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 »


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 »

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