Giving Insights - A Catholic Community Foundation Forum

You are invited to attend Giving Insights, a new forum series exploring the impact of Catholic philanthropy on our local community.

On behalf of the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church is hosting the first of the three forums. Each forum will have a moderated panel of experts and community leaders, hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and time for Q&A.

First Forum: Educational Impact


Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Cassidy Hall

Can urban Catholic elementary schools close the achievement gap and be self-sustaining?

As you know, Our Lady of Grace Catholic Community is committed to and generously invests in Catholic education. In addition to proclaiming God’s love by sustaining Our Lady of Grace Catholic School, Fr. Kevin serves as Canonical Administrator of St. John Paul II Catholic Preparatory School in Northeast Minneapolis.

Forums are free of charge and open to the public. Space is limited. Registration is required. You can register for one, two, or all three forums.


Second Forum: Spiritual Impact

Thursday, January 25, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, St. Therese Catholic Church, Deephaven

Who will inherit our Church? Are Catholic millennials engaging in their Catholic faith?


Third Forum: Social Impact

Monday, March 12, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM, St. Catherine University, Saint Paul

How do we help young mothers and their children in crisis break the cycle of poverty?

What is the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota?

With more than $320 million in charitable assets under management, the Catholic Community Foundation of Minnesota (CCF) is the sixth largest public grantmaker in the state of Minnesota and the largest Catholic community foundation in the nation. In our nearly 25-year history, we've partnered with donors, parishes, and schools to grant more than $140 million to our community, fueling vital missions and ministries that perpetuate our Catholic faith.

CCF is privileged to partner with Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church by managing several permanent endowment funds established to financially sustain both the parish and school.


Questions? Contact Director of Strategic Communications Angela Dimler at 651.389.0883 or