Encouraging Stewardship...Together

Our Mission
We serve as a trust agency of the Northwest Baptist Convention offering individuals and institutions support for Christian causes in our region & beyond.
Serving You!
Thank YOU for supporting the work of the Foundation for 60 years...and counting!
Helping Individuals
We serve as trustee for revocable and irrevocable trusts as well as assisting families and individuals with Estate Planning.
Providing Support
Whether you are an Individual who wishes to provide perpetual support for Northwest Baptist Convention and Southern Baptist Convention causes, or an Institution who needs support.
Serving Churches & Ministries
As an extension of the local church, the Northwest Baptist Foundation is proud to partner with churches and ministries to help them meet their ministry goals.
Charitable Giving
Charitable Giving
          The act of giving money or other items of value to a charitable organization without expecting to receive anything in return. It is the art of helping others who cannot help themselves.

Is it your  time to give?

Church Loans and Financing
Church Loans and Financing
          It’s a great feeling to work with someone who understands you… your vision, your mission, and your passion to make the gospel known. We have been effectively assisting churches for 60 years; let us help your church finance its next steps.
Trust Services
Trust Services
          Today, for a number of reasons, many people are turning to trusts. It is important to name the right  trustee. We have assembled a highly qualified team of caring professionals dedicated to serve you and your family. If you are considering a revocable living trust or a charitable trust, we welcome the opportunity to discuss how we can serve as trustee.
          The future can be changed by the sharpened mind of a well instructed student. We invite you to consider applying for a scholarship through the Northwest Baptist Foundation. Thoughtful donors have established scholarship funds to perpetually assist students from our Northwest churches.
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  • Former Gateway Seminary president dies at 81
  • "Mac"
  • Maintain Active Corporate Status
  • ...and More Changes
  • New Foundation Logo

The Northwest Baptist Foundation welcomes you to our new website!   If you have a few moments, please do the following:  

  • Take a look around! Same great services with a fresh, new look.
  • Check the links! Did you go where you wanted?
  • Check the documents! Did you get what you clicked on?
  • Can you find it! Is it easy to find what you’re looking for?

We would love to hear from you. Click on any “Contact Us” button and tell us what you think.

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Baptist Press Article by Katherine Chute, posted Wednesday, March 01, 2017

ONTARIO, Calif. (BP) -- William O. Crews, 81, president emeritus of Gateway Seminary of the Southern Baptist Convention, passed away March 1 after a brief illness.

"William O. Crews was a Baptist statesman, who profoundly impacted our work in the western United States," said Jeff Iorg, president of Gateway Seminary. "He was a friend and mentor to many, who will miss him deeply. His impact at Gateway Seminary lives on through our emphasis on shaping leaders -- Bill's passion and legacy."

Crews became the sixth president of Gateway Seminary (formerly Golden

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Earlier this year, one of the Foundation's most beloved trustors passed away.  Mildred McGlothlin, affectionately called “Mildred Mac” or just “Mac” was born in 1916 in Mac Hannibal, Missouri, and passed away on March 23, 2016, at the age of 99.  Mac had a love affair with books and enjoyed reading all her life. Her studies led her to complete a Christian seminary degree.

In 2011, Mac moved into an assisted living facility in Vancouver, Washington. She enjoyed getting mail and visitors, especially children. Mildred also had a wonderful sense of humor that did not dull with age!  She had a

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Foundation employees are passionate about helping Northwest churches stay on top of legal and tax issues. The Foundation has created the “Dirty Dozen” - 12 critical operational issues for your church to consider.

#1 of the “Dirty Dozen”:

Maintain active corporate status for the church - Protect your members from potential personal liability. File your annual report with the state in which you currently are incorporated.

If it’s time for you to complete your annual report, pick your state below, and follow the directions:

Notebook1        Washington: https://www.sos.wa.gov/corps/OnlineRenewal.aspx

       Oregon: https://secure.sos.state.or.us/cbrmanager/index.action#stay

       Idaho: http://www.sos.idaho.gov/corpar/Default.aspx 





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In addition to the Foundation’s new website, we have added a piece of artwork in our foyer. When you walk into the front doors of the Foundation, you will now be greeted by something we feel represents more of the geographical context of our area.

Metal Work 

 Stop by and take a look next time you're in town! 


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Check out our new logo! The Northwest Baptist Foundation has long been identified by our “Foundation blue” oval, indeed it has been our signature since 1996.  NWBF cross

Much care went into the design of this new piece. The beauty of the Cross is the key part of our lives and our desire is to make it known to all whom we come in contact with.

So after many discussions and countless proofs, this is now our new look. Thank you to those clients who have taken the time to call or write, letting us know how much you love the change.

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