Domestic Grants

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod awards two types of domestic grants:


Development Grants


Development Grants provide support to LCMS congregations, districts, Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs) and LCMS-sponsored ministries engaged in human care ministry, particularly those engaged in mercy work that meets a human care need in the community.

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Servant Event Grants


Servant Event Grants are awarded to congregations, camps and Recognized Service Organizations (RSOs) whose servant event(s) are registered through LCMS Youth Ministry. Grants may be used for materials (construction or educational) or scholarship assistance.

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Other Grant Opportunities

Urban & Inner-City Mission Grants — The LCMS Office of National Mission accepts grant applications for community projects.

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Gathering Outreach Grants — A portion of offerings from the triennial LCMS Youth Gathering helps LCMS congregations and groups reach out to youth.

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LWML Mission Grant Reports

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League faithfully supports the work of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod through Mission Grants, which are funded in part through contributions collected in the familiar mite boxes.

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