Give to Christian Ministry Endowments

The WMU Foundation, plays a vital role in supporting Baptist missions and various related causes by managing the endowments of churches and other Christian ministries that are connected to the work of National WMU.

Disaster Relief Fund

In response to the September 11, 2001, tragedies, WMU and the WMU Foundation launched the HEART fund. This fund provides grants enabling Baptists to offer direct relief and rebuilding aid to disaster victims in the United States as well as globally.

Flooded plains in a city after a natural disaster

Christian Ministry Endowments

Arab Center for Consulting & Training / Arab Woman Today

Baptist Student Union Advancement Fund

The Baptist Student Union (BSU) Advancement Fund aids Baptist collegiate ministries on college campuses across the country and provides funding in areas where local Baptist congregations are not able to support Baptist student ministries.

Barbara Massey Endowment

Named for a long-time children’s worker at national WMU, this grant goes to Christian children’s leaders serving in international contexts.

Canadian Baptist Theological Seminary and College Fund

This fund provides grants exclusively to the Canadian Baptist Theological Seminary and College for academic, administrative, and capital needs, including student recruitment and scholarships.

Dalton & Judith Edwards Ethnic Leadership Development Endowment

Grants from the Edwards Endowment provide training opportunities for current and prospective ethnic leaders throughout New Mexico. This endowment honors Dalton and Judith Edwards’ years of service as NAMB missionaries in New Mexico.

Evelyn Tully Endowment for International Women’s Conferences

Grants from the Tully Endowment make it financially possible for international women to participate in Baptist conferences in their own countries. Past grant recipients include women from Moldova, Sri Lanka, Jordan, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Bulgaria, and Burkina Faso, among others.

Gloria Philpot Thurman Endowment

The Thurman Endowment, named to honor the missionary who served in Bangladesh for over 30 years, supports the work of the Bangladesh Baptist Church Women’s Fellowship.

HEART Fund for Disaster Relief

Grants from the HEART (Humanitarian Emergency Aid for Rebuilding Tomorrow) Fund allow Baptists to provide direct relief and rebuilding assistance to disaster victims in the United States and around the world.

Judith Slayden and David Warren Hayes Endowment

Grants from this endowment support the work of Christian ministries that are focused on providing support to victims of human trafficking.

Kristyn Ross WMU Camp Network Endowment

Grants from this endowment support the ministry of the WMU Camp Directors Network. Funds can be used to support this ministry in a variety of ways, such as administration, leadership development resources, retreats and meetings, creation of resources, promotion and marketing efforts.

Zachariah Seanor

Director of Mission Advancement