Frequently Asked Questions

  • This research study is conducted by Lake Institute on Faith & Giving, which is headquartered at Indiana University in Indianapolis.

  • Lake Institute is an organization that uses knowledge, studies and training to gain a greater understanding of the many ways in which faith both inspires and informs giving. It is part of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University Indianapolis. This is the first school in the world to be solely dedicated to studying philanthropy.

  • It’s funded through the Lilly Endowment Inc.

  • We have identified a representative sample of congregations across the country. The leaders of these congregations will be invited to respond to the NSCEP web survey.

Web Survey

If you received an invitation to participate in the study, you can complete the web survey here:

You will need the clergy PIN number from your invitation letter.

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Contact the NSCEP Research Team

Web Survey Questions

Dr. Brad Fulton, Study Co-Director

Project Team, NORC:

NSCEP or Website Questions

Amy L. Hemphill, Study Coordinator