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Grace gets $200,000 grant

March 7, 2018 GMT

Grace College & Seminary announced Tuesday it is the recipient of a $200,000 grant from The Kern Family Foundation in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

The money will be used to expand Grace’s blended seminary degree program.

Betsy Mackett, program coordinator at The Kern foundation, said in a statement the “unique seminary program” at Grace aligns with its mission and focus on systematic change and long-term programs.

“We believe students who complete the five-year degree program at Grace College & Seminary will be well-equipped with the academic skills and virtues necessary to make meaningful contributions in the world,” Mackett said.

The 40,000 increments, will provide for the hiring of a part-time program director, marketing efforts, scholarship dollars and spiritual formation for students.

“This grant will allow us to take the five-year blended degree to the next level, to reach many more prospective students and ultimately make a significant impact for the Kingdom of God,” said Jeff Gill, vice president and dean of Grace Theological Seminary.