Spotlight Archive

Arts in Sacred Places

Partners newest program seeks to connect arts organizations looking for space with historic sacred places that have it to offer.

Click here to read the final “Arts in Sacred Places” report!

Photo by Joseph E.B. Elliott.






Partners is awarded a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge.

Partners’ proposal to create the nation’s first Theatrical Design Center was awarded a $180,000 grant from the Knight Foundation! Click here to read more about Partners’ proposal and see a full list of winners.


Partners’ Bob Jaeger on BYU Radio

Partners’ Bob Jaeger recently spoke with BYU (Brigham Young University) radio’s “Morning Show.” Click above to hear the fifteen-minute interview.


BBC News Story

Read the BBC’s story on Partners for Sacred Places’ Halo Effect research findings here, and watch a video on the story here!


Halo Pilot Study Findings

Partners’ recently completed a pilot study on the Halo Effect of historic sacred places. Read about the findings here, in the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Partners is on Facebook! Visit the Partners Page for photos, event listings, news links and more.

The final report on Partners’ Exemplars Project is now available on line. Click here for the full report from the Public Health Management Corporation.

Partners has launched a new research project on arts in sacred places. You can read about it here, in the Philadelphia Inquirer

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The Texas Office’s work in Galveston is highlighted in a new video. Take a look!

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The Texas Office assists congregations impacted by Hurricane Ike in Galveston for 2009.

Learn more on how you can assist!

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The Texas Regional Office’s Religious Properties Workshop: Learn How to Care for Your Sacred Place!

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Texas Sacred Places Project boosts the message of the Western Religious Heritage Initiative.


Christ Church Lutheran in Minneapolis, courtesy Pete Sieger

Partners conducts a field session at the National Preservation Conference.

Left: Christ Church Lutheran in Minneapolis. Photo by Pete Sieger

U.S. Senator Arlen Specter

Partners welcomes U.S. Senator Arlen Specter October 1.

View invitation.

Beth Sholom Synagogue Welcome Sign Partners collaborator Beth Sholom Synagogue receives National Historic Landmark status.

Partners asks candidates for the office of Philadelphia mayor how they plan to support the community-serving role of congregations in a mayoral forum April 30. Sponsored by Partners for Sacred Places, The Gesu Institute, and the University of Pennsylvania.

Partners joins The Preservation Trust of Vermont, The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance, and Maine Preservation to offer New Dollars/New Partners in the tri-state region.

Vermont/New Hampshire/Maine Preservation Collaborative

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Fort Worth is the perfect place for Partnersā€˜ first regional office in the nation.

Fact Sheet

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Two congregations awarded grants at the launch of the Philadelphia Regional Fund for Sacred Places
Press Release
Fact Sheet
Profile of 2006 Grantees
Eligibility Criteria