FADICA membership includes a comprehensive array of tailored benefits and services to help you stay informed, involved, and effective in your faith-inspired grantmaking goals. By bringing you the most cutting-edge knowledge and resources available, connecting you to a lively and collegial peer network, and engaging you with ample opportunities for learning, exchange, and spiritual nourishment, your giving will make lasting impact for years to come.
Enhance your foundation’s mission and work when you take advantage of FADICA membership benefits and opportunities:
First-rate Symposia Series, Regional Gatherings, Site Visits, and Delegations
Connect with peers and other Catholic leaders, engage in hands-on learning, and explore best practices and common interests within a uniquely Catholic context, alongside spiritual reflection.
Interact with fellow members and access exclusive material on our online members-only community, with platforms to exchange best practices, engage in online discussions with your peers, find resources for Catholic grantmaking, and more.
Affinity Groups and Member Dialogues
Exchange and consider new possibilities for impact on the issues that matter most with peers and other thought leaders through convenient and meaningful member-to-member programs.
Latest Research and Joint Ventures
Gain access to FADICA’s unprecedented and timely research commissioned to inform national and global Catholic initiatives, and to high impact partnership opportunities.
Faith, Prayer, and Catholic Spirituality
Join in prayer, fellowship, retreats, and celebration of the Eucharist. Explore the Catholic social tradition and how it can inform and enrich your philanthropy.
Comprehensive and Regular Communications
FADICA ensures you stay abreast of key Church news; trends and analysis from the philanthropic field; and information about FADICA’s programs and services. You will learn about other members’ breakthroughs, program highlights, grantee stories, and news—as you share your own!
Next Generation Engagement
Prepare your foundation’s next generation with FADICA’s resources focused on engaging future foundation leaders in the meaning and value of Catholic philanthropy.
Catholic Funding Guide Online (CFG)
Enjoy free access to the only database made specifically for Catholic ministries and nonprofits, with over 1,450 foundations catalogued that show a consistent pattern of Catholic giving. Plus, your grantees will receive discounted subscription rates.
In-house Staff Expertise and Referrals
FADICA’s staff has more than 100 years’ experience working in Catholic Church, philanthropy, nonprofit, and government sectors. If we can’t provide the service ourselves, we will connect you to a customized directory of consultants, professionals, and referrals for members’ needs.
“FADICA has helped our family foundation to identify significant trends in Catholicism that have influenced both our proactive and responsive philanthropy. In addition, our participation in FADICA benefits our grantmaking by giving us an avenue to work more closely with other private foundations when such collaboration is beneficial.”
The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities