COVID-19 Doesn’t Stop Generosity

Givers at the National Christian Foundation Mobilize $196 Million for Charities NCF Tampa Bay family – Thousands of givers at the National Christian Foundation (NCF) are stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic, providing assistance when churches and charities need it the most. In March and April alone, givers mobilized more than $196 million in grants from the NCF Giving Funds (donor-advised funds), and critical resources went to efforts like disaster relief, providing for the homeless and the hungry, medical research, and local churches across the country. 

NCF’s grants were up $50 million – a 31 % increase – compared to the same timeframe last year.

In March and April alone, more than 46,000 grants were distributed to a variety of organizations.

Assistance included:
**$17.1 million in grants to humanitarian aid and disaster relief (400 % increase over March/April 2019)
**More than $650,000 raised for smaller churches in need due to COVID-19, as part of the Churches Helping Churches initiative
**$42.5 million to churches nationwide (a 62 % increase)
**$4 million to organizations providing food and basic human necessities, including 400 food banks nationwide (last year 161 food banks were supported)
**A 239% increase in grants to medical research, and $5,012,679 went to helping orphans (a 63 % increase over last year)

All of these amazing statistics show, yet again, NCF givers meeting the challenge. 

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