the fruit of your labor
Mission and Passion
“The mission of the Berean Baptist Church Foundation is to honor God by educating, encouraging and facilitating lasting giving opportunities that represent the spiritual passion of the donor, providing responsible management of resources and funding to advance the cause of Christ.”
Since 2005, the Berean Foundation has prayerfully and passionately worked to advance Christian ministries. Through the careful investment and management of your charitable gifts, the Foundation provides them with ongoing, long-term financial support. Our prudent investment strategy meets both long-term growth and short-term liquidity requirements. Funds received through Foundation investments are distributed through donor designation to worthy ministries.
that honors God today and tomorrow
Current Giving Opportunities
It is our privilege as Christians to honor God with benevolent gift giving. When you participate in the Berean Foundation, your tax deductible gift is carefully invested for growth. You may direct which ministry you wish your gift to benefit.
Christian Camping Ministries
Provides financial support for children and teens in need so they can attend Christian camps to learn about God while enjoying the great outdoors.
Dedicated to helping advance the adoption of children into Christian families.
Children in Need
Supports ministries that provide Christian care to children in need both locally and globally.
Christian Ministry Internships
Provides financial support for college and seminary students serving as youth ministry interns in the local church.
Troy Olson Memorial Scholarship
A college scholarship fund originally established by the family of Troy Olson and now continued by the Berean Foundation.
New Ministries for the Berean Foundation
Subject to board approval, the Berean Foundation is open to establishing new ministry funds; minimal funding may apply. Contact the Foundation for more information.
God’s work today and into the future
Four options to customize your giving
1. Legacy Giving
Your will is your final opportunity for investing in the cause of Christ. Bequeathing a Foundation investment is a way to honor God for generations to come. Gift investment distributions can be donor directed or left to the discretion of the Foundation Board.
2. Gift Giving
Celebrate, honor, recognize or thank someone by giving a gift to the Foundation in someone’s name. It’s a beautiful and meaningful way to say, “Happy Birthday,” “Merry Christmas,” “Thank You,” or “Congratulations!”
3. General Contributions
Contributions can be made at any time by anyone who wants to be a part of honoring God through giving that lasts.
4. Memorial Giving
Remember and recognize someone you have loved and respected by making a Memorial Gift in his or her memory. You may direct the gift to one of our established funds or any other Christian cause. The family of the diseased is notified of all tributes.
can invest in Berean Foundation ministries
Giving at every stage of life
Children and Teens
You can give to one or more Foundation ministries as a way to celebrate events in honor of others! How about planning a birthday party where gifts are given to a Foundation ministry as a meaningful way to share your love for Jesus?
Regular or occasional gifts to the Foundation will invest in ministries that have touched your life. Help kids go to camp! Help children without parents find an adoptive family! Say “Happy Birthday,” “Merry Christmas,” or “Thank You” with a gift to a Foundation ministry.
Charitable giving for you involves regular or occasional gifting of any amount depending on God’s leading and provision. The Foundation is here to help your gifts grow through careful investment in funds that support a variety of ministries near and dear to your heart. Planning for legacy giving to the Foundation is on the horizon while gifts in honor or memory of a loved one are always welcomed.
Now is the time to update your estate planning to be sure that your legacy will support the Christian values you practice and taught your children and grandchildren. You can make a lasting impact on your community with a gift to the Berean Foundation.
Learn more about the good work the Berean Foundation is doing in our Christian community today! Together we can support the cause of Christ today and tomorrow.
Contact: 309 Country Road 42, Burnsville, MN 55306
952.432.7168 | Foundation@bereanbaptist.com