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The launch of PCM’s Vocation Exploration Initiative (VEI) is made possible by a generous grant from the Lilly Endowment, Inc. as part of their Campus Ministry Theological Exploration of Vocation Initiative (CMTEV) which supports vocational discernment programs for college students at public universities.
The Endowment is one of the nation’s largest private foundations. Founded in 1937 by J.K. Lilly and his two sons, Eli and J.K. Jr., with gifts of stock in their pharmaceutical enterprise, the Endowment supports its founders’ interests in community development, education and religion. Although gifts of stock in Eli Lilly and Company remain the financial bedrock of the Endowment, it is a separate entity from the company, with a distinct governing board, staff and location.