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Our Impact


Grantees impacting churches, communities and religious institutions


In Grants & Fellowships Funded


Years of impacting the study and practice of North American Christianity


LI's impact on the study and practice of North American Christianity is significant. LI convenes religious leaders and academics through its grants and fellowships, and many continue their LI connections beyond the end of the grants.

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"The collaboration between pastoral leaders of different denominations at various stages of their career gave me a very unique opportunity to improve my project and learn from one another." Read more interviews from pastoral leaders, researchers & scholars.

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LI brings together leaders of religious institutions with those who study them, that the work of each informs and strengthens the other. Search through our publications for examples of past work from scholars, religious leaders, teachers, and students.

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