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2020 Faith Builds Affiliate Requirements, Terms and Conditions (PDF) For Habitat affiliates with approved 2020 Thrivent Faith Builds projects, review this document. It includes basic requirements for the program. Note: Thrivent programs are by invitation only.
2021 Faith Builds Affiliate Requirements, Terms and Conditions (PDF) For Habitat affiliates, review this document which includes requirements for the 2021 Faith Builds program. Note: Thrivent programs are by invitation only.
2021 Faith Builds Homes Milestone Tutorial (PDF) Tutorial that helps Habitat affiliates navigate Faith Builds Homes program & communication expectations, milestone requirements, reporting & volunteer name submission process, and Faith Builds resources. NOTE: A link to the video recording of the tutorial is available on the first page of this PDF.
2021 Faith Builds Venture Milestone Tutorial (PDF) Tutorial that helps Habitat affiliates navigate Faith Builds Venture program & communication expectations, milestone requirements, reporting & volunteer name submission process, and Faith Builds resources. NOTE: A link to the video recording of the tutorial is available on the first page of this PDF.
Affiliate Guide to Project Status Report for Homes (PDF) Habitat affiliates follow these step-by-step directions to submit project status reports for your Faith Builds Home project.
Affiliate Guide to Project Status Report for Venture (PDF) Habitat affiliates follow these step-by-step directions to submit project status reports for your Faith Builds Venture project.
Affiliate Project Status Report (App) Habitat affiliates use this form to report updates related to milestones, fundraising and volunteer data, congregations involved, and build progress to the partnership team. The form acts as the official request for milestone payments. Click on the Help links for data-entry tips.
Faith Builds Guide (PDF) A guide for local Habitat and Thrivent teams. This resource provides an overview of a Faith Build, coaching and considerations for planning the Faith Build, and engagement of the local Christian community and Thrivent clients.
Faith Builds Q1 Newsletter (PDF) Review the 2021 Faith Builds Quarter One Newsletter for program updates, milestone one requirements, an inspiring impact story, and other important information.
Faith Builds Q2 Newsletter (PDF) Review the 2021 Faith Builds Quarter Two Newsletter for program updates, an inspiring impact story, and other important information.
Faith Builds Q3 Newsletter (PDF) Review the 2021 Faith Builds Quarter Three Newsletter for program updates, an inspiring impact story, and other important information.
Thrivent FieldNet Church Engagement Page (Link) Resources designed for Thrivent Community Engagement Team and financial professionals to help build mutually beneficial relationships between Thrivent and churches.
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Church Communication Toolkit (Word) Developed to help churches talk about their Faith Builds with their congregation, this tool provides cut-and-paste content and templated collateral that can be used in a variety of ways, from church bulletins to social media. Faith Builds partners can share this link or download a copy to share with churches.
Engagement and Fundraising Guide (PDF) Help congregations come up with awareness, engagement and fundraising ideas and events with this sheet of examples.
Faith Builds Bulletin Insert (PDF) Customizable bulletin insert for churches to promote involvement in their Faith Builds and share details of planned events with the congregation.
Flyer (PDF) Customizable flyer for distribution by churches to the congregation to inform them about the Faith Builds and involvement opportunities.
Recruitment and Sign-up Poster (PDF) Churches can use this poster to promote specific Faith Builds events. The optional second page can be used to record the contact information of those interested in participating or learning more.

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Affiliate Media and Communications Toolkit (Link) This zip file includes resources and tools including: press releases, media advisory, talking points, social media ideas and logos.
Church Kick-off Event Invite (PDF) Kick off your Faith Build with a special Clergy event and use this customizable piece to promote it. Share with clergy and other church leaders to get them to your event.
Church Partnership Agreement (PDF) A partnership agreement that lists responsibilities of each partner to successfully complete a Faith Builds in the local community. This is an optional piece to use if it fits within the local church/ Habitat for Humanity/ Thrivent relationship.
Faith Builds Church Introduction (PDF) Use to introduce a Faith Build and the Habitat and Thrivent partnership to church leadership. Discuss the details and involvement opportunity with churches in your community.
Faith Builds Kickoff: Virtual Event Toolkit (PDF) This toolkit provides a plug-and-play game plan for your Faith Builds kickoff virtual event.
