Partnership in Practice


Publication Date: August 2004

Publisher: American Outlook Magazine; Sagamore Institute for Policy Research

Author(s): Amy Sherman

Research Area: Social conditions

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


Since the passage of federal welfare reforms in 1996, greater attention has been focused on the role that faith-based organizations play in addressing social ills. In our country, there has been a long history of government collaboration with religiously affiliated nonprofit social service agencies. Government funds have supported such agencies as the YMCA and Catholic Charities and the Salvation Army. But there is something new that is happening now, post-welfare reform.

In American Outlook Magazine.