Trinity Foundation

The Trinity Foundation supports many initiatives in the church and the community.
 If you know of a project the Trinity Foundation should consider, please fill out the Grant Request Form.

What is the Trinity Foundation

The Trinity Foundation addresses needs not covered by the church budget. Founded in 1971, the nonprofit foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.
The Foundation was created to:
  • Receive, administer & expend funds donated to the Foundation
  • Address needs outside of the church’s operating budget
  • Provide financial resources for perpetual support & enhancement of the church
  • Encourage members to remember Trinity in their planned giving

The Foundation Board

The Trinity Foundation is managed by a 12-member Board of Directors. All are members of Trinity United Methodist Church. New board members elected annually at TUMC Charge Conference
Current board members include:
  • President: Paul Mancini
  • Vice President: Corey Booker
  • Financial Secretary: Brian Ford
  • Secretary: Rachen Sterling
  • Diana Avery
  • Jonathan Hawes
  • Beth Monroe
  • JD Neary
  • Sandy Peele
  • Kirk Spitzer
  • Peggy Watson
  • Ex Officio: Keith Reynolds, Chair of Church Council
  • Brian Siegle, Pastor Minister


The Trinity Foundation manages Trinity’s Scholarship Program. The scholarship deadline is typically in April; use this form to Apply for a Scholarship.
  • No gift is too small
  • Gifts of cash, securities and personal property are accepted
  • All gifts are tax deductible
  • Gifts can be restricted for specific purposes or unrestricted
  • Give online at

Past Grant Recipients

  • Missions to Haiti and Honduras
  • Children’s and Youth missions
  • The Dillard Forum
  • Grounds beautification
  • Oak Grove-Bellemeade Elementary School
  • Pace Center for Campus & Community Ministry at VCU
  • Cross Over Ministry
  • Friends of Barnabas
  • New Shoes for Back to School Ministry
  • Staff Professional Development
  • United Methodist Family Services

Trinity Foundation Grant Request