Harley Film Foundation maintains an extensive list of top-flight organizations that contribute to and address issues involving world religions, interfaith practices and spirituality. Link to an organization, listed alphabetically, in your area of interest.
American Academy of Religion
The AAR is the largest, most comprehensive national association dedicated to promoting the academic study of religion.
American Friends Service Committee
Quaker values in action
Auburn Media supports religious voices and programs to create multifaith education in the media.
At the heart of Baha'i belief is the conviction that humanity is a single people with a common destiny. Individuals of the Baha'i faith call for a global society.
Buddhanet is a not for-profit organization affiliated with the Buddhist Dharma Education Association, Inc., offering services to all Buddhist traditions.
Center for Religion and Media
The Center for Religion and Media at New York University seeks to develop interdisciplinary cross-cultural knowledge of how religious ideas and practices are shaped and spread through a variety of media.
Center for the Study of Science and Religion
The Center for the Study of Science and Religion at Columbia University is an interdisciplinary, inter-school, collaborative forum for the examination of issues lying at the boundary of the scientific and religious ways of comprehending the world and our place in it.
Consultation for Interfaith Education
An international consortium of organizations working for the advancement of the field of interfaith education.
Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions
The mission of the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions is to cultivate harmony among the world's religious and spiritual communities and foster their engagement with the world and its other guiding institutions in order to achieve a peaceful, just, and sustainable world.
The Dalai Lama
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The Healthcare Chaplaincy
The Healthcare Chaplaincy is a multifaith community of professionals from many cultures dedicated to caring for persons in spirit, mind and body. It is committed to excellence and leadership in pastoral care, education and research.
The Virginia H. Farah Foundation
Virginia H. Farah Foundation supports the maintenance and growth of the Orthodox Christian Church in the United States and the world.
The foundation for Jewish campus life.
Hindu Resources Online
Hindu Resources Online connects Hindu organizations, leaders and resources such as news, events, publications, Vedic sciences, art, music and culture.
The Interfaith Alliance
The Interfaith Alliance promotes interfaith cooperation around shared religious values to strengthen the public's commitment to the American values of civic participation, freedom of religion, diversity, and civility in public discourse.
The Interfaith Center at the Presidio
The Interfaith Center at the Presidio welcomes, serves and celebrates the diverse spiritual wisdom and faith traditions of the Bay Area. The Center is networked with hundreds of interfaith groups in 50 countries who share a common commitment.
The Interfaith Center of New York
The Interfaith Center of New York works to make New York and the world safe for religious difference by increasing respect, mutual understanding, and fellowship among citizens of diverse religious faiths, and by fostering cooperation among religious communities and civic organizations to help solve common problems.
Islam Online is a unique, global Islamic Website that provides services to Muslims and non-Muslims in several languages. Its goal is to become a reference for everything that deals with Islam, its sciences, civilization and nation and to have credibility in content, distinction in design, and a sharp and balanced vision of humanity and current events.
Jainism is a religion founded by Nataputta, who was a royal clan member of the Nata tribe in ancient India. Similar to Buddhism, its basic doctrine is non-materialistic atheism.
The Leonard E. Greenberg Center for the Study of Religion in Public Life
The Leonard E. Greenberg Center at Trinity College in Hartford, CT, explores challenges posed by religious pluralism, and examines the influence of religion on politics, civic culture, family life and gender roles in the US and internationally.
Media, Religion and Culture
At the University of Colorado's Center for Mass Media Research, an interdisciplinary research team focuses on the intersection of religious and media-related practices in the everyday lives of contemporary adults and their families. This center is a clearing-house of information for those interested in exploring the intersection of media, religion, and culture, and highlights resources for understanding how the mass media are playing a role in commemoration, stereotyping, and global peacemaking.
National Council of Churches USA
The National Council of Churches is the leading force for ecumenical cooperation among Christians in the United States. The NCC's 36 Protestant, Anglican and Orthodox member denominations include almost 50 million persons in more than 100,000 local congregations in communities throughout the nation.
