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How To Restrict Your Cooperative Program Giving

Churches can restrict Cooperative Program gifts going to, or negatively designate gifts from being remitted to certain SBC related entities and limited to two entity restrictions.


Simply send a letter on Church letterhead signed by Church Leadership requesting to negatively designate or restrict Cooperative Program gifts, along with which SBC related entities [maximum of two from list below] to apply the restriction.

National Entities:

Ethnics & Religious Liberty Commission

Executive Committee & SBC Operating

Historical Library & Archives

International Mission Board

North American Mission Board

Seminaries (select individual seminaries or all seminaries):

Gateway Seminary

Midwestern Seminary

New Orleans Seminary

Southeastern Seminary

Southern Seminary

Southwestern Seminary

Georgia Entities:

Baptist Retirement Communities of Georgia

Baptist Village

Georgia Baptist Colleges (select individual colleges or all colleges):

Brewton-Parker College

Short University

Truett-McConnell University


Email this letter to and Please also mail the original to:

Georgia Baptist Mission Board
Attn: Shea Elrod
6405 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097

Questions?  Please email or

Thank you.