The ELCA Lutheran Services for Children Endowment supports programs that represent the most successful models for innovative service delivery for children and youth. The endowment covers several program areas, including proactive prevention projects on dependency, wellness and nutrition, services that meet particular situations confronting special populations and educational programs that enhance school experiences for children and youth in community and congregational settings.
The ELCA Lutheran Services for the Elderly Endowment catalyzes the development of new methods of ministry primarily for and by older adults. The endowment supports programs for education in areas related to aging. The endowment funds programs that represent the most successful models for innovative service delivery and enables the growing older adult population to be both clients and agents of further service growth and fund development.