Brief Church-State Partnerships
Some Reflections from Washington, D.C.
Carol J. De Vita
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Little attention has been paid to whether funding from federal faith-based initiatives is reaching its intended partners, such as congregations in low-income neighborhoods that on a daily basis assist some of the nation's most vulnerable and needy people. Using a sample of congregations in three low-income wards of the District of Columbia, this brief explores how congregations are responding to the initiatives and their experiences in working with government.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy