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The Economic Halo Effect of Rural United Methodist Churches in North Carolina

The Duke Endowment
Partners for Sacred Places
UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Partners for Sacred Places is the only national , nonsectarian , nonprofit organization dedicated to the sound stewardship and active community use of America ’ s older religious properties . Partners builds the capability of congregational leadership for building care , shared use , capital fundraising through training programs , fundraising assistance , and organizational and facility assessments .
The UNC Charlotte Urban Institute is a nonpartisan , applied research and community outreach center at UNC Charlotte . Founded in 1969 , it provides services including technical assistance and training in operations and data management ; public opinion surveys ; and research and analysis around economic , environmental , and social issues affecting the Charlotte region .