We know we can’t do everything to address injustices, but we can do something.
I am a living witness to the power of empowerment. I've seen it first-hand in my own family.
Jesus exhorted his followers to be the kind of people who rush to uplift those in need (Luke 14:5ff), and he warned against being concerned with our faith’s finer points while neglecting its fundamentals (Matthew 23:23).
As a funding organization, we work to help close the all-too-frequent opportunity gap confronting Black church planting leaders, and we are motivated and guided by these core convictions:
The Rise Fund began when church planting leaders began to recognize the same need and the same opportunity at the same time. With their initial funding, the Rise Fund launched and began grant distribution in 2021.
Does your organization want to participate? We would welcome other partners to join equally with us.