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Collaborative funds

Addressing pressing and unmet needs facing our shared community

Effective, positive and lasting change

Together with donors, we address a number of pressing and unmet needs facing our shared community. Over time, donors gave directly to us to impact ever-changing community needs. The issues addressed are inspired by donor interests and informed through our relationship with the community.

Helping those most impacted by Covid-19

Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we have made grants to support the health and economic vulnerabilities of communities most impacted by COVID-19 through our Disaster Relief Field of Interest Fund.  

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Current initiatives

Kindness

Family violence

Aims to end an enduring epidemic of domestic violence and child abuse with resources, education and awareness through congregations.

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Tree

Creation care

Takes a faith-based approach to building awareness and lasting change for God’s creation.

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Crowd

Disaster response

Helps people worldwide grow food, improve health and build livelihoods where needs are the greatest. Currently, our disaster relief fund is focused on helping those hit hardest by COVID-19.

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Field of Interest grants

Through our Field of Interest Grants, donors make gifts to pool with other generous donors to achieve a greater impact on an issue or field of interest, without naming a specific organization. Below are stories of organizations where our generous donors made an impact. 

A masked employee helping a client during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid-19

Supporting organizations that are on the ground helping those hardest hit by COVID-19.
Individual picking up litter

Disaster Response

Providing immediate relief to communities and victims of disasters.
A newborn baby sleeping

Health Services

Supporting services designed to improve the health and well-being of individuals and families.
Mom helping her son with homework

Education

Addressing issues and needs in the area of Christian education at all levels.
Mom and daughter

Human Services

Improving the quality of life of individuals and families within the Christian community.
Two individuals in a meeting

ELCA & Related Organizations

Supporting urgent and unmet needs of the ELCA and its ministries.
An individual talking to another person.

LCMS & Related Organizations

Supporting urgent and unmet needs of the LCMS and its ministries.
Two individuals giving each other a high-five

WELS & Related Organizations

Supporting urgent and unmet needs of the WELS and its ministries.
An individual talking to others at a meeting.

Ecumenical & Interfaith Organizations

Supporting urgent and unmet needs of interfaith ministries.

Take action on your generosity

To make a gift to one of our Collaborative Funds visit our make a gift page. Please specify a Field of Interest Fund for Disaster Relief, Health, Human Services, or Education.

To receive a matching gift through thrivent.com, please select Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing. Your gift will then be directed to our Disaster Relief Fund.