Faith Builds Project Milestone Engagement: Virtual Event Toolkit (PDF) This toolkit provides a plug-and-play game plan for your Faith Builds virtual events related to project milestones.
Framework for Hosting Virtual Faith Builds Events (PDF) Use this resource to help you brainstorm and plan for your next Faith Builds virtual event. It features questions to consider throughout the event planning process and tips for a successful virtual event.
Habitat and Thrivent Logo Lock-Up (JPG) Use the logo lock-up in your custom communication pieces as needed. Review the existing resources on this page to find a pre-approved piece that will meet your needs before creating your own. When the logo opens, right-click the page and select Save Picture As to save the JPG file on your local computer.
Habitat and Thrivent Partnership Fact Sheet (Word) Everything a reporter needs to cover the Habitat and Thrivent partnership, including program facts and figures.
Habitat and Thrivent Partnership Story (Word) Local partnerships can use this document with information and talking points about the Faith Builds and Habitat and Thrivent organizations to help them tell the partnership story to volunteers.
Marketing Tutorial (PDF) Tutorial that helps local partnerships most effectively utilize available marketing resources in your Faith Builds. Covered topics include resources to connect with churches, communication tools to share with churches so they can engage their congregation, Media Kit to reach the broader community, and build site essentials like t-shirts and site sign. NOTE: A link to the 24-minute video recording is available on the first page of this PDF.
Photos (High Quality) (Link) High quality photos of Faith Builds activity. Use in your own digital and print marketing items. Zip file will open, then double-click each photo to view. Download/save each photo you wish to use. Share the link to the zip file with church leaders and others you want to have access to the photos.
PowerPoint Presentation Template (Powerpoint) Customizable PowerPoint presentation for sharing information about Faith Builds with church leaders and church attendees. Basic program content is included along with fillable areas to tailor your presentation to your community and audience.
Promotional Video (1:00) (Link) This 1-minute video can be shared with churches to generate excitement within the congregation. It could easily be shown during the church service or at a ministry team meeting.
Promotional Video (5:00) (Link) This 5-minute video for church leaders provides a great introduction to the program and demonstrates how churches can engage in making an impact in their community. Ideal for your church leader breakfast or other meetings with church leadership.
Sign Template and Color Guide (PDF) Habitat affiliates use this fillable PDF Faith Builds sign template as final printer-ready art for a 30” X 48” outdoor sign. The template has three areas to be completed by the affiliate: affiliate name, family name and partner churches/Christian organizations. Email the template to a local printer or to Custom Signs Today at homeoffice@customsignstoday.com. This PDF includes the sign color guide to provide to the printer to ensure the correct branded colors are used.
Thrivent Email Playground Template (Link) Use this customizable email template to invite Thrivent clients and others to participate in an event to support Faith Builds in their community. (Email Playground link only accessible by Thrivent staff)
Thrivent Event Invite Postcard (Storefront*) (Link) Use this customizable postcard to invite Thrivent clients to participate in an event to support a Faith Build in their community. (*Storefront link accessible only by Thrivent staff. Login required. Search Topic Thrivent Builds, Item 29714J)
Thrivent Nametag and Notecard/Envelope Order Link (TOS*) (Link) Use these co-branded nametags at your Faith Builds events, and use the blank notecards/envelopes for thank-yous, invites or other messages for Faith Builds partners. (*Thrivent Order System link accessible only by Thrivent staff. Click on Habitat Partnership to view and order materials.)

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Affiliate Guide to Submitting Volunteer Information and FAQ (PDF) Habitat affiliates follow these step-by-step directions on how to securely submit volunteer information for Habitat and Thrivent partnership projects.
Name Submission Web Page (App) Open the secure Thrivent web page and submit each volunteer name within 14 days of the activity. Select your affiliate's state and name from the drop-downs. When a home project is approved for your affiliate, it appears in the House Master ID drop-down.
Volunteer Sign-In Form (Word) Use this sign-in/photo release form at the project site. Have all volunteers sign in and complete the appropriate fields. Note: Volunteers may opt out of having their photo used by checking the corresponding box.
Youth Involvement Quick Reference Guide (Word) Use these ideas to get youth of all ages involved in a Habitat and Thrivent project.
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