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What is LDS Philanthropies?



LDS Philanthropies is a department of the Office of the Presiding Bishopric responsible for philanthropic donations to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its affiliated charities including:

  •  Brigham Young University
  •  Humanitarian Services
  •  BYU-Hawaii
  •  Missionary Fund
  •  BYU-Idaho
  •  FamilySearch
  •  LDS Business College
  •  Church History
  •  Perpetual Education Fund
  •  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
  •  CES Elementary/Secondary Schools
  •  Temple Patron and Construction Funds


100 percent of all donations go to help those in need.  No administrative costs are deducted by LDS Philanthropies or our affiliated charities. For more information about us, view our history or visit our Contact Us page.


What Every Saint Should Know About LDS Philanthropies

You may not be aware that gifts beyond tithing and fast offerings to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its affiliated charities are invited and welcomed. As a donor, your gifts provide the opportunity to receive additional blessings from heaven as you reach out to help feed the hungry, heal the sick, and clothe the naked.

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