The upcoming 2016 (World Hunger funded) Domestic Hunger Grants application cycle is now open and will close on July 10, 2015.


The ELCA World Hunger-funded Domestic Hunger Grants support ministries that offer hope and assistance to many thousands of people who experience poverty and hunger in the United States. These grants do more than just give food to people who are hungry — in addition to immediate relief programs, ELCA World Hunger Domestic Hunger Grants fund projects in community development and community-based organizing and advocacy that strengthen the foundations of communities impacted by hunger and poverty.


Applicants can access the application as well as information regarding the application criteria and process at


Please feel free to contact Mr. Joe Young, Program Director for Community Development at 800-638-3522 ext. 2683, or Ms. Johnnie Thompson, Sr. Administrative Assistant at 800-638-3522 ext. 2693 with any questions concerning the Domestic Hunger Grant process.