Welcome to the Foundation

  Charlie Anderson (left) has joined the CCFESD Gift Planning Team as the Gift Planning Officer in the Pierre area. Charlie is a recent graduate of the University of SD and perhaps most importantly, a graduate of St Joseph School in Pierre. He and his family are active in the Ss Peter & Paul Parish…

Helping the Homeless during the Bitter Cold

Since this story aired on KELO, many have asked how to help out and how to send in donations. You can donate online by clicking here and selecting “Bishop Dudley Hospitality House” or send donations with “BDHH” in the memo line to Catholic Community Foundation for Eastern South Dakota | 523 N. Duluth Ave. | …

Gifts of Stock

We know you want to make the most of your charitable giving in 2021. With the stock market now at record highs, the increased balance in your portfolio provides a great opportunity to share your good fortune. But before you write a check and move on, we would like to recommend a strategy that can help…

A Reflection from Carolyn Woo

“The Kingdom (of God) is like a mustard seed that springs up and becomes the largest of plants. This is God’s work, of which we are given a part. Whatever we do in God’s name, God multiplies. Yet in planning for most of our ministries, we seldom actively incorporate the power of the Holy Spirit. We…

Financial Stewardship & Performance

In serving the donor-directed giving by donors to various Catholic parishes, schools, cemeteries, and other ministries, the CCFESD maintains a strong commitment to Catholic stewardship. This involves both good financial accounting as well as Catholic Responsible Investing, with an annual independent audit by Eide Bailly, LLP. As of December 31, 2020, we are pleased to…