Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges
Through its programs and services, the AGB seeks to advance the practice of citizen trusteeship and help ensure the quality and success of U.S. colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education.
Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
This is the membership organization that accredits graduate theological schools in the United States and Canada. It also conducts a variety of educational programs for administrators and faculty of these schools.
BoardSource provides workshops, training, and an extensive web-based database for nonprofit organizations; governance consultations; source materials on nonprofit governance; and an annual conference that brings together board members and chief executives of nonprofit organizations from around the world.
Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate
CARA's threefold mission is to increase the self-understanding of the Roman Catholic Church, to serve the applied research needs of church decision-makers, and to advance scholarly research on religion, particularly Catholicism.
Center for Congregations
The Center, funded by Lilly Endowment Inc., is mandated to assist
Indianapolis-area congregations to find solutions to problems and to
deal with pressing practical issues such as stewardship, Christian
education, strategic planning, board development, and challenges that
often arise around worship and music, connecting Indianapolis-area
churches with excellent resources to the benefit congregations
Center for the Study of Theological Education at Auburn
Auburn educates leaders about how to meet the challenges of religious and public life by sponsoring programs on complex issues in religious traditions and contemporary life, gathering critical intelligence about religion and education in our society, and encouraging thoughtful conversation.
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability
ECFA develops and maintains standards of accountability and ethical practices.
Fund for Theological Education
The FTE envisions programs to encourage diversity and excellence in the churches and seminaries of North America.
The Lexington Seminar: Theological Teaching for the Church's Ministries is a program for theological faculties who are committed to dealing with issues of teaching and learning that are central to their calling as teachers in the church. Each year five seminaries are invited to participate in this project that includes a five-day seminar for seminary teams composed of six members of the faculty.
National Catholic Educational Association
The NCEA bills itself as the largest private professional education organization in the world. It represents 200,000 Roman Catholic educators in the United States, who serve 7.6 million students in Catholic elementary and secondary schools, in religious education programs, in seminaries, and in colleges and universities. Founded in 1904, the NCEA traces its origins to a gathering of eleven seminary rectors who gathered at St. Joseph's Seminary, Dunwoodie, New York, in 1898 to talk about how to attract more, better qualified students to priestly studies.
Pulpit and Pew
An interdenominational project aimed at strengthening the quality of pastoral leadership in churches, parishes, and other faith communities across America.
Resources for American Christianity
A website that features selected grantees of Lilly Endowment Inc.'s Religion Division. Grantmaking areas include: Christian Faith & Life, Congregational Life & Ministry, Pastoral Leadership Development, Supportive Religious Institutions, and Public Understanding of Religion.
The Louisville Institute
The Louisville Institute, a Lilly Endowment program for the study of American religion, seeks to enrich the religious life of American Christians through collaborative conversation among academics, pastors, and other religious leaders in the areas Christian faith and life, religious institutions, and pastoral leadership.
Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion
The Wabash Center, located on the campus of Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, seeks to strengthen and enhance the teaching and learning of theology and religion in higher education settings in the United States and Canada.