Changing the Community One House at a Time

April 13, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

Editor’s Note: To celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Kaleidoscope Fund grant recipients, we are sharing the 2017 recipient’s stories over the next two months. See all 2017 stories here as they are published. -LCEF Editorial Team Most people have given up on East St. Louis (ESL). Once a bustling industrial city, the fourth largest in Illinois, ESL is […]


Introducing the Amazing Stories of the 2017 K...

April 9, 2018 | Posted by Demian Farnworth

On Monday, April 2, we announced the 2018 Kaleidoscope Fund grant process is now open. We believe this is a perfect opportunity to check back in with the 2017 recipients and look at their stories in full detail. Over the next couple months, we are going to share those stories as a reflection of the […]


LCEF’s Kaleidoscope Fund Announces the 2017...

November 6, 2017 | Posted by LCEF

On Monday, November 6, the Kaleidoscope Fund, a granting program established by Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF), announced the 2017 grant recipients. The fund awarded a total of $601,000 to 11 Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) ministries throughout the United States. The ministries receiving a grant, along with a brief description of their proposal, are as […]