The National Healthy Marriage Resource Center is a clearinghouse for high-quality, balanced and timely information and resources on healthy marriage. The organization’s mission is to be a first stop for information, resources and training on healthy marriage for experts, researchers, policymakers, media, marriage educators, couples and individuals, program providers and others.
The National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University in Ohio supports research on the effects of family structure on family members and the wider society. Research topics supported by the center include religion and spirituality. The center’s website has links to other research centers, too.
The Coalition for Marriage, Family and Couples Education is dedicated to making marriage education widely available. Diane Sollee is director.
Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center dedicated to improving children’s lives. One focus of its studies is marriage and family.
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy is the professional association for the field of marriage and family therapy. The organization represents the professional interests of more than 50,000 marriage and family therapists throughout the United States, Canada and abroad.
Unmarried Equality (originally the Alternatives to Marriage Project) is a nonprofit organization that advocates for equality and fairness for unmarried people. The organization, which is based in Brooklyn, N.Y., says it does not oppose marriage but wants validation and support, including nondiscriminatory public policies, for those who are single or in nonmarital relationships.
The Marriage & Religion Research Institute archives data about marriage from a number of sources. It also posts links to scholars around the country.
The National Conference of State Legislatures’ website includes a summary page on marriage.
EngenderHealth of New York is a nonprofit organization working to “support and strengthen reproductive health services for women and men worldwide” that has collaborated with religious organizations.