Global and National Organizations
Center for the Study of World Religions - 'The Center for the Study of World Religions is an integral part of Harvard Divinity School. By its resources and programming the Center supports, focuses, and enhances the School’s mission, with respect to research, teaching, and community.'
Interfaith Center at the Presidio -'The Center is a regional interfaith hub organization, linking interreligious groups around the Bay, across the nation, and around the world. ICP was incorporated in September 1995 "to welcome, serve, and celebrate the diverse spiritual wisdom and faith traditions of the Bay Area." The Center is a Cooperation Circle of the United Religions Initiative, networked with hundreds of interfaith communities around the world who share a common commitment: ...to promote daily, enduring interfaith cooperation, to end religiously motivated violence, and to create cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings.'
Parliament of the World's Religions - 'The Parliament of the World's Religions was created to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its guiding institutions in order to achieve a just, peaceful and sustainable world. To accomplish this, we invite individuals and communities who are equally invested in attaining this goal.'
Religions for Peace - 'Religions for Peace advances common action among the world’s religious communities for peace. Multi-religious cooperation for peace is the hallmark of Religions for Peace. This cooperation includes but also goes beyond dialogue and bears fruit in common concrete action. Through Religions for Peace, diverse religious communities discern “deeply held and widely shared” moral concerns, such as transforming violent conflict, promoting just and harmonious societies, advancing human development and protecting the earth. Religions for Peace translates these shared moral concerns into concrete multi-religious action.'
Religions for Peace USA - 'The organization identifies shared commitments among religious communities in the U.S., enhances mutual understanding among these communities, and facilitates collaboration to address issues of common concern. RFPUSA seeks to contribute to the well being of civil society and to advance peace-building efforts and reconciliation in the United States and throughout the world. Most of the communities affiliated with RFPUSA have national constituencies, which affords our organization the ability and potential to carry out programs in every locality. Moreover, RFPUSA is part of an extensive global network of Religions for Peace which has nearly 100 affiliates globally, including in some of the most challenging places in the world.'
Social Capital Markets - SPCAP is a 'network of heart-centered investors, entrepreneurs, and social impact leaders who believe in an inclusive and socially responsible economy to address the world’s toughest challenges. Since 2008, SOCAP has created a platform where social impact leaders can connect and present their ideas to a global audience. Our annual flagship event in San Francisco is the largest conference for impact investors and social entrepreneurs and has drawn more than 10,000 people.'
The Center of Spiritual Light - 'Center of Spiritual Light uses spiritual principles from diverse religions, spiritual traditions and philosophies to help individuals in their journeys into greater wholeness, happiness, and freedom. CSL is guided by an interfaith team of counselors, facilitators and circle of elders, who are skillful in supporting individuals from a cross-section of life experiences and backgrounds. All are welcome to access our services – Interspiritual Counseling and Life Empowerment and Action (LEAP!)'
Patheos - Hosting the Conversation on Faith - 'Founded in 2008, Patheos.com is the premier online destination to engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and to explore and experience the world's beliefs. Patheos is the website of choice for the millions of people looking for credible and balanced information about religion. Patheos brings together faith communities, academics, and the broader public into a single environment, and is the place where many people turn on a regular basis for insight, inspiration, and stimulating discussion. Patheos is unlike any other religious and spiritual site on the Web today.'
Interfaith Academic Links
Yale Forum for Religion and Ecology 'The Forum on Religion and Ecology is the largest international multi religious project of its kind. With its conferences, publications, and website it is engaged in exploring religious worldviews, texts, ethics, and practices in order to broaden understanding of the complex nature of current environmental concerns. The Forum recognizes that religions need to be in dialogue with other disciplines (e.g., science, economics, education, public policy) in seeking comprehensive solutions to both global and local environmental problems. Read the Overview for the Forum.'
Interfaith Youth Core - IFYC - 'We live at a time when people of different faith backgrounds are interacting with greater frequency than ever before. We hear the stories of people who seek to make faith a barrier of division or a bomb of destruction all too often. Instead, we view religious and philosophical traditions as bridges of cooperation. Our interfaith movement builds religious pluralism.'