FADICA provides powerful insight into church leadership in the United States and Rome. Participating in the FADICA-led trip to the Vatican opened doors to substantive new conversations and partnerships.-Amy Goldman, GHR Foundation
FADICA has opened my eyes to the philanthropic community outside of my family and facilitates dialogue among us on important topics. These conversations help us as members realize how we can work together, particularly in the affinity groups, to make an even greater impact.-Patrick McGrory, Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities
Organization founded with Peter S. Robinson serving as the first president.
FADICA leads process to address retirement crisis facing American religious, founds SOAR!, and helps shape Religious Retirement Fund.
In partnership with the Raskob Foundation, FADICA hosts a delegation of Bishops to Eastern Europe which contributes to the creation of a national collection to rebuild the church in Eastern and Central Europe following the collapse of communism.
FADICA develops experimental institute for gifted teachers on the spiritual life of children and best practices in supporting the spiritual growth of inner city Catholic school students.
FADICA publishes an essential resource for fundraisers featuring grants specifically targeting Catholic organizations and initiatives.
FADICA makes it possible for Catholic business leaders, foundations and church leaders to team up by helping to establish the National Leadership Roundtable on Church Management to promote excellence in church administration, planning, and human resource development.
FADICA coordinates, in partnership with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious and Catholic Charities USA, a multi-million dollar grant program to assist eight congregations of sisters in New Orleans to rebuild social and educational ministries serving the poor.
FADICA launches member affinity working groups designed to address topics of shared interest to members through joint learning collaborative opportunities, and sharing of experiences, information, successes and challenges.
As the Holy Father continues to put forth an exciting and challenging vision for the Church, FADICA members are engaging with and discerning how to act alongside Pope Francis’ vision for the church to meet people on the margins and to help goodness spread.
Exploring relevant topics with peers and experts, and gaining practical tools for effective grant making through analyzing research, hearing cutting-edge ideas and exchanging information and experience with an influential network of thought leaders and partners.
Engaging in dialogue with leaders in the church to generate new approaches to meeting the current and future needs of the church, and to discover how grant making can best contribute to the growth and vitality of the church.
Supporting a vocation of philanthropy as the spiritual foundation for the charitable gifts of time, talent and treasure through prayer, worship, faith-sharing and reflection on Catholic social teaching.
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