Catholic Funding Guide Sixth Edition Published / New Version Offered For First Time By Online Subscription

Washington, D.C. – – The Catholic Funding Guide, a directory and database providing information on 1,189 private, corporate, fraternal, and church based funding agencies, has just been published. The Guide, now in its eleventh year of publication, has been used by thousands of parishes, schools, universities, healthcare institutions, and missionary groups as a resource for preparing grant proposals […]

Foundations Meet to Discuss Investment Strategies / Economic Recovery Expected Not to Show Up in Giving For 2009 / Financial Environment Makes Donor Partnerships More Compelling

New York – – Members of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities will meet in New York City November 6th with foundation investment experts for a roundtable discussion on the economic recovery and its impact on foundation portfolios. The meeting, part of FADICA’s fall board meeting, will discuss the investment lessons learned during the worldwide […]

New Additions to Spirituality Series on Women Published/ Project Represents Unique Contribution Of Catholic Philanthropy, Higher Education and Catholic Publishing

Washington, DC – – The sixth and seventh books in an eight part series on the spirituality of Catholic women, have been published by St. Anthony Messenger Press. The books, part of the Called to Holiness Poject, are entitled: Finding My Voice, by Beth M. Knobbe, a campus minister at Northwestern University,. and Creating New Life, Nurturing Families, […]

FADICA Members Join U.S. Bishops in Solidarity Visit to South Africa

Washington, D.C. — Three members of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities will join with a delegation of three U.S. bishops and one American Cardinal who will visit South Africa August 27- September 5, 2009. The delegation will also include four senior staff members of the United States Conference of Bishops. The group is undertaking […]

FADICA Urges Bishops Leadership to Include Catholic Schools in Church Priorities Initiative

Washington, D.C. – – A published, edited, conversation between funders and bishops occurring last month here , urges leaders of the U.S. hierarchy to include Catholic schools among the top priorities that will command church leadership emphasis for the next three years. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has undertaken a new priority setting […]

Conference Proceedings on Major Change In Private Catholic Oriented Philanthropy

Washington, DC — Private foundations with Catholic interests are changing as the first decade of the twenty first century closes. This, according to trustees and grantees whose viewpoints comprise newly published proceedings, entitled: Reinventing Catholic Philanthropy, released today by FADICA, Inc. The book, available through FADICA exclusively, gives the public an inside view of the changing practices […]

FADICA Advisor Named Among Time Magazine’s Top 100 Influential Persons

Washington, D.C — Sister Mary Scullion, RSM, founder of Project H.O.M.E., a Philadelphia-based program working with homeless people, and an advisor to FADICA, has been chosen among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world. The announcement was included in the March 30 edition of the publication. Sister Scullion spoke to the FADICA group earlier in […]

Doheny Foundation President Elected to FADICA Board of Directors

Washington, D.C. — Robert A. Smith, III, President of the Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation of Los Angeles, has been elected to the board of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA). The election of Mr. Smith was part of measures taken at FADICA’s thirty-third annual meeting. Mr. Smith will be serving his first term as […]

FADICA’s Thirty Third Annual Meeting Honors Cardinal and Sister of Charity

Bonita Springs, Florida — The thirty third annual meeting of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities (FADICA) honored two individuals for leadership and church service when its members met January 29-30 here. Cardinal John P. Foley, former President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications, and now Grand Master of the International Order of the […]