Tag: Catholic Community Foundation

Communicating Catholic education benefits

Communicating Catholic education benefits

| Susan Klemond | July 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catholic schools’ combination of quality education and faith formation brings value to students, parishes and the wider community, but financial and social barriers to Catholic education remain for some families, including a growing Latino population, experts noted at a June 25 forum on education sponsored by the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota.

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Let’s not miss ‘the opportunity of a generation’

Let’s not miss ‘the opportunity of a generation’

| Christopher Nelson | March 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

On Feb. 19, the Minnesota Catholic Conference gathered hundreds of Catholics at our state’s Capitol to advocate for policies that uphold the values of our shared faith. The energy of the attendees was palpable as they prepared to discuss a wide variety of important topics with their state representatives.

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Catholic foundations show continued growth throughout 2017-2018

Catholic foundations show continued growth throughout 2017-2018

| Jacob Comello | February 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

Amid worry that bad news about the Catholic Church and the clergy abuse scandal could impact Catholic giving, one financial expert just published a paper with a different story.

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Community an answer to the millennial crisis, panel says at Basilica

Community an answer to the millennial crisis, panel says at Basilica

| November 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

“So they began this thing where they invited others their age who experienced a sense of loss, [but] have no religious affiliation where that’s being reconciled,” Vitek said of The Dinner Party. “And they … came together out of their suffering and sorrow over a meal with a bottle of wine to heal one another.”

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At 25, CCF transforming from ‘money manager’ to its own philanthropic force for good

At 25, CCF transforming from ‘money manager’ to its own philanthropic force for good

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Now the nation’s largest Catholic community foundation, CCF works to build “a vibrant Catholic community” through their donors’ charity and its own grant-making to Catholic and non-Catholic causes.

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Panel discusses helping mothers, children out of poverty

Panel discusses helping mothers, children out of poverty

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

A single parent, Maria Sinchi, 26, didn’t know how much support the Church offers single mothers and children through various nonprofits.

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Panelists: Invitation, community, purpose can connect millennials to Church

Panelists: Invitation, community, purpose can connect millennials to Church

| January 30, 2018 | 2 Comments

Passing on the faith to the next generation doesn’t happen automatically.

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Foundations seen as way for dioceses to fund local needs

Foundations seen as way for dioceses to fund local needs

| Mark Pattison | March 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

More U.S. dioceses are turning to foundations to help meet their financial and fundraising priorities. And foundation executives in the diocesan realm believe they’ve only begun to tap into the potential for these gifts.

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Catholics find opportunities to invest, contribute for good

Catholics find opportunities to invest, contribute for good

| Susan Klemond | February 13, 2017 | 1 Comment

To receive insights and updates to help them in what is often more long-term stewardship, the Vanden Plases and more than 200 other individual donors, financial advisors, and representatives of parishes and other Catholic organizations attended the St. Paul-based foundation’s 22nd annual investment conference Feb. 8 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

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Nonprofit partners respond to growing senior housing needs

Nonprofit partners respond to growing senior housing needs

| Matthew Davis | August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A bigger challenge than distance awaited Evon and Charles Wells-Ellis in their decision to have Evon’s mother, Grace Wells, move into their St. Paul home. Wells, 83, from Omaha, Nebraska, needed wheelchair access and other physical adaptations to live at Wells-Ellis’ Aurora-St. Anthony neighborhood home near St. Peter Claver. The cost of the changes looked daunting at $40,000-$50,000.

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Help is here for archdiocese’s Catholic grade schools

Help is here for archdiocese’s Catholic grade schools

| September 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new organization is rallying to boost enrollment and promote best practices for Catholic grade schools in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, and it is calling on the community to help.

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