Many Catholic philanthropists—whether they have a family foundation or not—have grappled with the question: how can I involve my family in philanthropy? This blog post discusses ideas on how to involve younger generations in family giving, incorporating examples from…
Tax benefits are, of course, an important consideration in philanthropic decisions. However, they are never the only relevant factor, especially for Catholic philanthropists who want to give in line with their values and make a faith-centered impact. Our guide…
Funders and nonprofits need each other to do good. But sometimes, a harmful power dynamic can emerge and the relationship becomes unbalanced in the grantor’s favor. This can damage trust and close off future opportunities for good work, among…
When donors have agreed to partner with you in your mission—to help bring about the Kingdom of God with their resources, as Henri Nouwen so beautifully expresses it—there is a natural sense of gratitude that follows. Expressing that gratitude…
A thoughtfully crafted mission statement is like a compass. It guides decisions, redirects focus, and encourages everyone on the journey to stay the course. Every Catholic foundation needs a strong mission statement; learn why they matter and how to…
Did you know a donor advised fund allows you to give to causes you care about in a strategic way while benefiting from tax deductions? Find out how donor advised funds work, how to set them up, and how…
If you’re looking for a more structured or strategic way to give, starting a private charitable foundation is a good option to consider. A private foundation can be established as a permanent philanthropic legacy or enduring structure for giving…
Do you have an upcoming fundraising meeting with a new or prospective donor or funder? Meeting with a prospective new funder can be intimidating, but here are some tips for making the first meeting productive and enjoyable!…
Subscribers to the Catholic Funding Guide have access to Amplify, a feature that allows grantseekers and funders to connect via projects. Grantseekers can post projects in need of funding, and funders can search projects in their interest areas. They…
Amplify is a feature of the Catholic Funding Guide that allows grant seekers and funders to connect in a new way….

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