Thanks to the generous partnership and commitment of two FADICA members, congregations of Catholic sisters will have an opportunity to strengthen their fundraising and development efforts through a new program at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
The comprehensive resource development program for women religious is supported by more than $2.6 million in grant funding from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the GHR Foundation. “Advancing Mission: Women Religious in the 21st Century,” includes training for congregational leaders and an opportunity for congregations to secure multi-year grant funding to build congregational fundraising and development capacity, as well as ongoing support through coaching and peer learning. “The Fund Raising School and the Lake Institute have stepped up with a training program that takes into account the opportunities and challenges facing Catholic sisters today,” said Steven M. Hilton, Chairman, President & CEO of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. Amy Goldman, Chair and Executive Director of GHR Foundation noted, “The GHR Foundation deeply appreciates Catholic sisters for the indelible institutions that they have built in this country and their legacy of service to all. You can find the full press release here.