Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people,
especially to those who belong to the family of believers.

Galatians 6:10

Music & Worship Arts
Established in 1994, the First Presbyterian Church Foundation is a nonprofit Christian charitable organization exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Service code. The purpose of the Foundation, enabled through the financial gifts of our members, is to augment the ministries and missions of First Presbyterian Church and to support other evangelical Christian ministries as the hands and feet of Jesus in the Greenville community and beyond.

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About the Foundation

Our primary goal is to make givers aware of ministries,
their purposes, their impact, and their needs.

The Foundation offers:

  • Individualized counsel about stewardship as well as and basic financial and estate planning
  • Personalized estate design at no cost or obligation, suitable for implementation by your lawyer or accountant
  • Complete confidentiality, and either named or anonymous giving

The role of The Foundation:

  • Provides tax-efficient and simplified giving through donor-advised funds (also called Giving Funds) and planned giving through estate design
  • Assures that recipients of current and planned gifts are worthy candidates and good stewards of contributions
  • Makes givers aware of ministries, their purposes, their impact, and their needs
  • Allows donors and ministries to set up donor-advised funds with the Foundation
  • Not a frontline ministry itself and does not seek to influence planning and giving decisions.
  • The Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity.

Foundation Opportunities

Contributions to The Foundation:

  • Endowment Giving: General and Arts
  • Donor Advised Giving
  • General Unrestricted Giving

Ways To Give:

  • Direct Gifts
  • Appreciated securities
  • Real Estate, Life Insurance, Retirement Plans
  • Charitable Remainder Trust or Gift Annuity
  • Wills and Bequests

Estate Planning Ideas:

  • Tithe or designate a percentage of your estate to the Foundation
  • Make the Foundation one of the beneficiaries on retirement account or life insurance policy
  • Treat the Foundation as another child in your estate
  • Designate a direct amount or certain asset to the Foundation

2022 Grant Info:

  • Total Awards and Grant Amount: $248,933
  • Total Grant Recipients: 24