David King encourages religious leaders to consider new habits that focus on generosity in 2023.
Lake Institute’s Resource Library collects and curates a wide range of resources that can help deepen understanding and practice at the intersection of faith and giving.
Search by keywords or browse by themes to find current research, leadership insights, inspiring stories, discernment guides, theological reflection, and more.
Where to Start is a tool to help faith leaders consider what to do when they don't know what to do about resources.
This collection features all of the resources created by the Ecumenical Stewardship Center before they closed in 2021.
The Faithful Generosity Story Shelf highlights congregations and other religious organizations who have sought to use their assets and resources in creative—and sometimes surprising—ways as an expression of faithful giving.
Davis Street UMC is selling its campus near downtown Burlington, NC to an. organization that provides therapeutic rehabilitation for children with autism.
After seven years of discernment and planning, the Dominican Sisters of Hope permanently protected 34 acres of their property from future development with a conservation easement.
David King invites us to consider how giving has led us into deeper relationships with others.
Lake Institute staff, Kelly Dunlap and Anne Brock, share highlights from our new Resource Library.
McKennon Shea reflects on a donor's story about making end-of-year gifts more meaningful.
James W. Murphy writes about the importance of good leadership for a planned giving program in any organization.
Free financial aid resource from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Holy Currencies is a holistic model for stewardship and congregational vitality, moving beyond “time, talent, and treasure” to create missional and sustainable ministries.
This is the source article for the Barna study on generational giving patterns; it describes number of generational aspects of generosity among self-identified active Christians.
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
- Recommended books, studies and articles
- Upcoming Lake Institute events