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About Us

The Advancement Foundation is a separate 501(c)(3) Texas non-profit corporation, organized and operated exclusively for charitable, religious and educational purposes. As a separate corporation, it is an integrated auxiliary supporting the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth, charged with receiving contributions intended to benefit supported activities and managing and distributing such contributions for the benefit of those supported activities.

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To advance the Mission of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth by serving its Fundraising and Stewardship needs and protecting its assets.


To educate, motivate and invigorate Stewardship, to garner resources in a fiscally transparent and responsible manner, and to manage and distribute solicited gifts for the immediate and long term needs of the faith community of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth.


The Advancement Foundation seeks to make a difference for the parishes, schools, programs and ministries of the Diocese by fostering a culture of Stewardship where its members prayerfully, intentionally and joyfully decide to commit a portion of their time, talent and treasure to serve the mission of Christ. We serve the Diocese by managing major philanthropic endeavors in a fiscally-responsible manner.

What We Do

  • Support the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth (Parishes, Schools and Ministries)
  • Identify Needs
  • Raise Funds
  • Create Awareness
  • Provide Opportunity
  • Inspire Generosity