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New Research on Catholic Fundraising Foundations

A new report released by Wilmington Trust, Catholic Foundations Continue to Advance in the United States: An Update on the Catholic Foundation Marketplace, reviews how Catholic foundations have continued to grow quickly over the past few years as a result of their holistic approach to endowment growth. Many of these Catholic foundations have focused on both their fundraising and endowment management to boost their asset growth levels. Wilmington Trust stresses the important of building a strategic endowment plan for all nonprofits.

Analysis of Catholic Fundraising Foundations

A growing number of religious organizations
are relying on stand-alone fundraising foundations to increase overall contributions and endowment giving. A new report by Walter J. Dillingham Jr. of the Wilmington Trust, "The Advancement of Religious-Based Fundraising Foundations in the United States," analyzes Catholic fundraising foundations.

Among its findings: