Religion-Related

Aug 12, 2019

Harnessing the Power of Muslim Philanthropy

Charitable giving is an integrated part of the Islamic faith but the American Muslim Fund is the only community foundation focused on increasing the philanthropic impact of this community. Muhi Khwaja, co-founder of AMF, describes how donor advised funds and other giving vehicles can help amplify Muslim charity.

May 6, 2019

Getting Their Internal House in Order: A Day of Conversation Prepares Clergy to Help Congregants Face End of Life Issues

While 90 percent of Americans think having conversations about what it means to live well until the very end are important, most of us don’t know how to begin them—or wait too long, which can be too late.

May 6, 2019

Re-imagining a Historical Legacy

The Give Me a Chance Learning Center, a program of the Daughters of Charity Foundation, seeks to serve the needs of the whole family. Like the settlement houses of a century ago, Give Me A Chance is a space where people from different backgrounds build community, learning and growing into whatever they desire to be.

May 6, 2019

Justice Derived from Faith

The NC Council of Churches prides itself on developing programs based on the issues that scripture says are important, as well as what speaks to our contemporary climate.

May 6, 2019

Transformation Together: The Journey of StepUp Parents and Their Children

Please enjoy this piece from the archives from March 2017. When thinking about how to alleviate generational poverty StepUp Ministry learned that, despite economic conditions, parents’ aspire and dream for their children to have an opportunity to fare better than they had. But, it is difficult to serve parents without serving their children or to serve the children without also offering services to their parents.

Jul 3, 2017

Using New Media to Educate on Traditional Practices

BimBam, sometimes referred to as the "Schoolhouse Rock for Jews," has embraced new media to reach its target audience. Learn about how the organization finds inventive ways to educate on traditional Judaic practices.

Mar 6, 2017

Greater Equity Through Data Collection, Courageous Conversations, and Collaborations

Data collection and mapping can often be a tedious process. Partners jump on and off these types of projects all the time. Collaborations can fall apart in a collective impact model, or, if the process meets completion, the results often end up too difficult to decipher and are left unused. But the Partnership for Southern Equity is doing data collection and mapping for social equity different, and it’s having an immediate impact.

Mar 6, 2017

The Power of a Gesture

Pave the Way Foundation's mission is to encourage cultural, educational, charitable, and technological gestures and to recognize and eradicate non-theological obstacles between faiths.

Mar 6, 2017

Transformation Together: The Journey of StepUp Parents and Their Children

When thinking about how to alleviate generational poverty StepUp Ministry learned that, despite economic conditions, parents’ aspire and dream for their children to have an opportunity to fare better than they had. But, it is difficult to serve parents without serving their children or to serve the children without also offering services to their parents.

Mar 6, 2017

Defending Vulnerable Populations with help from Sisters and Brothers

In the face of a changing political climate the Catholic Legal Immigrant Network, Inc has found psychological and financial support from parish leaders from all over the country. The organization finds ways to leverages support as they draw from Catholic social teaching to promote the dignity and protect the rights of immigrants.