Best practices are specific, discrete ministry activities that measurably increase program scale, effectiveness, and/or efficiency, and can be replicated by other National Ministries. Best practices should be supported by evidence (data).
Raising gift-in-kind (GIK) funding can be an essential part of the effectiveness of a national ministry. GIK donations provide access to goods and services that may be unaffordable, or that allows the organization to use resources on something else.
Finding partners who can provide materials, facilities, services or transportation can ease the cost burden of prison ministry. Finding such partners also provides a benefit to them, as they get to partner in a work that fits their vision.
PFI’s signature prison programs – TPJ and STP – require a national ministry to raise part of its budget. GIK can be a program investment if it meets certain criteria.
1. Human Resources