Miguel Escobar

Managing program director, Episcopal Church Foundation

Miguel is managing program director for leadership resources and communications and marketing at the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF). Miguel coordinates the communications and marketing efforts of ECF, as well as the team responsible for the online publication ECF Vital Practices, the Fellowship Partners Program, the Vestry Resource Guide, ECF's educational events, and a new initiative focused on forming strong leadership teams called Vital Teams. From 2007 to 2010, Miguel served as communications assistant to the Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. Miguel serves on the advisory council of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. He graduated in 2007 with a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York. 

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Scholarships available for Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising course

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving will award 12 half-tuition scholarships to be used for one of the 2023 Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising online cohorts. Applications will be accepted through October 3, 2022.

The Executive Certificate in Religious Fundraising (ECRF) is designed for religious leaders in faith-based organizations and institutions who wish to learn more about the spirituality of fundraising and gain a core foundation in fundraising principles. Typical titles of attendees include: clergy, judicatory executives, development leaders, professionals at faith-based organizations and lay leaders who have some responsibilities with funding or finances. Scholarship criteria include both demonstrated financial need as well as the potential for applying course learnings in your current professional context.

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