About Us

RNF-Foundation-Site-Header-Full-Width-Skinny2-1-771x69-1Religion News Foundation is a secular educational and charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization housed at the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus, in its top-flight School of Journalism.

At RNF we advance religious literacy through websites, resources, networks, training workshops, events and other programs tailor-made for media professionals, corporate clients and the general public. The Foundation facilitates and encourages discourse about religion in a neutral and informative way without endorsing or promoting any particular belief system or point of view.

RNF’s entities include:

  • Religion News ServiceRNF favicons banner, a secular newswire based in Washington, D.C., that delivers original daily news content to more than 100 media subscribers
  • Religion News Association, the only global network for professional journalists writing about religion with accuracy, balance and insight
  • ReligionLink, a rich archive and database of sources, resources and story ideas for journalists reporting on religion
  • Religion Stylebook, an easy-to-use, authoritative guide for journalists who report on religion in the mainstream media

Contact our staff for more information about the Foundation’s work.

RNF and RNS Staff
Former and current RNF and RNS staff in Columbia, Missouri, April 2014.