Articles and Insights
PCA Foundation Celebrates Record Giving
The PCA Foundation distributed a record number of grants in 2022 to PCA churches, committees, and agencies. The Foundation recorded over $8,750,000 granted to local PCA churches and denominational entities. The record was due in part to an innovative matching gift...
5 Reasons Christians Use Donor-Advised Funds
Over the past few decades, donor-advised funds have become a popular tool for Christians to use for their charitable giving. The PCA Foundation has grown significantly over the past five years and much of the increase has flowed into its donor-advised funds.
Lessons Learned from Selling the Family Business
I don’t meet many candy entrepreneurs. But I’m thankful for my grandfather who left a farm and became a candy entrepreneur in 1906 when he started Brock Candy Company. Eighty-seven years later, my brothers and I made the difficult decision to sell it. The...
The PCA Foundation Adds Senior Gifts Officer
The PCA Foundation announced today that Greg Mattox has been hired to serve as Senior Director of Major and Planned Gifts. This addition to the senior leadership team is the result of the rapid growth of the Foundation over the past five years as well as increased volume of complex gifts.
A giving solution that returns income to the giver
You can give away property to charity, and receive an immediate tax deduction for your gift, but continue to receive income from the property. The way to accomplish these things is a charitable remainder trust (“CRT”). Here’s how it works.
Special Advantages of Giving to a Church Foundation
There’s a question we often get: Why should I give through the PCA Foundation (PCAF) as opposed to other commercial institutions like Fidelity or Schwab, or even non-church Christian foundations? It’s a great question and one that allows us to highlight several overlooked advantages to co-laboring with the PCAF in charitable giving.
New Matching Grants for PCA Committees and Agencies
A new program has been launched to incentivize giving and increase the base of supporters for each of these important ministries of the church.
Should the pastor know how much people give?
Pastors are called to shepherd God’s flock. Generosity is an important discipline and gauge by which we measure the spiritual growth of Christ’s disciples. Does a pastor need access to the church’s giving records in order to properly care for the people under his care?
When church members give outside the church
It is common for church members to give financial resources to ministries outside their own local church. These ministries can range from a local homeless shelter, to pregnancy care services, and global relief agencies. How should church leaders feel about this?
Ukraine Giving Opportunities
As we pray for God’s mercy and peace for those suffering amidst the war in Ukraine, we also realize the opportunity to live out the love of Christ in us and share from the resources God has entrusted to us.
We are using this page to promote ministry projects we and your fellow donors to PCAF have been able to identify that are responsive in Jesus’ name to the current crisis, with their sponsors, project names, and links to more information. PCAF has approved each sponsor to receive grants.