Stephanie Clintonia Boddie, PhD, MSW shares her reflections and research on giving back in the Black Church tradition.
From the Field
Discover current research and trends in the field of faith and philanthropy
Reliable, trustworthy research is important for those who work in the world of faith and giving.
Lake Institute on Faith & Giving is situated within the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, which gives us access to the most relevant research in the field of faith and philanthropy. Additionally, there are many other organizations in the field that produce high quality research. Stay tuned to this page for news of breaking research in the field of faith and giving.
Research and Scholarship Resources
Shariq Siddiqui Ph.D. and Rafeel Wasif Ph.D. highlight important data from the Muslim American Giving 2021 report.
Given the centrality of giving among Muslim communities and the vital role religious giving plays in philanthropy more broadly, it is worth taking a deeper look at how and why American Muslims give.
David P. King, Ph.D. discusses how philanthropy can work toward supporting our common good.
David P. King, Ph.D. summarizes the latest Giving USA report and envisions the future of religious giving.
Co-Founder of the American Muslim Community Foundation, Muhi Khwaja, highlights the diversity of Muslim giving during the month of Ramadan.
Members of The Bridgespan Group highlight their recent report on the role of faith-inspired organizations in the United States.
Hanna Shaul Bar Nissim, Ph.D. reveals the layers of Jewish giving as ethno-religious giving in America.
2020 Lake Doctoral Dissertation Fellow, Marie Stettler Kleine, shares about her project in which she studies how and why engineers “do good.”
Professor Tyrone McKinley Freeman highlights the life of Madam C.J. Walker and the roots of her generosity.
Insights, a bi-weekly e-newsletter, is a resource for the religious community and fundraisers of faith-based organizations that provides:
- Reflections on important developments in the field of faith and giving
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