Thousands of givers at the National Christian Foundation (NCF) are stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing assistance when churches and charities need it the most.
In March and April alone, givers mobilized more than $196 million in grants from their NCF Giving Funds (donor-advised funds), and critical resources went to efforts like disaster relief, providing for the homeless and the hungry, medical research, and local churches across the country.
NCF’s grants were up $50 million — a 31% increase — compared to the same timeframe last year.
“Givers at the National Christian Foundation responded immediately in the face of crisis, creatively finding ways to make an impact through their resources during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said NCF’s Chief Operating Officer, Diane Morone, in a press release. “We’re blessed to serve some of the most generous people in the world and help them make a strategic, timely difference for the causes they care about most.”
In March and April alone, more than 46,000 grants were distributed to a variety of organizations. Assistance included:
Headquartered in Atlanta, the National Christian Foundation (NCF) helps Christians simplify their giving and multiply their impact with tax-smart tools and strategies. With 30 local offices around the country, NCF has received over $15 billion in contributions from generous givers and granted over $12 billion to more than 63,000 charities since 1982.
By NRB Staff
Published: June 11, 2020