The misunderstood budget -- The public grossly overestimates federal funding of foreign assistance. A mere one half of 1% of the federal budget, it effectively targets health, development, and emergency humanitarian needs.
Faith-based Funding -- The Center for Faith & the Common Good offers data on faith-based organizations as key funding partners. Faith-based organizations (FBOs) leverage U.S. public funding effectively, raising $5 for every $1 from the U.S. government.
AidWorks is a helpful series that breaks down the different accounts within the global health and development budget, by InterAction.
Faith-based Healthcare -- In some countries, up to 50% of healthcare facilities are run by faith-based organizations. The Lancet dedicated an entire issue to faith-run healthcare, with FIA's Jean Duff a contributing author.
America's Global Leadership: A strategic Investment for U.S. Jobs -- 1 out of 5 American jobs is related to trade. With 95% of the world’s consumers living outside of the United States -- even the poorest two-thirds of the world’s population represent $5 trillion in purchasing power. An essential driver in creating more and higher paying American jobs is clearly exports, currently supporting more than 10 million jobs in the U.S. with half of U.S. exports going to the developing world.
InterAction offers this excellent resource for in-depth understanding of accounts and global need, with plenty of impact stories.
Faith for International Assistance (FIA) seeks to strengthen U.S. public support and funding for global health and development assistance through the voice and lens of faith. contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org