Top Essential Websites for Faith-Based Initiatives
Alliance for Greater Works™ is the first place to go for guidance about engaging your church in social ministry, community outreach models, capacity building training, and resources.
FASTEN assists faith-based organizations (FBOs) in exploring whether to launch or expand efforts in providing social services in their urban communities.
The Christian Community Development Association is the premier organization of church-related community-serving programs.
GuideStar provides a current data-based of 850,000 non-profit organizations that includes information regarding their operations, finances, etc.
The Center for Public Justice is the best source of information on Charitable Choice and for insight on the faith-based initiative.
The Roundtable on Religion and Social Welfare Policy is an excellent source of news about faith-based issues and publishes guides to research and to policy questions.
The Welfare Information Network is the best source of news about all aspects of welfare reform.
White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives (For Faith-based Centers follow the links to Labor, Housing and Urban Development, Justice, Education, Health and Human Services).
Corporation for National and Community Service is the government’s agencies for recruitment and mobilization of volunteers for social services.

Recommended Reading


Growing Givers’ Hearts
by Thomas H. Jeavons and Rebekah Burch Basinger


A Revolution in Generosity
by Wesley K. Willmer


Seven Practices of Effective Ministry
by Andy Stanley

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