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Financial Resources for Your Church Amid COVID-19


CARES Act: Get the latest information on the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), including a webinar detailing how the CARES Act can benefit churches, schools, and nonprofits.

Baptist Extension Board loan payment deferment of payments: For more information about this, email David Washburn or Leslie Straw

BGAV Grants:  hurches with specific ministry needs related to their community response to the pandemic may apply for a grant up to $1,000. Apply for a grant.  *NOTE: Currently all grant funds have been allocated. However, you may still fill out an application in the event more funds become available.

Online Giving: Giving opportunities through the BGAV or a third-party service allow your members to give while you’re not meeting physically for worship services.


Ways You Can Respond and/or Request Help

Complete any or all of the forms below as indicated, and we will respond as is appropriate.

My church would like to apply for a BGAV grant of up to $1,000
to help our community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apply Now

I have a story to share about how we are responding
in our church/community to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Share a Story

Can your church facility function as a small scale feeding site? Share information about your church kitchen and resources.
Share Church Resources

I would like to request prayer and/or a personal contact from a chaplain.
Submit a Request

Donate to Our COVID-19 Response!
Give to help BGAV volunteers and churches responding to COVID-19 with grants to support local church ministries and with other response-related ministry opportunities as they arise.
Donate Now

I would like to add my name/my church to the list of state volunteers and/or sites willing and able to respond to COVID-19-related needs in my community.
Add My Name