Ministry Training Trust Funds

Virginia Mennonite Conference (VMC) is pleased to offer financial assistance for ministers seeking financial assistance for education and training as they prepare for, or are involved in, Christian ministry, including pastors, congregational lay leaders, missionaries, and post-high youth sensing a call to Christian ministry.

Funds are provided through several Ministry Training Trust Funds (MTTF) grants established by former VMC church leaders and/or their families.

MTTF grant provisions require that applicants be active members of a Virginia Mennonite Conference congregation.

Please click on the link below for an application form; instructions for applying are on the form.

MTTF application form



Church Worker Assistance Program

A grant for licensed counseling services available to eligible church or agency workers, dependent on funding available through an endowment managed by Virginia Mennonite Conference.

Prerequisite: Applicants must have membership in a VMC congregation or serve with a VMC-related agency.

Read more about the CWA program

CWA application



Retired Church Worker Aid and Enrichment Fund:

A program to provide some financial assistance for eligible retired church, agency or mission workers, or their surviving spouse, due to financial hardship for either aid or enrichment purposes.

Retired Church Workers’ Aid and Enrichment Fund application