First Foundation is an endowment fund of First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, MI. Established in 1981, First Foundation was established “to provide for the extension of the ministry and outreach of the First Presbyterian Church beyond its annual operating budget.”
Grants from First Foundation have supported local, national, and international mission endeavors, new ministry ventures, and continuing education for church members and staff.
First Foundation allows First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham the opportunity to engage in dynamic and innovative ministry, effective and essential mission work, and significant outreach to the local and global community.
The Foundation is overseen by a board of nine members and is appointed by the Session for six-year terms. This board evaluates grant requests and oversees the investment of the Foundation funds.
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History of First Foundation