Monthly Archives: August 2011
August 4, 2011, 11:28 am
News from around the religious nonprofit world:
- Churches seek “new normal”: While many churches say donations are increasing, a new poll shows that most are facing a new economic reality, says The Christian Post. A survey of more than 1,000 churches released Monday by the group LifeWay showed that nearly 75 percent of churches raised enough to meet their budget requirements so far in 2011. But demand for social-services aid is so high that many churches say they still can’t meet demand, so they are continuing to look for volunteers and other resources to help them stretch their budgets.
- Incentives for Jews to live in Detroit: Jewish charities in Detroit are attempting to raise $100,000 to encourage young Jews to move to and remain in the Motor City, writes The Detroit Free Press. The project, called “Do It for Detroit,” will offer subsidies of $250 a month to young Jews to…