History

The Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Green Bay was established in Don-Long-Bishop-Banks1997 by Bishop Robert Banks.  Don and Darlene Long were initial founders, and Don served as our first Board President.  Throughout the Foundation’s history they have encouraged stewardship, Catholic endowments and investments that benefit the Diocese of Green Bay, it’s ministries, parishes and schools throughout northeastern Wisconsin.

The Catholic Foundation conducts the annual Bishop’s Appeal and administers more than 190 endowment funds with assets approaching $75 million.

A more detailed history of the Catholic Foundation is available.  To learn how more about the Catholic Foundation, contact us at (920) 272-8184 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8184, or e-mail us.