AoA ranked #1 for Financial Transparency in 2019


Voice of the Faithful gave the Archdiocese of Anchorage a 100% score during its 3rd annual financial transparency study in 2019.

Only 5 of the 177 dioceses in the United States received this honor:

  • Anchorage, AK
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Erie, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Rochester, NY

The score was based on the following criteria:

Financial information. All financial information is accessible on the diocesan website, including audited financial statements, Finance and Accounting staff contact information, and Archdiocesan Finance Council members.

Annual Appeal. The Annual Appeal‘s supported ministries are listed and the Annual Assessment calculation method is described online.

Parish Support. Parish financial policies and procedures and collection and counting procedures are available online.

Website Accessibility. The website has a workable internal search function (type your search into the upper right-hand search bar).

Read Voice of the Faithful’s full report here.

Read the full story from National Catholic Reporter here.

Reader’s Note: direct links change over time based on most recently available information. Always refer to the main Finance page for the latest documents.

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