Faith-Based and Community Initiative: Service Providers and Approaches to Studying Service Outcomes
Faith-Based and Community Initiative, faith-based organizations, religious organizations, charitable choice, social policy
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President Bush's Executive Orders to establish Centers of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives have encouraged the use of faith-based organizations (FBOs) as service providers in a range of federally funded programs. New federal rules and regulations are removing barriers so that FBOs can participate in these programs. Yet, there is no centralized information system that accumulates data related to performance standards or outcome measures. This article analyzes the scope and scale of services provided by FBOs and the diverse approaches to studying the outcomes from these services.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Journal of Policy Practice, v. 6, issue 2, p. 45-62
Scholar Commons Citation
Roberts-Degennaro, Maria and Fogel, Sondra J., "Faith-Based and Community Initiative: Service Providers and Approaches to Studying Service Outcomes" (2007). Social Work Faculty Publications. 122.