Faith and Communities Partner to Prevent Crime

$3.00 | CE Hours:1.00 | Beginning


CE Course Description

This CE course provides useful strategies for building capacity, developing partnerships, and seeking grant opportunities.  Topics of focus are: building capacity within faith-based organizations; partnering with organizations to prevent crime; and effective and efficient grant acquisition and management.

Author:  Faith and Communities in Action: A Resource Guide for Increasing Partnership Opportunities to Prevent Crime and Violence.  (2013, March).  Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

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CE Course Objectives

1.  Explain what much of the success of the faith community is due to.

2.  Summarize how to conduct a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats analysis and evaluate the importance of performing a SWOT analysis.

3.  Compare and contrast non-profit status with tax-exempt status.

4.  Describe three key elements of a successful partnership design.


CE Outline with Main Points

1. Introduction

a.  Stopping crime and youth violence and building supportive communities

b.  What faith-based and community groups bring to the table

c.  Examples of faith-based and community initiatives

2.  Building Capacity within Your Faith-based Organization

a.  Laying the foundation

b.  Capacity building

c.  Defining your organization's mission

d.  Incorporation

e.  Non-profit status versus tax exemption

3.  Partnerships: Joining Organizations to Prevent Crime

a.  Elements of designing a partnership

b.  Crime prevention partnerships

c.  Building or improving a partnership

4.  Making Dollars and Sense: Effective and Efficient Grant Acquisition and Management



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Added On: 2017-12-28

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