The Foundation office will be closed on Thursday, November 25th and Friday, November 26th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. However, our team will be accepting your telephone calls and online requests during this time. To leave a detailed message in the General Voice Mailbox, please call the office at 919-568-1065; when prompted, select Option 3. To reach our team through email, please send your message to info@FoundationDOR.org. Shortcut icons are located top right of this webpage.

From our family to yours, have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

Please join us in welcoming Maureen O’Keeffe Lindgren as Executive Director to the Foundation and in wishing her great success in her new role as Executive Director.

Maureen O'Keeffe

Building Endowments and Perpetual Gifts for All Diocese of Raleigh Ministries

Parishes and Schools | Family Life | Food for the Hungry

Shelter for the Homeless | Seminarian Formation | Special Needs Ministries

Respect Life | Youth & Young Adult Ministries

CULTIVATE

Foundation Cultivate

CONNECT

Foundation Connect

INVEST

Foundation Invest

Foundation Beginnings

In August 2018, Bishop Luis Zarama established THE FOUNDATION of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh, Inc. in order to more efficiently manage the temporal works of the Church. A volunteer lay Board of Directors has been meeting and organizing since that time to ensure proper fiscal and administrative management.

The Foundation serves all ministries of the Diocese of Raleigh which is comprised of 54 eastern counties of North Carolina covering 32,000 square miles.

The Foundation of the Diocese of Raleigh manages over $60 million in assets representing more than 120 endowment funds, and adheres to socially responsible investment guidelines of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB).

The Foundation has achieved a Gold Star Seal of Transparency with GuideStarthe world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organization transparency.

$61,635,689

Total Assets Under Management as of 6/30/19

$1,266,362

Total Grants Awarded to Date

23

Total # of Beneficiary Organizations

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