Aid, Relief & Community Development

Challenged to generously love our neighbor, we respond to people in need; collaborate in times of crisis; network agencies; support sustainability and creation care; build capacity; empower local church engagement; and resource aid, relief, and community development. 

Primary Ministry Programs

  • Baptist World Aid (BWAid)
    BWAid has been providing grants for the last 100 years to empower Baptist conventions, unions, and churches to provide holistic Gospel witness in their communities through by aid, relief, and community development. 

  • BWA Forum for Aid and Development (BFAD)
    A network of more than 30 Baptist aid agencies and professionals collaboratively working together for global impact.

Relevant Commissions
  • Commission on Baptist World Aid
  • Commission on Creation Care
  • Commission on Racial, Gender, and Economic Justice

Responding to COVID-19

Your sacrificial gifts to the BWA are enabling us to respond to needs in every region of the world during this crisis. Baptist World Aid has already sent more than 100 emergency grants which are impacting 130,000+ people in over 70 countries. View our COVID-19 microsite to learn more about our global response.

Impact Report for 2020

Aid, Relief & Community Development Projects

Countries Served

Lives Forever Impacted