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Youth Ministry Initiative
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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

Scene from Bishop's Christmas Luncheon 2017 Bishop’s Christmas Luncheon Pictures
January 4, 2018

Images from Bishop DiMarzio’s Christmas Luncheon to honor those who donated to this year’s campaign.

2017 Lawler Dinner Dance Photos
December 5, 2017

Images of the Lawler family, whose generosity helps support retired priests throughout the diocese.

Annual Catholic Appeal Thank You Event
October 5, 2017

Images from our Court of Honor event at the Immaculate Conception Center.