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.
Millions of Dollars Donated
In 2015, Thrivent directed $100.3 million to people in need, churches and other nonprofits, and Thrivent members helped raise $103.6 million more. That's $203.9 million in total outreach.
Member impact in your community.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Thrivent Financial Foundation
The Thrivent Foundation has offered a variety of grant programs over the years to benefit 501(c)3 organizations in Thrivent's corporate communities (Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Appleton, Wisconsin) and also Lutheran/Christian communities. The foundation is currently exploring future impact areas and at this time is not accepting grant applications.
As the pathfinding work continues and new opportunities are identified and explored, more information will be shared.
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.
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.
The Thrivent Choice charitable grant program engages Thrivent members and chapters in providing grants that support charitable activities, furthering Thrivent's mission and its purposes under state law. Directing Thrivent Choice Dollars and participating in Voting Events are subject to the Terms and Conditions of the Thrivent Choice® program, and if you direct any Thrivent Choice Dollars® or participate in any Voting Events this means that you agree to the Terms and Conditions (PDF).