Our Mission: To increase the potential of mission-driven leaders, organizations and investors working together to achieve large-scale change.



Alliance for Greater Works™ (formerly Faith and Philanthropy Institute) brings together leaders and organizations from diverse sectors to collectively identify innovative solutions to transform under-resourced communities.

Why We Exist:

Alliance for Greater Works™ is driven by a vision of a world without under-resourced communities. Alliance for Greater Works™ (formerly FPI) seeks out partners and clients from nonprofits, private and public sectors, and the faith community that share this vision, and desire to create solutions that change lives and communities.

What We Do:

Since 2001, we have increased the ability of over 7,500 mission-driven leaders and organizations through comprehensive training and strategic technical assistance services.

We help nonprofits and communities by:

  • Building a new generation of diverse leadership
  • Developing and implementing actionable plans to grow their impact and financial resources
  • Communicating their value to diverse group of generous givers and funders
  • Facilitating and managing collective impact initiatives

We help investors put their money where the impact is by:

  • Developing, executing, and monitoring a strategy and plan
  • Identifying faith-based and community organizations to partner with
  • Assessing the impact of current or potential grantees
  • Working collaboratively to help organizations improve their effectiveness and sustainable results

Featured Service


Build Investor – Ready Infrastructure
For over 13 years, Alliance for Greater Works™ has worked with nonprofit clients to develop leadership, internal systems, and investor-readiness to ensure that organizations successfully engage diverse investors.

Featured Client



Earning by Learning
As a result of Alliance for Greater Works’ engagement, Earning by Learning (EBL) now has a clear growth strategy in place to scale their successful reading literacy to other regions of the country and attract new funders. Our process helped guide EBL to think about their services, and strategy in a new way.

Alliance for Greater Works Featured Clients

Client Testimonials

tony-evans01Faith & Philanthropy Institute (FPI) is a valuable resource to The Urban Alternative’s National Church Adopt-A-School Initiative’s comprehensive training. The National Church Adopt-A-School Initiative (NCAASI) addresses the spiritual and social needs of urban youth and families through a church and public school partnership, based on the Dallas, TX Project Turn Around (PTA) model at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship. Faith & Philanthropy Institute has worked closely with The Urban Alternative to provide an additional pair of hands to our staff in program design, implementation, and technical support to churches, ministries, and faith-based organizations throughout the United States.