NAYBA has developed a tool to measure and report the collective social impact of the Church in local communities – we call it the NAYBA Impact Audit.
The approach, and the data it provides, has helped to bring together churches of all denominations, transform the relationship between churches and civic leadership, and positively shift perceptions about the role and value of the church in society.
NAYBA Australia recently conducted an audit in Whitehorse in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and the results show that churches and faith groups have played a critical role in the community – particularly throughout the COVID pandemic.
The final audit report includes the following statistics:
Click below to download a copy of the full report.
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