What is the relationship between having a faith affiliation, and charitable giving? As an organization with a vested interest in both areas, we’re constantly trying to better understand that dynamic. That’s why a recent article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy (click here to view the article) got our attention.
How would you describe our region’s profile when it comes to matters of faith? And what exactly is the value of faith to a community? If you’ve ever searched for sources of local information on religious subjects, you know they’re difficult to find.
When the Foundation announced our ‘passion for impact’ initiatives a couple of months ago, one key focus was our commitment to invest broadly in Nonprofit Excellence. I’m happy to announce that our first major initiative in this arena, is an incredible opportunity to help build the next generation of leadership.
Schools strive to provide an environment that supports academic achievement and personal growth as children become young adults in our community. This environment gives students, staff and families multiple opportunities to make wholesome choices each and every day. The HEROES Initiative within the Welborn Baptist Foundation recognizes that choices for healthy eating and active living may not only foster academic success, but also shape student behaviors for the rest of their lives.
Welborn Baptist Foundation is transforming itself, to help transform the community.
Evansville, Indiana (March 8, 2016) – Welborn Baptist Foundation today announced important changes to its strategic focus and grantmaking process.
The Foundation’s strategic focus is shifting to fund change in two important categories: