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We believe that we are stronger, together. Through our support, we can create a culture of generosity and love.
Since 2015, the Immanuel Vision Foundation has provided financial support to nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organizations whose missions align with our own. More specifically, those that:
“Meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of seniors,
respond to needs in community health and support the ministry of the Church.”
The fall, church-related grant cycle opens August 1. If your organization is interested in applying, please review the below criteria before completing an application. The 2021 grant application details can be downloaded below. Please note and adhere to the strict deadline and required elements of a complete application. Questions may be directed to Kaley Swartz-Brown, Grants Coordinator, at 402.829.6959 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), the Immanuel Vision Foundation annually awards Synod-related grants in the fall. Organizations that are not affiliated with the ELCA, that otherwise meet the criteria listed below, are eligible to apply during the Immanuel Vision Foundation spring community grant cycle (February 1 – March 31, 2022). Grant application details for that cycle will be posted prior to February 1.
The Immanuel Vision Foundation accepts church-related grant applications up to an amount of $10,000 annually August 1 - September 30. To be considered, completed applications MUST be received or postmarked no later than September 30. Please note: Your congregation must have received an eligibility letter from the Immanuel Vision Foundation in order to be eligible to apply for this grant cycle.
Please review the Sample Grant Application and this Instructional Video for some tips on how to complete an application.
The Immanuel Vision Foundation seeks to support organizations that:
Special consideration will be given to the following priority areas:
The Foundation supports programs and initiatives that embody the Immanuel vision that “All people will grow and age with dignity, safety and wellness.” Immanuel’s expertise for the health and well-being of seniors, identified as the post-65 age population, make this a particular priority area for Foundation funding.
The Foundation supports programs and initiatives that help strengthen and stabilize community growth, health and well-being.
Grants in this area support ELCA congregations and organizations that reflect a heritage of faith-based service to others.
Organizations Seeking Foundation Funding Must Meet the Following Criteria:
Regardless of the grant cycle, the Immanuel Vision Foundation does not support grant requests for: