Annual Diocesan Appeal

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Bishop's Scholars Fund

ETC, Cabezas Bolivia

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A Taste of Italy: All-Inclusive Eleven-Day Escorted Trip

The Advancement Foundation Supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Presents: A TASTE OF ITALY! October 19-29, 2016 - This is an all-inclusive eleven-day escorted trip visiting Venice, Padua, Assisi, Florence, Rome and Pompeii. It will be the trip of a lifetime and is limited to the first 36 who register. Travel with us and there will be a Priest to say daily Mass at basilica’s all over Italy! It is fully escorted so all you have to do is pack and show up!

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Fiscal Year 2017 Parish Operating Grants

Applications are now being accepted for Fiscal Year 2017 Parish Operating Grants, awarded from the Advancement Foundation as part of the Annual Diocesan Appeal case for support. These grants are available to small, rural or needy parishes within the Diocese of Fort Worth.

 

Subvenciones Operativas de las Parroquias para el Año Fiscal 2017

Se están aceptando solicitudes para las Subvenciones Operativas de las Parroquias para el Año Fiscal 2017 que son concedidas por la Fundación de Avance como parte del Annual Diocesan Appeal. Estas subvenciones están disponibles para las parroquias pequeñas, rurales y necesitadas de la Diócesis de Fort Worth.

Application Memo
Application Form

 

 


 

Welcome

The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Advancement Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) Texas non-profit corporation, organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious and educational purposes. The Advancement Foundation, as a separate corporation, is an integrated auxiliary supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, charged with receiving contributions intended to benefit supported activities and managing and distributing such contributions for the benefit of those supported activities.

 

Member Board:

  • Most Rev. Michael F. Olson - Chairman of the Board
  • Mary Goosens - Interim President
  • Very Rev. Daniel P. Kelley - Secretary

 

Board Directors:

  • Vacant - Treasurer
  • Paula K. Parrish - Executive Director
  • Robert Garrison - Director
  • David Kimbell - Director
  • Duff O'Dell - Director
  • William F. Quinn - Director
  • Ryan F. Kagay - Director

 

Advancement Foundation News

"At-A-Glance" Newsletter

 

Newsletter (April 2016)
Newsletter (March 2016)
Newsletter (February 2016)
Newsletter (January 2016)
Newsletter (December 2015)
Newsletter (November 2015)
Newsletter (October 2015)
Newsletter (September 2015)

Newsletter (August 2015)
Newsletter (June 2015)
Newsletter (May 2015)
Newsletter (April 2015)
Newsletter (March 2015)
Newsletter (February 2015)
Newsletter (January 2015)
Newsletter (December 2014)

 

Financial Accountability

The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth Advancement Foundation contracts with the Central Office of the Diocese of Fort Worth to provide administrative support for the Corporation. Each year the Corporation has an independent audit of its finances. As part of the commitment to accountability, the Board of Directors provides the following completed audits.

Audit Report 2012-2013
Audit Report 2011-2012
Audit Report 2010-2011
Audit Report 2009-2010