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New Stove Serves Las Vegas Community

New Stove Serves Las Vegas Community

NewsComedor de San Pascual, Inc. a soup kitchen and food pantry, received a grant this year, so they could purchase a new stove that will enable them to continue to cook hot meals for the folks they serve in Las Vegas. They are distributing approximately 900 meals a...

Our Program Manager, Michele Benavidez has a Message of Thanks

Our Program Manager, Michele Benavidez has a Message of Thanks

NewsOur work is always changing as we look for new ways to “move hearts and touch lives”.  This year has seen more changes than I could have imagined and with it, I wanted to find ways to stay connected and keep the outreach work flowing. We have such a vast group of...

2020 Site Visits – St. Felix Pantry, Rio Rancho

2020 Site Visits – St. Felix Pantry, Rio Rancho

NewsSt. Felix Pantry in Rio Rancho received a 2020 large grant of $15,000 to help cover their annual food expenses. “I can’t say it enough, we are overwhelmed with gratitude to everyone at The Catholic Foundation and are sustained and bolstered by your generosity to...

2020 Site Visits – Villanueva Tapestry Project

2020 Site Visits – Villanueva Tapestry Project

NewsThis year Cornerstones Community Partnerships received a grant of $7,000 to help with the restoration of a historic tapestry at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Villanueva.Learn more about Cornerstones & Donate to Historic Preservation

Endowment Distributions Helping Our Communities

Endowment Distributions Helping Our Communities

NewsIt’s not just about our grant program here at the Foundation. Every year, in September, we distribute checks to over 100 organizations across the Archdiocese. These distributions are separate from our grant program because they come from designated endowments....

It Was a Harmonious Grant Awards Luncheon

It Was a Harmonious Grant Awards Luncheon

NewsThis year’s Grant Awards Luncheon guests made it an extra special event. St. Michael’s High School Choir not only participated in this year’s video, they surprised the crowd by being there in person with their beautiful voices. It was a very inspirational and...

The Grace of Site Visits

The Grace of Site Visits

News“Charity may be a very short word, but with its tremendous meaning of pure love, it sums up man’s entire relation to God and to his neighbor.” – St. Aelred of RievaulxEvery fall and spring our Program Manager, Michele Benavidez and Marketing Project Manager, Jill...

End of Year Giving & Donor Advised Funds

End of Year Giving & Donor Advised Funds

NewsAs the end of the year approaches, you may want to consider starting a donor advised non-endowed fund at the Foundation. It is a great way to claim a tax deduction now for supporting your favorite charities in the future. Your donor advised non-endowed fund can be...

Building Our Grant Pool

Building Our Grant Pool

NewsFor every $1 million dollars raised approximately $40,000 of distributions are generated in perpetuity each and every year. Since 1995, The Catholic foundation has been utilizing a competitive grant process to distribute a percentage of funds from unrestricted and...

And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

NewsEvery year we get to award Catholic School teachers for their dedication to Catholic Education, thanks to a generous donor who started an endowment in 1998. The Catholic Award for Teachers endowment generously distributes $1,000 to each teacher and $100 to their...

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