Our partners and peers

The In Trust Center works with several partners and peers to help theological schools across North America. These partners and peers include:

Asociación para La Educación Teológica Hispana

AETH promotes dialogue and collaboration among theological educators, Bible institutes, and seminaries that serve Hispanics throughout North America and in all Spanish-speaking countries.

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 | The Commission on Accrediting

The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) is a 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 member schools. 

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. Additionally, the Center connects Indianapolis-area churches with excellent resources to the benefit of congregations nationwide.

Forum for Theological Exploration

The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) is a leadership incubator that inspires young people to make a difference through Christian communities. FTE provides a forum through which gifted, purposeful students, young adults, and partners explore their passion, purpose, and call.

Hispanic Summer Program

The Hispanic Summer Program (HSP) works "to shape the next generation of Latinx theological and academic leaders." HSP's goal is the create a new future for the Latinx community by shaping a new vision for its Latinx leadership.

Hispanic Theological Initiative

The Hispanic Theological Initiative (HTI) works to increase the number of Latina/o students and faculty in theological education and to better equip graduate-level theological institutions to serve the Hispanic population. 

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity

Leadership Education at Duke Divinity works with those institutions whose mission is the formation of Christians and who have the strength to have scalable impact: denominations, seminaries, church-related colleges, consultancies, large membership congregations, Christian non-profit organizations, and others.

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 of 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.