We are Catalysts for a vital Church and the Common Good

There has never been a more exciting time to join the vibrant network of FADICA. During this momentous time for the philanthropic sector and the Catholic Church, FADICA opens up a world of expertise and innovation to its members, connects members to meaningful resources and relationships, and multiplies members’ generosity through the study, sharing and proliferation of best practices. Guided by Catholic social teaching and the joy of the Gospel, we invite you on this journey of faith and action, where your foundation’s goals can meet the world’s deepest needs.

Member Spotlight

Catholic causes are the focus of Wendy and Tim Connors’ philanthropy, including the University of Notre Dame, Catholic Charities San Francisco, Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Saint Raymond Parish, and Sacred Heart Prep High School. Tim and Wendy have also co-founded and funded OneParish.com, the free app and web platform t

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

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


FADICA membership includes exclusive access to a full package of benefits, services, programs, symposia, experts, and research tailored to the specific interests and needs of Catholic philanthropists. In FADICA, you will be connected to a group of likeminded peers who share common faith and a uniquely Catholic spirituality of giving. FADICA members are driven by a desire to create a better world, especially for the vulnerable and those who live in poverty. FADICA membership helps you expand and deepen the impact of your charitable giving by bringing you the most innovative and cutting edge social and intellectual capital needed to achieve your faith-based funding goals.