Letter From the President: Enhanced by Generosity

Letter From the President: Enhanced by Generosity

Every day I witness our donors live and lead in faith. They receive God’s blessings with gratitude and pass them on to those in need. And while they perhaps feel a spiritual need to give, it’s clear that they do not give out of obligation — they give as an act of faith.

St. Paul must have witnessed this phenomenon nearly two millennia ago […]

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Meet Our Grants Team

Meet Our Grants Team

The Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) exists to support financially the spiritual, educational, and social needs of our Catholic community. CCF’s grants team provides vital support for this mission.

“As our grantmaking has grown over the years, we’ve prioritized expanding our grants team to meet demand,” says CCF President Anne Cullen Miller […]

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Easy, Efficient, and Flexible Faith-Aligned Giving

Easy, Efficient, and Flexible Faith-Aligned Giving

Catholics in our community live generously. You eagerly support your parish operations, capital campaigns, scholarship funds,  ministries, and many nonprofit organizations both Catholic and secular. Sharing your treasure is one way you express your faith.

Your giving could become easier, more efficient, and more impactful with a donor advised fund […]

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CEOs of Catholic Community Foundations Gather

CEOs of Catholic Community Foundations Gather

Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) President Anne Cullen Miller recently attended the annual meeting of CEOs of Catholic community foundations nationwide. CEOs from 45 foundations gathered in Sioux Falls, SD, to exchange information, experiences, and strategies. Sponsored by the Consortium of Catholic Foundations, the purpose of the group is to accelerate the effectiveness and mission impact of each leader. […]

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Letter From the President: God’s Varied Grace

Letter From the President: God’s Varied Grace

Dear Friends,

It’s hard to believe that the staff of the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) has worked remotely for more than 18 months now. We’ve experienced profound changes since we last sat around our boardroom table together — as individuals, as a team, and as a community.

Although so much has changed externally, what drives us internally at CCF remains the same. I often call it our “secret sauce.” You can’t see it, but it’s what sets us apart: our mission and values. This part of our work — why and how we do it — is our living legacy.

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New Faces on Board

New Faces on Board

The Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) is honored to welcome three exceptionally accomplished women to our board of directors. Cynthia Bailey Manns, Monique (Trusclair) Maddox, and Margaret (Sarazin) Murphy, bring a wealth of knowledge, experience, and expertise that will advance CCF’s mission and benefit our community.

Cynthia Bailey Manns, D. Min., describes a background that’s a study in contrasts…

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