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Annual Catholic Appeal

Join us and answer the call by making a gift to the 2019 Annual Catholic Appeal. Your gift will help support key programs, ministries, and services throughout Brooklyn and Queens.

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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

Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative Application Guidelines
October 1, 2019

Year IX Application Guidelines for the Catholic Youth Ministry Initiative Application Opens: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 Deadline for Submission: Saturday, February 15, 2020 Applications are for funding the salary and salary related expenses (ex: benefits) of a part-time or full-time 

Mother Cabrini Statue Fund
September 19, 2019

Thank you for visiting the site for the Mother Cabrini Statue Fund. This fund has been established by the Italian Apostolate of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Proceeds from the fund will assist in creating a public statue in the borough 

Keeping You Informed – Child Victim’s Act
August 14, 2019

We wanted to keep you up to date on what the Diocese is doing in response to the sex abuse crisis in the Church and, in particular, the opening of the Child Victim’s Act. The Diocese has been responding to