The New Seminary
As a professional institute for training Interfaith ministers, The New Seminary in New York is committed to the integrity of the individual and the individual's own spiritual search.
North American Interfaith Network
NAIN is a non-profit association of interfaith organizations and agencies in Canada, Mexico and the United States.
One Spirit Learning Alliance
One Spirit Learning Alliance is the umbrella organization under which One Spirit Interfaith Seminary operates. One Spirit Learning Alliance provides in-depth education and training for individuals seeking to further their personal and spiritual growth, to be more skillful in all areas of life, or to enter a professional ministerial career.
The Pluralism Project
The Pluralism Project is a decade-long research project at Harvard University, with current funding from the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations, designed to engage students in studying the new religious diversity in the United States. The students document the changing contours of American religious demography, study the religious communities themselves, and try to discern, in light of this work, the emerging meanings of religious "pluralism," both for religious communities and for public institutions.
Native American Organizations and Urban Indian Centers
This Web site facilitates communication among Native peoples and between Indians and non-Indians by providing access to home pages of Native American Nations and organizations, and to other sites that provide solid information about American Indians.
Religions & Ethics Newsletter
This PBS weekly newsmagazine program focuses on how religion shapes both national and international events.
Religions for Peace
Religions for Peace-USA promotes cooperation between religious communities working together to build a society of peace and justice.
Religions Communicators Council
The Religion Communicators Council is an international interfaith association of more than 600 religion communicators working in print and electronic communication, marketing and public relations. Members promote excellence in the communication of religious faiths values in the public arena and encourage understanding among religious and faith groups.
The Sikhism Home Page
Sikhism preaches a message of devotion and remembrance of God at all times, truthful living, equality of mankind and denounces superstitions and blind rituals.
Sojourners is a Christian ministry whose mission is to proclaim and practice the biblical call to integrate spiritual renewal and social justice. The ministry publishes Sojourners magazine, SojoMail and other resources that address preaching, teaching, organizing and public witness.
Sufi Order International North America
Sufi Order International North American is dedicated to the spread of a message of unity and promotion of the awakening of humanity to the divinity in all by offering seminars, conferences, retreat events, universal worship services, and by publishing and distributing print and electronic media.
The Temple of Understanding
The Temple of Understanding is dedicated to creating environments in which people of different faith and religious traditions can learn from and about each other. TOU maintains a commitment to the integrity of each religion, faith tradition or spiritual practice and believes that each can better remain true to itself by honoring the values inherent in all traditions.
The Tibet Center
The Tibet Center provides a place where members and the general public can explore Buddhist teachings and practices as well as those of other faith communities.
Tibet House New York is part of a worldwide network of Tibetan institutions committed to ensuring that the light of the Tibetan spirit never disappears from the face of the earth. Tibet House is dedicated to the proposition that the wisdom and art of all human civilizations vitally enrich the emerging global culture.
Tikkun is a community of people from many faiths and traditions, called together by Tikkun magazine and its vision of healing and transforming the world. The Tikkun community is guided in its work by its belief in the principle of solidarity.
Tricycle is a non-profit quarterly magazine with an educational charter to spread the dharma. The essential components of a tricycle-three, vehicle, and wheel-correspond to concepts found throughout Buddhist history. The Buddhist review speaks of three treasures: the Buddha, dharma, sangha; of turning the wheel of dharma; and of the three great vehicles of Buddhism: Theravada, Mahayana, and Vajrayana.
United Jewish Appeal Federation
United Jewish Communities, The Federations of North America (UJA) represents and serves 155 Jewish federations and 400 independent Jewish communities across North America. It reflects the values of social justice and human rights that define the Jewish people.
United Religions Initiative
The United Religions Initiative promotes enduring, daily interfaith cooperation to end religiously motivated violence and to create cultures of peace, justice, and healing for the Earth and all living beings.
World Council of Churches
The WCC is a fellowship of churches, now 342 in more than 120 countries in all continents from virtually all Christian traditions.
