Elim Lutheran Church Foundation
What is the purpose of the Elim Lutheran Church Foundation?
Desiring the need for an ongoing program of stewardship that reaches out, beyond the doors of Elim Lutheran Church. The congregation established the foundation in January 1997. Its purpose is to receive and invest gifts and bequests for the growth and advancement of God’s Kingdom.
Gifts will be used exclusively for religious, charitable and educational endeavors independent of Elim Lutheran Church. Carrying out the object of propagating faith in Jesus Christ, domestically and abroad. 5% of the foundation assets are donated annually.
How is the fund governed and managed?
The endowment fund is owned by the members of Elim and managed by a board of elected directors who support the foundation financially. Your input is important in determining on how the board will direct the use of the contribution.
How Can I Contribute?
Contributions can be made in cash, stocks, bonds, insurance, and other securities: or in your will as a bequest or trust. Your contribution provides for an opportunity for stewardship, personal fulfillment and declaring your values to family and others whom you can positively influence. Contributions are tax deductible and may provide other tax benefits.
Interested in nominating an organization? Please download the application for additional information.
Application deadline: October 1, 2020
Fiscal 2019 Gift Recipients
Bethel's Centre of Pastoral Care
Friends of Madagascar
International Health Partners
Iringa HOPE- Go Make Disciples Fund
La Fuente Ministries
Lutheran College Megan Malaski - The Miller Fund
ELCA- Disaster Relief
Mission Evangelism to Corrections
New Life Community Center
St. Crois Chaplaincy Association
St Paul Synod: Local Mission