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1.5 Million Catholics
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Generations of Faith

The Catholic Foundation for Brooklyn and Queens invites you to join us in the Generations of Faith campaign that will strengthen our Catholic faith in the heart of Brooklyn and Queens for generations to come.

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Our Programs

Youth Evangelization

78% of Catholics that leave the church do so between the ages of 15 and 23

Migration Services

Brooklyn & Queens together account for over two-thirds of New York City’s immigrant population

Catholic Media Communications

DeSales Media Group, the technology and communications arm of the Diocese, brings award-winning programming and journalistic excellence to the parishioners of Brooklyn and Queens

Grant Programs

The 2017/2018 grant application is now closed. Grants will be awarded to parishes, schools and academies to fund the various ministries of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

Donor Endowment Funds

Any individual or institution can establish an endowment fund with the Catholic Foundation. Often donors have a special reason or purpose for starting an endowment, and so a fund can be tailored to fit their own personal charitable interests.

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News & Events

Annual Catholic Appeal Thank You Event
October 5, 2017

Annual Catholic Appeal Court of Honor Thank You Event Pictures For additional pictures of the evening please CLICK HERE

Kathie & Christopher Lawler Dinner Dance
August 21, 2017

The goal of the Foundation is to supplement and enhance the Diocese’s existing programs that assist over 160 senior priests as they move into the next chapter of their lives. Every dollar raised through the Foundation goes directly to the 

Kathie & Christopher Lawler Dinner Dance
August 15, 2017

The Kathie & Christopher Lawler Foundation was established in memory of Kathie & her son Christopher, who were tragically killed on November 12, 2001, when Flight #587 fell from the sky onto their Belle Harbor home.