The deadline has now passed for 2020 applications. The NAAMC Missions Awards application will re-open March 2021.

Missions Award Application


Due Date: Monday, July 6, 2020, @ 7:00 pm EST

The National African American Missions Conference (NAAMC) has raised over $45,000.00 in support for first-time missionaries and missionaries returning to the field since 2013. The NAAMC Missions Awards Program (MAP) supports both short-term and long-term missionaries serving in cross-cultural missions who require financial assistance in completing their ministry assignments. Awards are named in honor of historical African American missionaries and recipients are recognized during a Legacy Ceremony at the annual NAAMC Conference.

Award Types:

  • (3) Short-term awards for $1,000.00 each

    • In honor of Betsy Stockton, John Marrant, and William Henry Sheppard

  • (1) Long-term award: The George Liele Award (amount determined by conference giving campaign)

Who May Apply:

  • First-time missionaries

  • Returning missionaries

  • Married Couples/ Families

  • Youth Missionaries (ages 13-18)

  • Missionaries currently serving and in need of additional support

COVID-19 Notice:

NAAMC recognizes how the unique circumstances of COVID-19 has impacted missions travel, ministry assignments, and plans. Applicants are still encouraged to apply for any award and funds will be dispersed once ministry/trip arrangements have been secured with proper documentation.

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