We are Catalysts for a vital Church and the Common Good

Our members are leaders in Catholic philanthropic strategy, impact, and action. Read their diverse and fascinating stories below...

Member Spotlight

In 1952 Thomas and Dorothy Leavey established the Foundation to carry on the couple's deep commitment to the values of generosity and helping others. "Very simply," said Dorothy Leavey, "if you have some available help [to give], there's no use in you not giving it to someone who needs it."

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"As a professor of medicine at UCLA, my Dad and my Mom, a homemaker, worked hard and sacrificed to enroll their seven children in Catholic grammar schools, high schools and universities. This gave them a commitment to and understanding of the tremendous sacrifices parents in the inner city make to

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For more than 60 years, the Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation has generously supported Catholic institutions throughout the country. In addition to Catholic institutions, the Foundation has been a benefactor of many other educational and medical organizations especially in southern California.

Carrie Estelle Doheny's (1875-1958) deep faith, ample resources, and inspiring love

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