• "...to bring good news to the poor... proclaim release to the captives... let the oppressed go free..."
  • (Luke 4:18-19)
  • Bridges & Gateways Endowment

    The Bridges & Gateways Endowment was established in 2018
    to provide current financial resources for today while securing long-term assets for the future.

    The Bridges & Gateways Endowment is comprised of five distinct funds. Gifts may be designated to any of these or a combination. A portion of a gift will be used for AB Women’s Ministries’ operational use.
    • The Beloved Community Fund will provide opportunities to women and girls to embrace our diversity as Christians through mission, dialogue, education, and spiritual formation. This fund supports the growth of healthy communities and enhanced communication, facilitating safe, and sustaining relationships.
    • The Break the Chains Fund provides education, advocacy, partnerships, and opportunities to learn how to prevent sex trafficking through workshops and events, partnerships, and grants for new projects.
    • The In Her Shoes Fund builds relationships and empowers women and girls through mentoring programs, workshops for all ages, working with local schools, businesses, and community centers, and advocacy and awareness. This fund helps women and girls find the support and encouragement they need.
    • The Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Program Fund supports the development of tutoring programs, workshops and events, partnering schools, and scholarships. This fund enables AB Women’s Ministries to partner with other organizations to make sure girls receive an excellent foundation for life.
    • The Developing Leaders Fund offers opportunities for women and girls to develop their God-given gifts for leadership is a critical part of American Baptist Women’s Ministries. The Developing Leaders Fund was created to support the following leadership and development training, education and credentialing, spiritual and financial wellness education, networking events, and mentoring relationships. The Developing Leaders Fund ensures that strong women and girl leaders will have an impact on our ministries and our society into the future.

    Ways to Give
    As our way of saying thank you for your gift, supporters of this endowment may be included in the AB Women’s Ministries Legacy Society. If you desire that your gift be anonymous, please let us know.

    Give Now!
    Send your contribution to American Baptist Women’s Ministries offices at 1075 First Ave., Ste. C-210, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Checks should be payable to "American Baptist Women's Ministries" with "Bridges & Gateways Endowment" in the memo line. You can also give online using your credit card.

    More Ways to Give:
    Your financial commitment is important for the initiatives supported by the Bridges & Gateways Endowment. American Baptist Women’s Ministries has partnered with American Baptist Foundation to provide creative “planned giving” options. In addition to cash gifts, we strongly encourage other ways to give and embrace the following:
    • Gifts through wills and bequests
    • Gifts of stock
    • Life insurance designations
    • Real estate and other property
    Life income agreements, such as charitable trusts and gift annuities, are also available. These provide steady income to donors while assuring a long-term benefit to the ministry.

    For more information on ways to give, contact American Baptist Foundation at (610) 768-2035 or abfadmin@abc-usa.org.

    1075 First Ave STE C-210 · King of Prussia, PA · 19406
    (610) 768-2288 · info@abwomensministries.org