ELCA Domestic Hunger Grant Applications Open April 1

The application window for 2020 ELCA World Hunger Domestic Hunger Grants will open April 1. Visit to learn more about the grants and how to apply. Due to COVID-19, the deadline for grant applications has been extended to June 1. 

Organizations applying for an ELCA grant for the first time are invited to set up an account in ELCA GrantMaker in advance in order to access the application form immediately once the window opens. If your organization has already registered in ELCA GrantMaker, now is a great time to log back in and confirm that the contact information in the account is up to date.

ELCA World Hunger will be hosting two webinars to review granting priorities and cover the basics of applying. To call in, simply click on the link below for the date of your choice.

• April 7, 12 p.m. Central Time
April 16,  6 p.m. Central Time

Application Timeline

• Registration open: March 18 – May 8, 2020

NOTE: Applicants must be registered in ELCA GrantMaker to access the application. Allow up to two weeks for registration approval. If you have not registered by May 8, you will not be able to start a new application. If you have already registered in ELCA GrantMaker, you do not need to register again.

• Application open: April 1 – May 22, 2020
• Application review: Mid-June to mid-September 2020
• Awards announced: November 2020

The ELCA World Hunger Team thanks everyone for all you do to work creatively and courageously toward a just world where all are fed — neighbor to neighbor, community to community. If you have any questions or feedback, please contact the team at

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