Giving | Concordia Language Villages


Support the Villages

With the generous support from our Global Family, we will continue to inspire courageous global citizens. Thank you for considering a gift to Concordia Language Villages as we tackle the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. All donations are tax-deductible. Concordia Language Villages is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a program of Concordia College.

Villagers celebrate International Day at Waldsee, the German Language Village.

Ways to Give Back

Button to It Takes A Village Fund
  • This year we need to ensure our organization has the critical resources necessary to continue offering programs in the future. Your gift will secure critical infrastructure at Concordia Language Villages to ensure our continuation of language and cultural immersion programs for next summer, and for years to come!
Button to Passport Fund
  • Donations to the Passport Fund provide need-based scholarships. Scholarships can be designated for specific languages on the giving form.
Button to Leadership Fund
  • Gifts to the Leadership Fund will be used to offset general operating expenses such as International Day or site maintenance.
Button to Village Vision Fund
  • Village Vision Fund gifts are designated for a specific Language Village and are used at the dean's discretion.
Button to Endowed Fund
  • Give to one of our many endowed funds. Endowments support scholarships, special projects, staff development, and general operating expenses. For information on how to create a new endowed fund, please click HERE.
Capital Projects Button
  • Support our efforts to build architecturally authentic sites on our Turtle River Lake property in Bemidji, Minn. Your gift can make the language learning at Concordia Language Villages a one-of-a-kind experience. Click HERE to see what projects we are working on.
Benoit, Dean at Lac du Bois the French Language Village, leading a song around a campfire with guitar in hand.
Villagers standing around a tree linking at the shoulders, smiling.

Methods of Giving

  • Online
  • Phone: 218.299.3442
  • Mail:
    • Send all monetary gifts to:
      Concordia Language Villages
      ATTN: Development Dept.
      901 8th St. S.
      Moorhead, MN 56562
    • Make checks payable to “Concordia Language Villages” with your gift designation in the memo line.
  • Other ways to give: Planned Giving & Corporate and Foundation Giving
Credit Teacher leads villagers in cultural activity outside near the lake at Sen Lin Hu, the Chinese Language Village.

Annual Reports

Click HERE to view our annual reports.