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Domestic Hunger Grants

Registration for the ELCA World Hunger’s 2023 Domestic Hunger Grants is now open! Organizations applying for an ELCA Domestic Hunger Grant for the first time must register by creating an account in ELCA GrantMaker to access the application once the window opens on April 18, 2022. Organizations who previously registered in ELCA GrantMaker should log in to confirm their contact information is current. Learn More.

ELCA World Hunger will host a Zoom webinar on April 6 at 1:00pm ET to review granting priorities and cover the basics of applying. Register Now. The webinar will be recored and accessible on the Domestic Hunger Grant FAQ page after the event. 

Application Timeline

  • Registration open: March 18–May 6, 2022.
    NOTE: Applicants must be registered in ELCA GrantMaker to access the application. Allow up to three days for registration approval. If you have not registered by May 6, 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 18–May 20, 2022.
  • Application review: June 2022–October 2022.
  • Awards recommendations shared with applicants and synods: November 2022.
  • Final awards approved and announced: February 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact hunger@ELCA.org.