Applications for ELCA World Hunger’s 2025 Domestic Hunger Grants are open! To learn more about submitting a Letter of Inquiry (LOI), grant partnership eligibility, and our granting priorities, please visit our Domestic Hunger Grants website.

ELCA World Hunger hosted a Zoom webinar last week to review granting priorities and cover the basics of submitting an LOI. You can access a recording of this webinar via the Domestic Hunger Grant FAQ page.

Application Timeline

  • Letter of inquiry form open: May 1–June 16, 2024
  • Letter of inquiry review: June 17–August 4, 2024
  • Response to the letter of inquiry (decline or accept): August 23, 2024
  • Invited applicants to complete grant application in ELCA GrantMaker: August–September 2024
  • Review and communication between ELCA World Hunger staff and grant applicants on proposal: August–October 2024
  • Award notifications shared with applicants: November 2024
  • 2025 Domestic Hunger Grants start date: March 2025

Thank you for your creative, courageous work toward a just world where all are fed — neighbor to neighbor, community to community. If you have any questions, please contact