Icon for the Moravian Housing & Shelter Field of Interest FundThe Housing & Shelter Field of Interest Fund is one of the original funds established in 2019. Since inception, it has made 10 grants totaling $27,700. It is inspired by Matthew 25 “I was homeless and you gave me a room.”

The goal of this fund is to help Moravian congregations, fellowships, emerging ministries, and agencies answer the call to provide shelter to the homeless, protecting them from the elements or any kind of danger.

Some examples of grants made from the Housing & Shelter Fund are:

Jan Blahoslav High SchoolHejnice,
Czeck Republic
$4,000New dormitory for school started by Czech Province of the Moravian Church2023
West Side Moravian ChurchGreen Bay, WI$1,000Furniture, toys, supplies for families in transitional housing program2023
Anthony’s PlotWinston-Salem, NC$6,000Land prep for affordable home in Sunnyside neighborhood2023
On Wings Like a DoveWinston-Salem, NC$2,500Medical/dental/vision services for residents in transitional housing program2023
City With DwellingsWinston-Salem, NC$2,500Ecumenical Diversion Fund to help prevent homelessness2023
King Moravian ChurchKing, NC$2,000Purchase lumber to repair/replace unsafe decks, porches and steps and build wheelchair ramps2022
Board of World MissionBethlehem, PA$2,000Provide 10 $200 grants to congregations to help Ukranian refugees2022
Hope Moravian ChurchWinston-Salem, NC$2,000Reduce, reuse, and recycle abandoned mobile homes and use 3D printing to rebuild other structures2022
Moravian Open DoorNew York, NY$2,850Provide transitional housing and support2021
Laurel RidgeLaurel Springs, NC$2,850Lumber to build ramps for people with disabilities2021


Macedonia Moravian Church keeps homeless families together through Family Promise

Moravian Board of World Mission helps house Ukranian refugees

The Housing & Shelter Field of Interest Fund makes grants to Moravian congregations and agencies to provide housing for those who are homeless or in danger.