The Chronicle of Philanthropy | Religion http://philanthropy.com/topic/Religion/240/ Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:19:02 EDT <![CDATA[Former Diplomat to Seek More Partnerships as Head of Lutheran World Relief]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/147079/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Former-Diplomat-to-Seek-More/147079/ Daniel Speckhard plans to double the nonprofit’s budget in the next eight years, in part by working more closely with businesses.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 08:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Nonprofit Leaders Split Over Bid to End Ban on Politicking]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/141395/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Nonprofit-Leaders-Split-Over/141395/ A panel says both religious groups and secular nonprofits should be allowed to endorse political candidates as long as that doesn't entail campaign spending.

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Sun, 08 Sep 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Former High-Flying Executive to Lead Small Religious Charity]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/137767/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Former-High-Flying-Executive/137767/ David Eisner, who led AOL's foundation and the Corporation for National and Community Service, is the new leader of Repair the World.

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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[New Leader of Bible Society Turns to New Media]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/137199/ http://philanthropy.com/article/New-Leader-of-Bible-Society/137199/ Douglas Birdsall, a former missionary, will soon lead the American Bible Society, which is seeking new ways to meet its mission of making the religious text available to everyone.

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Sun, 10 Feb 2013 12:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[A Leader Aims to Spur Giving to Catholic Causes]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/136571/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-Leader-Aims-to-Spur-Giving/136571/ Alexia Kelley, the new head of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, worked in the Obama White House on efforts to get religious groups more involved in social projects

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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 13:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Annual 'Equality Rides’ Promote Gay Rights at Christian Colleges]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/136593/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Annual-Equality-Rides-/136593/ Soulforce trains young activists in techniques of nonviolent confrontation and their work has led some institutions to drop discriminatory policies.

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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Searching for a New Executive Helps Foundation Achieve Its Mission]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/135646/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Searching-for-a-New-Executive/135646/ Shunning headhunters helped leaders at the Samuel Bronfman Foundation get a wide range of people involved in the deep thinking needed to find a leader with the necessary vision and skills.

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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 13:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Faith Drives Donations in Washington, D.C., Region]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/133607/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Faith-Drives-Donations-in/133607/ Residents of the Washington suburbs are among the most generous in the nation, but because so much goes to churches, many other charities still struggle to raise money.

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Sun, 19 Aug 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Jewish Federation Gets Pledge Earmarked for Scholarships]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/131706/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Jewish-Federation-Gets-Pledge/131706/ Geri Brawerman pledged money to help needy high-school students and pay for activities to persuade young Jews to get involved in Jewish causes.

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Learning a New Camping Skill: Seeking Bequests]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/131696/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Learning-a-New-Camping-Skill-/131696/ Harold Grinspoon's foundation trains Jewish camps to ask supporters to leave them money in their wills, and the approach offers ideas other small groups can put to work.

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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Unlocking Government Aid for Religious Groups]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/130646/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Unlocking-Government-Aid-for/130646/ A Supreme Court decision removes the roadblocks that have made it hard for federal dollars to flow to faith organizations.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2012 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Religious Group Starts Research Effort to Show Donors Results]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/128018/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Religious-Group-Starts/128018/ American Bible Society says demonstrating that it won't finance underperforming ministries reassures supporters.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Supreme Court to Review Religious-Hiring Lawsuit]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/127500/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Supreme-Court-to-Review/127500/ Religious groups are fighting to protect their right to decide which employees are covered by federal anti-bias rules.

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Sun, 15 May 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Donations to Churches Rebounded Slightly Last Year]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/126931/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Donations-to-Churches/126931/ Forty-three percent of churches say giving increased, but many congregation leaders say the outlook for future donations is clouded by government proposals to limit charity tax breaks.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2011 11:30:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Jewish Charity Gambles on Young Donors in Vegas]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/126791/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Jewish-Charity-Gambles-on/126791/ Organizers of a conference called TribeFest hope what happens in Vegas is a commitment to giving.

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 13:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Religious Groups Fared Better Than Other Charities in Recession]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/125338/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Religious-Groups-Fared-Better/125338/ Donations to religious groups were essentially flat last year, a new study finds.

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Wed, 10 Nov 2010 12:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Battered by the Recession, Giving to Churches Declined]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/124889/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Battered-by-the-Recession/124889/ The share of take-home pay churchgoers contributed dropped in 2008, according to a new analysis of religious giving.

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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Determination and Vision Are Essential for Big Donors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/124238/ http://philanthropy.com/article/DeterminationVision-Are/124238/ Lasting success in grant making requires patience and a willingness to learn what nonprofit groups need most to thrive, writes a veteran philanthropist.

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Mon, 06 Sep 2010 14:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A New Group Seeks to Organize Giving by Secular Donors]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/64917/ http://philanthropy.com/article/A-New-Group-Seeks-to-Organize/64917/ Foundation Beyond Belief tries to promote the kind of giving that people do in church -- but it leaves out the religious part.

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Sun, 04 Apr 2010 15:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[White House Proposal Would Tighten Rules for Religious Groups]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/64573/ http://philanthropy.com/article/White-House-Proposal-Would/64573/ A White House panel has issued a new report proposing ways to strengthen rules to ensure that religious charities use federal money only for secular purposes.

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Tue, 09 Mar 2010 02:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Billy Graham Association's Leader Declines Pay]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/63181/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Billy-Graham-Associations/63181/ Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:08:36 EDT <![CDATA[12-Year Partnership Leads to Tough-Love Advice Book]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/57715/ http://philanthropy.com/article/12-Year-Partnership-Leads-to/57715/ Longtime friends pen how-to guide for would-be donors.

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Thu, 29 Oct 2009 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[What to do when plans for inclusion go awry]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/57107/ http://philanthropy.com/article/What-to-do-when-plans-for/57107/ Thu, 17 Sep 2009 00:00:00 EDT <![CDATA[Obama Pledges to Help Muslim Americans Fulfill Their Religious Giving Obligations]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/56775/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Obama-Pledges-to-Help-Muslim/56775/ Thu, 18 Jun 2009 00:00:00 EDT <![CDATA[President Obama Pledges to Help American Muslim Giving]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/63105/ http://philanthropy.com/article/President-Obama-Pledges-to/63105/ Obama pledges to help American Muslim giving

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Fri, 05 Jun 2009 11:40:43 EDT
<![CDATA[Volunteering With Mother Teresa]]> http://philanthropy.com/article/article-content/56825/ http://philanthropy.com/article/Volunteering-With-Mother/56825/ Thu, 12 Mar 2009 00:00:00 EDT