Below is a series of relevant resources for those who are interested in learning more about Faith In/And Democracy. Those interested in submitting an application should do so here. A copy of the RFP is available to download for reference here.

Information Sessions

Questions can be directed to Additionally, two information sessions will be available for potential applicants to ask questions and learn more about the project. Dates and relevant links for both sessions are available below:

PACE Primers

PACE has developed a series of primers to help funders and practitioners think and talk about key themes related to civic engagement and democracy. The primers break down broad themes into their component parts, help to illustrate how the pieces fit together, and serve as a starting place to ground conversation. All three primers are available at They are also linked individually below:

Core Funders and Advisory Committee

This initiative was inspired by our members and we are honored to partner with the Democracy Fund and the Fetzer Institute in bringing it to life. PACE has convened an advisory committee to guide the evolution of this project, and ensure it fulfills its purpose and maximizes its impact. We are grateful to each of them for their insight, guidance, and support.

Advisory Committee Members
  • Rev. Jennifer Bailey, Founder and Executive Director, Faith Matters Network
  • Chris Crawford, Program Associate, Governance, Democracy Fund
  • Keesha Gaskins-Nathan, Program Director, Democratic Practice, U.S., Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • Angela Graham, Program Director, Partnership, Fetzer Institute
  • Rabbi Asher Lopatin, Rabbi, Kehillat Etz Chayim of Detroit
  • Zeenat Rahman, Project Director, Inclusive America Project, Aspen Institute
  • Janet Tran, Director of Learning and Leadership, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute

Related Resources

Our team has assembled a short list of readings that have added perspective to the development of this project. We offer them here for your reference, and welcome suggestions to add to this growing list.

Related Resources