Catholic philanthropists today face an exciting and sometimes daunting array of funding requests – from new approaches to parochial education, to humanitarian emergencies around the globe. Those who generously seek to participate more actively in the church’s charitable outreach often see where material support is only one part of the picture. In addition to financial contributions, today’s benefactor also is asked to contribute ideas, put charities in touch with other donors, and render advice and leadership in various forms.
FADICA provides a unique resource for such situations. It’s a network of highly respected major philanthropists with a distinguished history of success in identifying approaches to giving that have lasting impact. FADICA’s thirty five year track record of strengthening Catholic philanthropy makes it an essential resource for today’s donor who is deeply involved in building and strengthening the religious environment of the twenty-first century.
FADICA offers leading edge strategies, experience, tools and talent to help foundations achieve impact. Through its trustee training, research, conferences, consulting services, and links with some of the most experienced private philanthropies assisting Catholic institutions, it provides the essential edge in intelligent and reflective giving.
FADICA exposes trustees to talent and strategies that recharge their thinking to achieve sustainable results. It enables its members to maximize their philanthropic resources and expand their person-to-person network of Catholic funders. FADICA also reinforces a foundation’s Catholic values, family mission, and faith-based stewardship.
FADICA is not a foundation itself, nor a clearinghouse for the grantseeking public. FADICA does not broker grant proposals. It does, however, publish materials, including The Catholic Funding Guide, which are intended to assist the fundraiser with timely development research.