RESEARCH AND SCHOLARSHIP
Through its university affiliation, the Center for the Study of Church Management is committed to contributing to knowledge formation and dissemination through research.
Both scholarly and applied researchers are welcomed to contact the Center for more information about research funding, ongoing research support and presentation opportunities.
STUDY OF COVID-19 IMPACT ON U.S. CATHOLIC PARISH GIVING
Prepared for ACS Technologies by Matthew F. Manion, MSCM, Faculty Director for the Villanova School of Business Center for Church Management, Professor of Practice, Management and Operations
The Center for Church Management in the Villanova School of Business has partnered with ACS Technologies (ACST) to study the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on church giving. This study is the first in a series that will be done in the US with multi-denominational data representing tens of thousands of churches.
Research Fellows Examining the Past, Present and Future of Ecumenical Clergy Finance Issues
As part of a generous gift from the Lilly Endowment’s National Initiative to Address Economic Challenges for Pastoral Leaders, we are proud to sponsor research fellows and mentors who are performing ground-breaking research on clergy finance issues.
Master of Science in Church Management