LDS Philanthropies
1450 N. University Ave.
Provo, UT 84604
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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.

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      Moving the Work Forward

      Because of generous donations to the General Missionary Fund, nearly 24,000 need-based missionaries have received training in one of the 14 international missionary training centers (MTCs). An equal number were trained in the Provo MTC, where missionaries come from 155 countries and learn in 55 languages.
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    • Racing Against Time

      Only 13 percent of the world’s top genealogical records are digitized and preserved, leaving the rest at risk of destruction or loss. At current rates it will take 124 years to capture the top-tier records. Governments are asking FamilySearch for help in preserving their records at three times the rate FamilySearch and its crews can capture.
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    • Learning That Makes a Difference

      Brent Adams, director of the BYU Center for Animation told members of the Jesse and Amanda Knight Society that BYU students are making a difference in the media industry. “[BYU students’] goodness and high moral standards defy stereotypes and ultimately contribute to their success,” he said.
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