Disabled Children’s Assistance Fund & Elderly Persons’ Assistance Fund

The Northeastern Ohio Synod’s Disabled Children’s Assistance Fund was established in 1988 for the care and assistance of disabled children to provide them with monetary help, medical help, food, clothing, and recreation. Children are defined as those who are under 18. The ADA defines a person with a disability as...

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ELCA Open Doors Grants

Beginning April 21, your congregation is invited to apply for an Open Doors grant. Open Doors is a new initiative to support ELCA congregations interested in meeting new people during this time of re-gathering in physical spaces. Together as the ELCA, we share a ministry goal of connecting with a million new people and...

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ELCA World Hunger – Domestic Grant Opportunities

From ELCA World Hunger, two new grant opportunities… First, a new round of Daily Bread Matching Grants launches soon! ELCA congregations interested in raising funds for their feeding ministry through ELCA World Hunger’s online platform, matched with a $500 grant, can register and apply in ELCA GrantMaker starting Monday, April...

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Changes to the PPP Business Loan Program

We received information from Pr. Amy Reumann of ELCA Advocacy regarding applications for the Paycheck Protection Program. The next two weeks are set aside only for applications from businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 staff (i.e., most churches!), because these entities have been disadvantaged in the application process in...

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Hunger Grant Applications

Registration for 2022 ELCA World Hunger Domestic Hunger Grants opens today, March 17! Visit ELCA.org/domestichungergrants to learn more about the grants and how to apply. Organizations applying for an ELCA grant for the first time must register by setting up an account in ELCA GrantMaker in order to access the...

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