FOUNDATION NEWS

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 »

#GivingTuesdayNow

The #GivingTuesday movement is mobilizing a new global day of giving in response to the unprecedented need created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuesday, May 5 is being designated as #GivingTuesdayNow and people around the world are being encouraged to supportRead More »

A Letter from Bishop Brennan

Dear Friends,   The Lord is Risen – Happy Easter!   The Ohio Bishops met yesterday.  After consultation and a close examination of the facts determined that while it is not yet possible to begin the public celebration of Mass,Read More »

Foundation COVID-19 Update – March 16, 2020

The health and safety of our donors and employees are of utmost concern. Like you, we are carefully monitoring COVID-19 updates and we are taking this situation very seriously. In accordance with CDC and state recommendations, we have already postponedRead More »

2020 Martha Panel Cancelled

Due to COVID-19 and at the recommendation of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, we will be cancelling our Martha Panel that was to take place on Thursday, March 19. The tentative plan is to reschedule for a time in late AprilRead More »

END-OF-YEAR GIVING OPPORTUNITIES!

The holidays are quickly approaching and as they do, we embark on a season of giving. On top of parties, gift exchanging and resolution making, we are reminded of what is important during this very special time of year. IfRead More »

IRS REGULATIONS ON DONOR ADVISED FUNDS

The IRS has reaffirmed its guidance that Donor Advised Fund (DAF) grants may not be bifurcated to purchase tickets to events or sponsorships (IRS Notice 2017-73 https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-drop/n-17-73.pdf). You may recommend grants from your Donor Advised Fund to sponsor charitable events, dinners,Read More »

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