Tag: Catholic Community Foundation

St. Paul-based Catholic Community Foundation issues first parish grants in relief fund

St. Paul-based Catholic Community Foundation issues first parish grants in relief fund

| May 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

More than $120,000 is being distributed to 11 parishes in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis from a coronavirus-prompted relief fund set up by the Catholic Community Foundation.

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Archbishop Hebda: Parish collections down 60 percent due to coronavirus pandemic

Archbishop Hebda: Parish collections down 60 percent due to coronavirus pandemic

| April 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a letter to supporters of the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation, which helps fund core ministries including hospital chaplaincy, Latino ministry and Catholic education, Archbishop Bernard Hebda said parish giving is down 60 percent in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis due to disruptions caused by the new coronavirus.

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Special task force, fund to help archdiocesan parishes, schools

Special task force, fund to help archdiocesan parishes, schools

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Anne Cullen Miller began taking in the breadth of the financial impact the coronavirus pandemic would have on parishes and schools, she knew the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota would need to play a big role in helping them survive.

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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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