LIVING INTO THE FUTURE FOUNDATION

Dedicated to supporting the ministries of the West District of the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church, by providing a variety of monetary grants to churches, clergy and laity.

UM-LITFF seeks to provide a sign of hope in the West District.  We are not just about programs and projects, but pursuing a mission of seeking peace, justice and freedom for those we serve -- the poor, deprived, and homeless.  We shall continue to work to ensure that all experience God' life-giving love.

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

The United Methodist - Living Into The Future Foundation is a 501(c)3 public social service organizatioin providing resources for programs and individuals in the development and nurture of leaders and community services which promote the well-being of people so that all may  experience God's life-giving love.

UM-LITFF GRANTS

GRANTS
Grants are available to United Methodist Church congregations in the West District (Long Beach, Los Angeles, San Bernardino).

Each application is reviewed and considered based upon alignment with LITFF's Mission Statement.  Applications from organizations outside of local UM churches but affiliated with the UMC or in alignment with LITFF's Mission Statement, are also given consideration.

GRANTS

United Methodist - Living into the Future Foundation offers the following categories of grants:

LEADERSHIP INDIVIDUAL GRANTS

LEADERSHIP GRANTS         One granted per fiscal year, per person, $500 limit, leadership training and development, for clergy and/or laity

SEED GRANTS AND SUSTAINING GRANTS

SEED GRANTS - For new initiatives, new projects, new ministry, maximum $1,000

                                                                SUSTAINING GRANT - For established projects, ministries, initiatives, maximum $5,000

EMERGENCY GRANTS

EMERGENCY GRANTS  For shortfall of funding, maximum $7,500

Lecture

MINISTRIES

Networking

CHURCHES

Women Holding Hands

ORGANIZATIONS

MINISTRIES, CHURCHES AND ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORTED BY UM-LITFF GRANTS (PARTIAL LIST)

WESLEY FOUNDATION - UCLA- 580 CAFE

STRENGTH FOR THE JOURNEY CAMP

ESL BREAKFAST CLUB - LOS ALTOS UMC

GET ON THE BUS - VISITATION MINISTRY TO FAMILIES OF INCARCERATED

LOAVES AND FISHES FOOD COLLABORATIVE

SOLA COMMUNITY PEACE CENTER

CROSSROADS UMC EEPUNGMENT CLINIC

SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS-ST. MARK, BOWEN MEMORIAL, ST. JOHN UMCs

Urban Kids Camp

CONTACT LIVING INTO THE FUTURE FOUNDATION

Get in touch with Living Into the Future Foundation to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

562-429-1441

LITFF BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Stan Shimotsu, President; Earl Butler, Vice President/Grant Committee Chair; Y. Richard Kuyama, Finance Chair; Mercy Herstad, Secretary; Neva Johnson, Treasurer; Susan Stouffer, Secretary, Grant Committee; Joe Rodriguez; Andre Aldridge; Myrna Jefferson Williams; Patricia King; Troy Goar - Johnson; Olu Harding; Ana-Haydee Urda; Erma Dozier; Sandra Jefferson

 

Lesa Smith,Executive Director; Rev. Mark Nakagawa, District Superintendent.

DONATE NOW- ONLINE DONATIONS

Your financial contributions assure the support UM-LITFF provides continues well into the future.  For your convenience, on-line donations can be received on the calpacwestdistrict.org website. 

Go to that site and click on the link Donate Now. 

Donations by check may be made payable to: United Methodist-Living into The Future Foundation or UM-LITFF.  Checks may be mailed to the West District office, 1225 West 190th Street, Suite 205, Gardena, California 90248.

562-429-1441

1225 West 190th St

Suite 205
Gardena, Los Angeles County 90248
USA

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