Pensions, the Presbytery of Wyoming, and the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole helped restore a family member to health and wholeness.

Read Mandy Hadden's story