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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Eye-opening visits to Chicago's San Miguel Middle School and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School inspired the founding of Cassin Educational Initiative Foundation. "I felt those models had all the ingredients they needed to be successfully replicated," said B.J. Cassin, co-founder of the Foundation. "I felt strongly that these two models

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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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