Recent News
Foundation Kicks Off Its 15th Anniversary Year

| July 20, 2016

The Foundation announced the celebration of another milestone in the journey started July of 2001.  It has surpassed the $7,000,000 mark in cumulative grants awarded since its inception with the inclusion of the $909,000 grants…

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Foundation Officers Appointed

| July 18, 2016

The Board of Directors appointed the following board members as officers for the 2016/17 fiscal year.  John A. Herbers, an attorney with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC, was appointed Chairman of the Board; Dave Morris…

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Fr. Dan Janasik Appointed Dean

| June 22, 2016

Best wishes to the Very Rev. Daniel Janasik, pastor of St. Leonard’s Parish in Muskego and a board member of The Catholic Community Foundation, on his appointment as dean of the Waukesha West Deanery by…

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Foundation Receives an Award!

Mary Ellen Markowski | July 20, 2015

On Thursday, July 16, the Foundation was honored to be one of five recipients to receive a Philanthropy Impact Award from the Sixteenth Street Community Health Care Centers.  This organization has been awarded grants from…

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Foundation Officers for New Fiscal Year

| July 16, 2015

The Board of Directors appointed the following board members as officers for the 2015/16 fiscal year.  John A. Herbers, an attorney with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren SC, was appointed Chairman of the Board; Dave Morris…

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IRAs for Charitable Giving

John A. Herbers, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. | May 14, 2015

I have found that many clients have substantial IRA and retirement plan benefits, and these balances make ideal gifts to their charitable beneficiaries after their death.  These gifts avoid income tax because the IRAs and…

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Continuing the Weekly Envelope

Cami Meyer | October 14, 2014

Like most Catholics, you put an envelope in the basket every Sunday of your life because you support the mission of the Church and your parish.  To borrow a favorite phrase of a local estate…

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All aboard!

| March 31, 2014

Our board members are from all “walks of life” and are committed to helping fulfill the mission of the Foundation. Many of our board members serve on various committees and represent a number of parishes…

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Morning message

Deb Alder | March 31, 2014

Years ago, a priest reminded me of the importance of moments of daily prayer to provide perspective and strength to carry out my daily work. I was a busy, working mom, considering it a good…

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Walking the walk

| March 20, 2014

Our two newest saints, Pope John and Pope John Paul, were both very different individuals. Yet, they both shared a particular love for the poor and a strong belief in the dignity of every person….

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