How does the ‘Caring Community’ Model differ from the ‘Service-Organization’ Model? Please provide an example of a ‘service’ community organization, and an example of a ‘caring’ community organization. Please describe their characteristics.
Read Chapters 2, 3, & 11-13 in this course text: Serving Those in Need: A Handbook for Managing Faith-Based Human Service
By: John M. Wallace, Jr., Ph.D. – University of Pittsburgh, Valerie L. Myers, Ph.D. – University of Michigan, & Jim Holley, Ph.D. – The Historic Little Rock, Missionary Baptist Church
This article discusses the principles and best practices of faith-based community economic development.
By: T. David Reese & Christina A. Clamp, Ph.D.
This article discusses the role of faith-based organizations in community development.
By: The Urban Institute & Avis C. Vidal, 2001.
By: Jo Anne Schneider, Katie Day, & Gwynneth Anderson, 2005.
This article explores the ways that different religious groups organize social support systems for themselves and others.
By: Jo Anne Schneider, George Washington Institute of Pubic Policy
Faith & Organizations Project (Links to an external site.)
This website includes links to reports that outline how different faith communities can maintain connections with their nonprofits.
This article analyzes the characteristics of clients who seek and receive help from faith-based organizations, particularly focusing on how exposure to the effects of welfare reform affects help seeking behaviors and the receipt of help.
By: David A. Reingold – Indiana University–Bloomington, Maureen Pirog – Indiana University–Bloomington, & David Brady – Duke University, 2007.