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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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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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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