Giving to Global Ministries


Your gifts bring help and hope and even the smallest gift can make an impact.

Your gifts…

  • Support missionaries who serve in all corners of the globe.
  • Make health care accessible to people all over the world.
  • Help churches sustain and expand their ministries.
  • Provide material and spiritual relief in the face of disaster – both natural and man-made.
  • Bolster the ministries of our partner organizations.

Your gift, joined with the gifts of others, makes a significant impact in the lives of individuals and communities. And when you give through the Advance, 100% of your gift goes to serve others in the way that you choose. 

Give to the greatest need

The below Advances are used by Global Ministries to create grants for partners around the world under our different programmatic areas. Donors giving to these Advances allow Global Ministries staff to award funds based on need. Give today! 

Where Most


Give directly to
the greatest need through Advance #01138A.

Photo: Cynthia Mack

Missionaries Around the World


Support the work of global missionaries around the world - Advance #00779Z.

Photo: Anthony Trueheart

Evangelism and Church Growth


Plant new churches and help existing ones grow - Advance #400400.

Photo: Young Seon Kim



Support community-based health programs through Advance #3021770.

Photo: Mike DuBose

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UMCOR is proud to be in ministry with hundreds of trusted partners. Find a project in a category that interests you, or search by geographic region or country.

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More Ways to Give


You can give to any of the ministries and projects currently supported by The United Methodist Church through UMCOR.

By Phone

Credit card gifts can be accepted by phone. Call toll free: ‪888-252-6174 to make your gift.

By Mail

Make your check payable to ADVANCE GCFA. Write the name of the ministry and the Advance code number on the memo line of the check.

Send your check to:
Advance GCFA
P.O. Box 9068
New York, NY 10087-9068.

By Church Offering

Make your check payable to your local church. Write the name of the ministry and the Advance code number on the memo line of your check so that your church and annual conference will get Advance credit. Drop your gift in any United Methodist church offering plate, or give your gift to your church treasurer.

Planned Giving

You can make a planned or estate gift in support of an Advance project. Learn more about planned giving here.

Gifts of Stock

UMCOR accepts gifts of stock or appreciated securities. Please contact Tom Farley, director of development, for details call +1.404.832.7782.

Matching Gifts and Workplace Giving

Check with your employer (or former employer if you are retired) to see if you can multiply your support for UMCOR through a gift match or combined charitable campaign programs. Provide your company with UMCOR Tax ID 82-1449602

IRA Giving

Congress renewed and made permanent a popular charitable IRA provision in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015. This provision allows people aged 70½ or older to make direct charitable gifts from traditional and Roth IRAs to charities in a total amount up to $100,000. These gifts are free from federal income taxation. In addition, the income tax laws of most states also allow tax-free treatment for these gifts.

Making gifts from IRA funds that would otherwise lead to increased taxes can be a wise choice for many. This is especially true for those who must take required minimum distributions each year.

For more information, check with us, your IRA administrator, or your tax advisor.

The Advance ensures that 100% of every gift reaches its intended mission or ministry through accountable channels you can track online.

All Advance projects are also eligible for Supplementary Gifts through United Methodist Women's giving channels.