Catholic Foundation Approves Grants & Distributions

The Catholic Foundation Board of Directors has approved more thanGroup Of Primary Schoolchildren And Teacher Working At Desks In Classroom
$3.2 million in grants and distributions to support those who look for care through our parishes, Catholic schools, and other Catholic ministries here in northeastern Wisconsin.

In 2015, $441,032 will be distributed from four Advancing the Mission (ATM) endowments to help parishes evangelize, develop Church leaders, foster lifelong learning, and care for our retired priests.  From 2006 – 2010, ATM raised nearly $40 million.  Half of these funds went to parishes for individual needs, the other half established four endowments.

Lumen Christi raised $8 million for endowment in 1988, and today is worth $12.5 million.  Over 26 years, Lumen Christi has distributed $14 million dollars, and this year we will distribute nearly $700,000 to Catholic schools, parish religious education efforts, and for scholarships to education leaders.  Every parish and Catholic school in our diocese receives Lumen Christi distributions.

Learn more about past Catholic Foundation grants and distributions from our Annual Report at

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