Top 10 Essential Websites for Faith-Based Initiatives
www.fpiweb.org- Faith & Philanthropy Institute is the first place to go for guidance about engaging your church in social ministry, community outreach models, capacity building training, and resources.
www.fastennetwork.org - FASTEN assists faith-based organizations (FBOs) in exploring whether to launch or expand efforts in providing social services in their urban communities.
www.ccda.org - The Christian Community Development Association is the premier organization of church-related community-serving programs.
www.guidestar.org - GuideStar provides a current data-based of 850,000 non-profit organizations that includes information regarding their operations, finances, etc.
www.cpjustice.org - The Center for Public Justice is the best source of information on Charitable Choice and for insight on the faith-based initiative.
www.religionandsocialpolicy.org- 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.
www.welfareinfo.org - The Welfare Information Network is the best source of news about all aspects of welfare reform.
www.whitehouse.gov- 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).
www.nationalservice.or - Corporation for National and Community Service is the government's agencies for recruitment and mobilization of volunteers for social services.