The Catholic Community Foundation

The Catholic Community Foundation (CCF) was founded with the mission to support financially the spiritual, educational and social needs of our Catholic community. We fulfill this mission through a variety of strategies including helping parishes, schools and Catholic organizations meet their long-term financial needs, providing responsible and effective financial and investment management, and distributing earnings according to community priorities and donor intent. Learn more


Helen Twomey Promoted to Vice President of Finance and Administration: We are pleased to announce that Helen Twomey has been promoted to Vice President of Finance and Administration effective August 1st, 2015. Read more.

Pastor's Dedication to Catholic Schools Leaves Lasting Legacy: As a pastor of parochial schools and a hands-on administrator, Monsignor Robert Wyffels had a good understanding of the financial challenges modern Catholic schools face, and he committed to doing all that he could to sustain them. Read more.

New Data & Grants manager Will Facilitate Strategic Impact: The Catholic Community Foundation’s (CCF) story is one of growth - we grow gifts to grow community impact. Because of recent, vibrant growth at the Foundation, CCF added a new position on staff designed to increase our ability to be strategic about community impact. Read more.

Donor Advised Funds: In the News: Donor advised funds (DAFs) at the Catholic Community Foundation have been supporting our community for almost 20 years. We were delighted to read the recent feature about this important philanthropy tool in a recent Star Tribune (read here). Call to learn more about how you can set up a Donor Advised Fund with us today.

Why Donors Choose Catholic Community Foundation: CCF is committed to serving its donors through well-managed and responsibly invested gifts distributed according to the donor’s values and wishes. Learn why three CCF donors chose the Foundation as their trusted partner to help them reach their philanthropic goals. Learn more.