Catholic Foundation of Alaska

What is the Catholic Foundation of Alaska?

The Catholic Foundation of Alaska is a stand-alone, non-profit corporation that offers opportunities for individuals and families to share and invest their God-given gifts of treasure to help ensure the vitality of the Church throughout Southcentral Alaska. The Foundation also provides a place of safe-keeping for investment and Catholic school scholarship funds of the Archdiocese of Anchorage and its parish communities.

The Foundation’s management and investments are in keeping with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. A volunteer Board of Directors oversees the Foundation’s management, ensuring accountability and providing thoughtful stewardship of the Foundation’s assets. Foundation investments are managed by experienced professionals at Wells Fargo Advisors who are familiar with and adhere to the core values of the Church.

Who invests in the Foundation?

Individuals and families at all income levels make annual general donations to the Foundation and establish donor-advised funds. Donor-advised funds currently invested in the Foundation include funds designed to contribute ongoing general support for our local Church, provide annual support for two programs of Catholic Social Services, and help individual spiritual direction more available.

The Foundation is an invaluable resource for sound, values-based asset and estate planning. Depending on how they choose to give, Foundation donors have the ability to preserve assets while alive, reduce estate taxes and capital gains, and may secure guaranteed fixed payments for life. Donors of all ages include the Foundation in their wills, memorializing a lifelong commitment to Christian stewardship and helping to make possible the continued health of the Catholic Church in Southcentral Alaska.

Catholic Foundation of Alaska Financial Statements

Catholic Foundation of Alaska – audited financials for fiscal year 2016 (.pdf)

These financial statements are presented for convenience and information purposes only, and while reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the integrity of such information, they should not be relied on. A copy of the printed financial statements will be provided on request.

How can I find out more?

To receive additional, no-obligation information about the Catholic Foundation of Alaska, please contact Laurie Evans-Dinneen at the Archdiocese of Anchorage. Laurie may be reached at 907-297-7789. Or send Laurie a message using our Archdiocesan contact form.

The Catholic Foundation of Alaska is a corporation organized exclusively for charitable, religious, literary, scientific and educational purposes as set forth in Sec. 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 including for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Sec. 501(c)(3). The Tax ID# of the Foundation is 91-1807593.

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