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Mission Moment

Leaning into the Mysteries of our Faith

Many of our worldly concerns are difficult to understand. The Easter story of Jesus’ death and resurrection reminds us to accept the mysteries of our faith and place our trust in God.

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service - Qualities to Cultivate
Mission Moment

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service: Qualities to Cultivate

Part 5 of 5 Video Series

Join Kerry Alys Robinson as she shares reflections on philanthropy and fundraising to our Catholic Funding Guide community.

Speaking from personal experience as a development professional, Kerry takes up some of the obstacles of successful fundraising and speaks to proven maxims helpful in a faith-based context.

Catholic Philanthropy

The Commitment of Catholic Organizations During Crisis

Support for many Catholic ministries increased during the pandemic, but so did the demands. Learn what the latest research has revealed about the pandemic’s impact on nonprofit employment and charitable giving, and how Catholic ministries can prepare for a better future.

Catholic Philanthropy

Blueprints for the Common Good?

How can religious and philanthropic leaders work together toward creating a better world? This introduction to a dialogue hosted by the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving provides some provocative insights.

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service - Maxims for Successful Fundraising
Mission Moment

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service: Maxims for Successful Fundraising

Part 3 of 5 Video Series

Join Kerry Alys Robinson as she shares reflections on philanthropy and fundraising to our Catholic Funding Guide community.

Speaking from personal experience as a development professional, Kerry takes up some of the obstacles of successful fundraising and speaks to proven maxims helpful in a faith-based context.

Available to subscribers only.

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service - Obstacles to Development
Mission Moment

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service: Obstacles to Development

Part 2 of 5 Video Series

Join Kerry Alys Robinson as she shares reflections on philanthropy and fundraising to our Catholic Funding Guide community.

Speaking from personal experience as a development professional, Kerry takes up some of the obstacles of successful fundraising and speaks to proven maxims helpful in a faith-based context.

Available to subscribers only.

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service - Introduction
Mission Moment

Fundraising, Philanthropy, and a Spiritual Call to Service: Introduction

Part 1 of 5 Video Series

Join Kerry Alys Robinson as she shares reflections on philanthropy and fundraising to our Catholic Funding Guide community.

Speaking from personal experience as a development professional, Kerry takes up some of the obstacles of successful fundraising and speaks to proven maxims helpful in a faith-based context.

Available to subscribers only.

Social Impact Spotlight

Partnerships Working to Alleviate Poverty

The Catholic Funding Guide serves as a vital resource to connect Catholic organizations working to alleviate poverty with the Catholic funders who want to partner with them. Many of the Guide’s subscribers are members of the largest social service agency in the nation, Catholic Charities USA. One of the Guide’s funders is a significant supporter of Catholic Charities members. The story that follows demonstrates the impact when subscribers and funders connect.

Mission Moment

Our Lenten Journey Toward Hope

Pope Francis has called us to experience Lent as a “journey of conversion” as communities and individuals. Consider using this time with your organization to reflect and prepare for your “new normal” with these suggestions from the Lake Institute on Faith & Giving.