Lake Institute staff, Kelly Dunlap and Anne Brock, share highlights from our new Resource Library.
Atlanta’s First Presbyterian Church launched a social entrepreneurship program to recognize how God was already moving in their city and to provide business mentorship and financial assistance to aspiring social entrepreneurs.
Farm Church does not own a church building but instead uses a lot of land from a local nonprofit that they farm each Sunday morning before worshiping together on the same property.
After a 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.
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.
Bo Prosser outlines the importance of transparency and storytelling in churches.
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.
Meredith McNabb recaps a presentation from the Science of Philanthropy conference and notes the connections to work in religious fundraising.
Rabbi Julia Appel shares why charity is an important part of the Jewish high holiday season.
What should we do with aging, expensive buildings that are not used to their full potential?
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