Letter From the President: Inspiring the Philanthropists of Tomorrow

Letter From the President: Inspiring the Philanthropists of Tomorrow

Every day I try to pause and reflect on the many acts of generosity and kindness I witness in my personal life, and in my role as president of CCF. In doing so, I’m reminded that even in times when life feels heavy, God’s love and mercy are ever-present.

For more than 30 years, CCF has had the privilege to accompany individuals and families as they strive to be the light of Christ in the world, passing on to others some of the blessings they’ve received. Over time, it has become apparent that these acts of love and generosity share a beautiful similarity: they are learned at home.

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8 Tips for Raising Philanthropic Kids

8 Tips for Raising Philanthropic Kids

When it comes to legacy planning, parents commonly prioritize children and charities. They want to provide for their children and grandchildren and make a positive impact on their community and the ministries closest to their hearts. Parents can set the philanthropic stage now. When the time comes to share estate assets with the next generation, they — and families like yours — will have a clear path to carry on a legacy of generosity. Choose a few tips from this list and make them a part of your family’s daily life.

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Do More with Your RMD

Do More with Your RMD

Maximize your treasures by planning for the required minimum distributions from your IRA. Take advantage of this opportunity and create a charitable giving plan that’s both smart and joyful.

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Letter From the President: A Rich Harvest

Letter From the President: A Rich Harvest

Thirty years ago, a group of local Catholic leaders — clergy and laity — took a leap of faith and trust. They established a new organization, separate from the Archdiocese, to steward the charitable resources of Catholic individuals, families, parishes, and institutions.

Today the seeds planted by the founders of the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) yield a rich harvest to support the needs of our community. In CCF’s 30th year, grants from charitable funds totaled a record $24 million.

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2023 Assets and Grantmaking Snapshot

2023 Assets and Grantmaking Snapshot

The Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) continued its growth trajectory in fiscal year 2023. With 64 new funds opened, CCF now manages nearly $600 million in assets and granted $24M.

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Managing Investments Imbued with Catholic Values

Managing Investments Imbued with Catholic Values

Over three decades, a carefully honed investment policy has helped the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) become the third-largest public grantmaker in Minnesota. This accomplishment demonstrates just how seriously CCF takes its commitment to meet the future needs of our Catholic community. Central to honoring that commitment is a sound investment strategy that is both rigorously monitored and deeply infused with Catholic values.

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