The Pastoral Upgrade Fund (PUG) provides financial assistance of $250 per course (up to $500 per calendar year) towards Ministerial and/or Leadership Training for personnel currently employed in a CBWC affiliated church or ministry. This grant is intended to encourage active pastors to pursue lifelong learning opportunities.

The Eastwood Fund provides financial assistance of up to $200 per year for each year of CBWC service (up to a maximum of $2,400 lifetime) for active pastors pursuing doctoral studies.

The LKS-Kellough Fund provides financial assistance up to $3,500 per calendar year (up to a maximum of $10,500) for post-graduate theological studies. Students must be registered for a minimum of two courses/semester (or credit equivalent), approved as a Candidate for Ministry and are assessed based on financial need.

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Call Christine Reid

(403) 930-7004 or email

Approved ATS Schools

Acadia University

Ambrose University


Briercrest College & Seminary

Canadian Southern Baptist

Carey Theological College

McMaster University

Northwest Baptist Seminary

Providence Theological Seminary

Regent College

Taylor College & Seminary

Tyndale University

Schools NOT on this list will be considered on a case-by-case basis