World Jewish Congress
The World Jewish Congress is an international organization whose mission is to address the interests and needs of Jews and Jewish communities throughout the world. The WJC is the representative body of Jewish communities and organizations in nearly 100 countries that seek to foster the unity and creative survival of the Jewish people while maintaining its spiritual, cultural and social heritage.
Beliefnet is a multifaith e-community designed to help individuals meet their own religious and spiritual needs by providing information, inspiration, community, stimulation and products.
California Institute of Integral Studies
California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco is an accredited institution of higher learning that strives to embody spirit, intellect and wisdom in service of individuals, communities and the Earth.
Crosscurrents is a magazine that provides a global network for people of faith and intelligence who are committed to connecting the wisdom of the heart and the life of the mind. In print, online and in real time, Crosscurrents brings people together across lines of difference.
Esalen is a center for experimental education that is devoted to exploration of human potential. Workshops, work study programs and classes focus on the world of unrealized human capacities.
FaithStreams offers reliable and diverse faith information on Christianity and Judaism, updates on current issues and topics, and multimedia resources from a host of sources, including the Faith & Values Media member association, made up of religious denominations, organizations and individuals who encompass most of the recognized Jewish and Christian faith groups in the United States.
The Fetzer Institute conducts research, education and service programs that focus on the psychological and spiritual roots of critical issues facing the world today.
Friends of the Institute of Noetic Sciences
FIONS, a not-for-profit organization, explores and publicizes the myriad of ways "consciousness" governs every aspect of life. FIONS collaborates with the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and other like-minded organizations serving those who are interested in studying and exploring consciousness in its many forms, to bring together science and spirit through exploration, dialogue and practice, thereby affecting the central quality of life issues.
The Garrison provides a physical and intellectual forum to address 21st century issues through the wisdom of the great spiritual traditions. The Institute engages leaders from a multitude of contemplative disciplines to explore worldly applications of spiritual knowledge.
The Institute of Noetic Sciences
IONS is a nonprofit membership organization that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potentials and powers of consciousness-including perceptions, beliefs, attention, intention, and intuition. The institute explores phenomena that do not necessarily fit conventional scientific models, while maintaining a commitment to scientific rigor.
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology is a private, non-sectarian graduate school that has remained a leader at the forefront of psychological research and education, probing the mind, body, spirit connection.
The Marion Institute
The Marion Institute is dedicated to identifying and promoting programs that seek to enhance life for the Earth and its inhabitants. The Institute is committed to uniting people who want to heal the planet by encouraging a deeper understanding of the past, a dynamic experience of the present, and a passionate vision of a healthy future.
New York Open Center
New York's leading center for holistic learning and culture, with programs on Integrative Health and Bodywork, Psychological Studies, Spirituality and Consciousness, Creativity and the Arts and Society, Ecology and Culture.
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies
Omega is the nation's largest holistic education provider and is highly regarded for its pioneering work in holistic health, meditation, yoga, transformational psychology, spirituality, world music, and art.
Parabola is a quarterly journal that focuses on the subject of myth and tradition. Every issue explores one of the facets of human existence from the point of view of as many of the world's religious and spiritual traditions as possible, through the prism of story and symbol, myth, ritual, and sacred teachings.
The Prophets Conference - Axiom Mystery School
The Prophets Conference brings leading visionaries together with global audiences to rethink and to reshape our collective future. These compelling speakers include many of the world's legendary spiritual, scientific, and social activist authors and researchers.
The Self-Knowledge Symposium, a non-profit organization, is a resource for students engaged in spiritual search and it supports students in their quest for a meaningful life through a network of student organizations, as well as lectures, workshops, retreats and conferences.
Spirituality and Practice
Multifaith Web site on ways to practice spirituality in everyday life. Book, audio and film reviews; inspirational quotes; profiles of spiritual teachers; e-courses and online retreats; articles and links on 37 essential practices of the world religions, and the Spirituality Literacy DVD Project.
Spirituality Book Club
Spirituality Book Club is an on-line community that explores spirituality through books and music, and explores ways to promote discussions of spirituality.
Wisdom Business Network
The Wisdom Business Network practices profit with meaning and purpose.