Mission and History

FoundationWEB3Our Mission

The BMA Foundation exists to endow participating departments and agencies of the Baptist Missionary Association of America with supplemental funding by investing gifts to the Foundation and distributing the earnings annually.

Earnings from undesignated contributions will be distributed among BMA Missions, BMA Theological Seminary, DiscipleGuide Church Resources, Lifeword Media Ministries, Moral Action, Ministers Resource Services and BMA Foundation. Donors, however may designate their contribution to one or more BMA departments or agencies.


Our History

Chartered in 1998 as the Lifeword Foundation, the Foundation was reorganized and established as an agency of the Baptist Missionary Association of America in 2014. The Foundation is recognized as a charitable organization exempt from income taxation under 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Foundation are deductible for income, gift, and estate tax purposes.