he who plows ought to plow in hope 1Corinthians 9:10

Mission

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HopeFeathers supports Christ centered organizations that help children with 

education, food and shelter. We are a small and effective organization. We take a grassroots approach with the philosophy of THINK BIG, START SMALL, START NOW. Christ gave us a mandate to help the poor. HopeFeathers is doing our part in fulfilling this command. 


What we do

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HopeFeathers provides Christ centered support and leadership to organizations across the world.  Our support is focused on the areas of education, nutrition and shelter for children in 3rd world countries. HopeFeathers encourages the development of sustainable programs centered on Christ's teachings and values at their core. We help with leadership development, strategic plans, connections to local resources and financial grants. HopeFeathers was established by Kimberly and Keith Edmunds in 2005, starting a self-funded ministry for the poor. 


Grants

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HopeFeathers understands that prospective applicants do not always have the resources to complete complex grant applications. We keep our guidelines very simple.   We are committed to our mission of providing help for Christ centered organizations that help poor children with education, food, and shelter. 

We would love your help

Hands-On

HopeFeather's stewardship of your financial contributions is one of the hallmarks of our organization. We have deep rooted, well established relationships with all of our grant recipient leaders and we communicate with them on a consistent basis. We've traveled to all the countries where grants have been awarded. You can be confident that your contributions are well managed and purposed. 

Christ-Centered

We  share the love of Christ with everyone we serve regardless of race, gender or religion. We are grounded in Christian values and beliefs, they are the foundation of HopeFeathers and all the work we do. 


Our core values are Love God, Love Yourself, Love People.  - We demonstrate these priorities by helping organizations that provide education, food, and shelter to poor children across the globe.

Donations are tax-deductible

We would love for you to join us in our efforts to impact the lives of children around the world. We currently partner with the King Baudouin Foundation, United States, to manage HopeFeather's grant distributions to recipient organizations in Africa. To make a tax deductible donation click on the link below. 

https://kbfus.networkforgood.com/projects/51035-h-kbfus-funds-hopefeathers

 

Nearly 100% direct

HopeFeathers is a labor of Christian love. We do not use any of your donations for administrative costs.  Occasionally we fund travel expenses for missionaries and volunteers supporting our goals and objectives around the world.

Kindness to the poor is a loan to the Lord, And He will give a reward to the lender. Proverbs 19:17

WE CAN HELP

  • Leadership – HopeFeathers leaders have extensive experience in business and operations in the marketplace.  We use our business expertise to help organizations operate more effectively in ministry.  This includes assistance with leadership coaching, business planning and accountability and fundraising strategies.


  • Resources – Our grantees often work together. HopeFeathers maintains connections with ministries that share our values, bringing people together to fulfill the command to help the poor.


  • Funding – HopeFeathers is a grant making organization that provides financial support for organizations that provide Christ centered education, food and shelter to poor children across the globe.


GRANT PROCESS

  • HopeFeathers does not accept unsolicited grant proposals. All applicants must send a brief email description of their resource need. Once your email is received and reviewed, you will be sent the instructions to proceed with the grant application process. 

 

  • Grants will generally be in the range of $500 to $10,000 per year. 

 

  • Grant requests will be considered only from organizations that are classified by the IRS as 501(c)(3), tax exempt agencies and not private foundations. 

 

  • HopeFeathers reserves the right to attach conditions to grants as circumstances warrant. HopeFeathers may require additional information, an interview or a site visit.  


  • If a proposal clearly is not within the giving interest of HopeFeathers, the applicant will be notified.

 


Here are some of the wonderful Christ CENTERED organizations HOPEFEATHERS supports

Mawuvio Outreach Programme -Ghana

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Mawuvio Outreach Programme (MOP) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and NGO located in Ghana, West Africa.  Established in August 2009, Mawuvio's Outreach Programme takes care of disadvantaged youth unable to afford fees for public schools. To learn more visit http://www.mawuviosoutreachprogramme.org

Wings of Hope International - Haiti

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Wings of Hope International (Wings) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to aid those in need by providing basic survival tools, such as healthcare, education, and nutrition. To learn more visit http://www.wingsofhopeintl.org

Hands of Love and Joy - Uganda

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Belinda Williams, founder of a Christian women's ministry,  Daughters of Virtue (DOV) Ministries, partnered with Hands of Love and Joy to build a orphanage for kids in Mukono, Uganda.  The children had been living in the small home and church of Pastors Charles and Betty Mukasa.  To learn more visit http://www.handsofloveandjoy.org

Bethel Organic Farms - Uganda

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Bethel Organic Farms  in Mukono, Uganda is operational and providing subsistence food to the Hands of Love & Joy orphanage. The farm also provides training to the local villagers, Christian ministry and ultimately economic value to the community.  The  3 acre farm includes crops and livestock. It is managed and run by Samuel and Patricia Omittah.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, that sings the tune without the words and never stops at all - Emily Dickinson

If you are a Christ centered 501(c)(3) or an NGO(third world) serving children with education, food, and shelter in economically disadvantaged areas, we would love to hear what you are doing. Provide a short description and we will respond promptly!

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