Nonprofits Help the Nonreligious Search for Meaning in Their Lives

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Springtide Research Institute was recently featured by The Chronicle of Philanthropy. You can see an excerpt of this article in part below, but we encourage you to visit their site to read the piece in its entirety.

In 2022, Springtide surveyed 4,546 young people ages 13 to 25; 56 percent said they engaged daily or weekly in art as religious or spiritual practice. More than half — 54 percent — said the same about spending time in nature.

Patterson encourages nonprofits — especially in the arts or environmental causes — to consider the spiritual experiences Gen Z volunteers, participants, and employees could have as they engage. “How might nonprofits work alongside young people in having that sort of discovery?” Patterson asks. “Young people are having these experiences, our data absolutely supports that.”

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