Jim Foley Endowment Fund

Most would agree that high school is a critical time in a young person’s development. Teenagers are tested with more rigorous academics, exposed to substantial leadership opportunities, and challenged to grow while adapting to new social landscapes. It is aRead More »

New Board Members

Board members can serve three, three-year terms for a total of nine years of service. This year, The Catholic Foundation has six new board members. You can view their bios by clicking on their image below.        Read More »

The Catholic Foundation Grants over $13.3 Million!

This past fiscal year, The Catholic Foundation recently celebrated another year of impact. In the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2020, the Foundation distributed over 2,300 grants and $13.3 million. Through the Responsive Grant cycle alone, The Catholic FoundationRead More »

Foundation Return To Office Plan

In an effort to be careful, safe, and respectful to our guests and our staff, the Foundation has created a Return To Office Plan. This plan is fluid and will evolve as we follow the guidelines and restrictions put inRead More »

2020 St. Martha Giving Circle Grants

Congratulations to the 2020 award winners, totaling $35,000! The St. Martha Giving Circle (The Marthas) is excited to announce this year’s grant recipients. Members of The Marthas nominated 18 organizations for consideration. In April, they voted and awarded money toRead More »

Catholic Emergency Response Fund (CERF)

Article written by Report, Tim Puet, for the May 3, 2010 Catholic Times. The unexpected and unprecedented impact of the coronavirus pandemic is being felt by every parish in the Diocese of Columbus and by its food pantries. The CatholicRead More »

CARES Act and Donor Impact

With unanimous bipartisan support, the CARES Act — Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act — was passed and signed into law by President Trump on March 27th.  It’s the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history and includes aRead More »

Charitable Gift Annuities Provide Peace of Mind

With interest rates fluctuating daily and the stock market doing its best impersonation of a roller coaster, it is hard to find certainty in any type of financial investment. A charitable gift annuity (CGA) however can provide you with aRead More »

Putting Your Stimulus Check to Good Use

Last week The Catholic Foundation received two stimulus checks from the government. No, we aren’t “married filing jointly” and are eligible for the $1,200 per person stimulus checks. But we are eligible to accept the generosity of donors who receiveRead More »

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