The Catholic Foundation in the Archdiocese of Dubuque (CFAD) receives and manages assets via Catholic socially responsible investing to provide perpetual funding for the parishes, schools and ministries within the 30-county Archdiocese of Dubuque. The Foundation’s Board of Directors is comprised of Church, business and civic leaders who represent various regions of the archdiocese. Michele Brock leads the efforts of managing the day-to-day operations and stewarding the investment of assets, grants and endowment distributions.
In Christ, The Catholic Foundation in the Archdiocese of Dubuque assists donors to provide for the long-term needs of Catholic organizations within the Archdiocese of Dubuque. As such, our mission statement is: To sustain a vibrant Catholic faith in the Archdiocese of Dubuque through professional financial planning.
Who We Serve
CFAD assists donors in creating a meaningful and lasting impact for Catholic organizations throughout the Archdiocese of Dubuque through planned giving and charitable fund management.
In 2011, Archbishop Jerome Hanus identified the need for a separate organization to endow financial support for the future needs of organizations in the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Today, CFAD, a 501(c)(3), nonprofit, charitable organization, manages more than 170 funds with over $100 million in assets, all benefiting entities within the Archdiocese of Dubuque. CFAD is in the top quarter of the 181 Catholic foundations in the U.S. as far as assets under management.