SC Ministry Foundation Featured in CEP Report

Congratulations to SC Ministry Foundation, featured in “Staying Connected: How Five Foundations Understand Those They Seek to Help” by the Center for Effective Grantmaking. The report is an excellent resource for members looking to enhance relationships with grantees.

The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative

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The Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative (aka CIIC- pronounced “seek”) works to spread impact investing through building community, sharing experiences, and learning from each other. Visit the website for helpful resources on impact investing and sign up for updates.

The National Dialogue Launches, Focuses on Youth and Young Adult Ministry

A three-year collaborative effort called The National Dialogue was recently launched to support high level conversation about pastoral ministries to youth and young adults. The National Dialogue has emerged just before the XV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on “Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment” and the V Encuentro. It is a partnership […]

What Role Can Faith Play in Innovation?

GHR Foundation is featured in this Devex article by Catherine Cheney exploring the role of faith in innovation. Amy Rauenhorst Goldman, CEO and chair of the foundation, provides insight.  Related: Check out FADICA’s recently published Catholic Social Innovation in the Global Refugee Crisis

Incarnate Word Foundation Celebrates 20 Years and Launches St. Louis “Recon”

Congratulations to Incarnate Word Foundation on their 20th anniversary and the launch of their new initiative in St. Louis, Recon: Framing a New Public Discourse, a platform for learning and engaging in respectful discourse on race, religion, response to violence, evolving social structures, responsible use of social media, and other topics which have historically divided the St. Louis […]

USCCB Addresses Racism

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops announced the establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism. Created in response to recent events of racism and violence, the committee will focus on addressing the sin of racism and the urgent need to come together to find solutions.

Empowering Youth through Summer Employment

Relationships are at the heart of Incarnate Word Foundation’s mission and the charism of its founder, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word. This focus on relationship and solidarity prompted Bridget McDermott Flood, executive director of the Foundation, to envision STL Youth Jobs, a program started in 2012 that employs disenfranchised youth ages 16-24 in summer […]

Laudato Si’ Turns Two

Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home) turned two on June 18, just after the world celebrated World Environment Day on June 5. Watch Catholic Climate Covenant’s video series featuring Catholics’ reflections on how Laudato Si’ inspires them to care for creation and care for the poor. Watch the series.

Strengthening Families by Engaging Fathers

In 1997, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina set out to address childhood poverty in a way that many don’t think about – through the perspective of the role of fathers. Compelled by the fact that children in father-absent homes experienced poverty at more than four times the rate of children in married-parent homes, the […]

Fresh Look + New Resources from Healey Education Foundation

Healey Education Foundation has launched a beautiful new logo and website.  The site features a robust resource page with terrific references and tools for schools, dioceses and philanthropists, including:  an overview of the board of specified jurisdiction, changing the “candy bar” culture and case studies.