Living Generously

Many companies give back. At Thrivent Financial, we help people live generously. Our members offer hope, reach out to those in despair and show God's love in amazing ways.

Strengthening Communities & Congregations

Families in need. Empty food shelves. Struggling churches. Where our members see adversity, they also see hope. Because Thrivent members across the country (PDF) are part of something special: a membership organization that changes lives.

Thrivent and members: $182.7 million in outreach

Millions of Dollars Donated

In 2014, Thrivent directed $103.1 million to people in need, churches and other nonprofits, and Thrivent members helped raise $106.7 million more. That's $209.8 million in total outreach.

Member impact in your community.

Financial Giving

Put money where your heart is. We make it easy to be good stewards of the gifts you've been given. As a Thrivent member, you can provide one-time or ongoing financial support to the causes that matter to you.

Thrivent Choice®

If you're eligibleMore Information you may be able to recommend where Thrivent donates some of its charitable outreach dollars. In 2014, this program gave more than $50 million to churches, communities and individuals.


  • Must be a benefit member (someone who meets membership eligibility, has been admitted for membership, and has a qualified connection to a Thrivent Financial insurance or annuity product or received a settlement agreement from such insurance).
  • Must be age 16 or older.

Plus one of the following:

  • $800 or more in annual premiums of qualifying insurance products.
  • $20,000 or more in contract value of qualifying products.
  • Hold a Thrivent Financial volunteer leadership position.

See full eligibility details (PDF).


Learn more and direct your Choice Dollars®

Simply Giving®

Endorsed by Thrivent Federal Credit Union, this program automatically withdraws funds from the bank account of your choice and deposits the money into the account of your church or nonprofit organization.

Get started giving today

Disaster response

When disaster strikes, people need money for food, shelter and getting back on their feet. Thrivent works at the national, regional and local level, making it easy to contribute.

Learn more about our disaster response efforts

Thrivent Financial Foundation

The Thrivent Financial Foundation is currently reviewing future direction. All 2016 grant requests to the Thrivent Financial Foundation will be limited to an invitation only basis.

InFaith Community Foundation

Design a donor-advised fund that reflects your charitable interests and give in ways that match your circumstances. Through proven stewardship, we'll make the most of your gifts and put your goals into action.

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Many of our members choose to donate the gift of their time. In fact, last year members gave a collective 10.7 million hours to causes near and far. Find a project that speaks to you – or start one of your own.

Thrivent Action Teams

Turn your faith into action! Good things happen when people unite to make a difference. Simply identify a need in your area, organize a team, apply and get going.

Get your Thrivent Action Team started

Thrivent Member Networks

Over the next few years, our current chapter system is moving to a new structure: Thrivent Member Networks. Soon it will be even easier for members to start conversations, form connections and help others.

Learn more

Thrivent chapters

Part of what makes Thrivent unique is our chapter system, which brings people together to serve, support and socialize. We have hundreds of chapters across the country. As a member, you might already be part of a chapter.

Get involved with your local Thrivent chapter

Thrivent Builds

Through our unique partnership with Habitat for Humanity, we construct and repair homes across the United States and abroad. Pick up your hammer or put your leadership skills to work for these short- or long-term projects.

Take part in Thrivent Builds today (Link opens in new window)

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.