Community Engagement

The Community Engagement Team assists churches to engage with their communities with the Gospel and to actively partner with ministry opportunities in the Louisville area.

What We Do

  • Assist in creating an associational culture that is passionate about and engaged in ministry to those in need.
  • Develop, with the support of the Missions and Ministry Team, effective activities for surveying and assessing the needs of each church community.
  • Work in conjunction with the Missions and Ministry Team to help develop and implement effective mission engagement strategies.
  • Collaborate with other LRBA committees and teams as well as denominational entities.
  • Serve as a liaison to our ministry partners in the Louisville region.

Bless Every Home

Ministry Grants


The purpose of these grants is to support the missions and ministry activities of the LRBA churches and partner ministries.

Please note the following:

1. Applicants must file an application form annually, found online at

2. Applications must be postmarked or e-stamped by December 15.

3. Grants will be disbursed by no later than March 31. Only one application per ministry. A list of items and/or program areas for which you are requesting funding may be included in question 5 on the application.

4. Applications must include a budget for the ministry.

5. The ministry must be affiliated with at least one the following: (1) an actively participating LRBA church or ministry, (2) an approved Kingdom Partner that adheres to an approved doctrinal statement or an approved theological questionnaire.
6. Accountability: Applicants who have received a grant in a prior year must complete the accountability section on the grant application to be considered for another grant.

7. A Federal Tax Identification Number must be provided. This should be the federal identification number for the organization to whom the check is to be made payable. Federal law now requires us to obtain this number. Grant checks may not be payable to individuals.

8. Funding Request:
Primary consideration will be given to actively participating LRBA churches. Recognizing the limited amount of monies available during any given year, the number and amount of grants will be determined by the greatest Kingdom impact possible.

Allocation requests must be made annually and past funding is not a guarantee of future funding.

Mail completed application to:

Louisville Regional Baptist Association
Attn: Mission & Ministry Team
960 S 3rd St, Ste 100
Louisville, KY 40203-2216

or email completed application to:

Grant Application

M & M Team Guidelines

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