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Virginia and Gordon Palmer Jr. Trust
of the American Baptist Foundation Trust Grant


The Virginia and Gordon Palmer, Jr. Trust was created in 1999 as a permanent endowment to the American Baptist Foundation (ABF). The Trust is to be administered by ABF in accordance with established guidelines and principles.

2018 ABHMS Grant Cycle

The Virginia and Gordon Palmer Trust of the American Baptist Foundation (VGPTABF) is pleased to partner with the American Baptist Home Missions Society (ABHMS) for the 2018 grant cycle. Through this grant cycle, the American Baptist Home Missions Society (ABHMS) and the American Baptist Foundation has a commitment to connect partners to cultivate leaders, equip disciples, heal and transform communities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.

This year's theme is "Transformational and Formational Ministries" and ABHMS and VGPTABF seeks to fund projects and programs of American Baptist Churches USA-related congregations, colleges, universities and institutions that demonstrate this theme.

Within this theme there are 2 focus areas: Choose ONLY One!
Project Focus: Healing - "A Call for Proposals to Heal and Transform Communities"
Project Focus: Discipleship - "A Call for Proposals in Creative Faith Formation"

For more information and to apply, click HERE.