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Apportioned Funds

The main way we support the ministries of the church is through our apportioned funds, a method of giving that proportionally allocates the churchwide budget to conferences and local churches. Read More

United Methodist HBCUs recruit minorities in STEM

United Methodist historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), supported by The United Methodist Church's Black College Fund, are working to recruit more women and minorities in the academic areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Read More

Ebony ranks United Methodist colleges among top schools

Six United Methodist-related colleges and universities were among the top ranked historically black colleges and universities included in the September issue of Ebony magazine. Read More

Bishop candidates visit black caucus

For the first time, all U.S. endorsed candidates seeking to become bishops met and were blessed by Black Methodists for Church Renewal. Read More

John Wesley and black colleges

Walter Kimbrough writes that United Methodists can see the social principles in action when they support the Black College Fund. Read More

Meharry tackles health care from all angles

From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future. Read More

Doctor buys hospital to aid rural health

Meharry Medical College graduate models dedication to the poor in Mississippi. "We have to stop making excuses and do more." Read More

Meharry looks to close health-care gap

A mix of medical expertise and political advocacy is key to stopping disparities in health care for the poor, says United Methodist medical college. Read More

Dental school cares for entire community

Since oral health is a path to overall health, Meharry School of Dentistry instills in its students a passion for serving the underserved. Read More

Meharry attacks HIV/AIDS in lab, streets

African-American women are 15 times more likely to become infected with HIV. One medical school is trying to find out why. Read More

At Meharry, M.D. means ‘Make a Difference’

United Methodist-related medical college works to change inequity in health care that racial and ethnic minorities often face. Read More

Young Black Church Leader: Rev. Ronnie Miller-Yow

As head of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, a popular pastor and college chaplain, Ronnie Miller-Yow shares ideas for church growth. View

Black College Fund celebrates 40 years

United Methodist support helps recruit outstanding faculty and provide students with academic, cultural and spiritual guidance. Read More