Strong 2017 Investment Growth!

Through the efforts of its Finance Committee, portfolio manager Christian Brothers Investment Services, and consultant Cornerstone Advisors, the Independent Catholic Foundation announces that its investment portfolio increased 14.7% in calendar year 2017. With its...
Have Faith with Year-End Giving!

Have Faith with Year-End Giving!

A year-end charitable gift to one or more of our permanent endowments for the benefit of your most cherished Catholic causes – a parish, school, religious order or diocesan ministry – within the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will be invested in perpetuity. Each year...
Foundation Trustee Recognized

Foundation Trustee Recognized

The trustees and staff of the Independent Catholic Foundation congratulate Keller Engineers, founded by Joseph G. Keller, PE, for its induction into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame. Keller Engineers is well deserving of this honor, not only...
$250,000 Faith Center Endowment Challenge

$250,000 Faith Center Endowment Challenge

An anonymous donor has approached Father Matthew Laffey, O.S.B., director of Catholic Campus Ministry for Penn State University Park campus, with $250,000.00 and a challenge for others to match that amount by December 31. The lead gift and additional contributions...
Stasko Joins Board of Trustees

Stasko Joins Board of Trustees

Bill is a native of Johnstown where he attended Visitation of the B.V.M. Catholic Grade School and Bishop McCort Catholic High School.  He earned a BS in Accounting from Saint Vincent College, Latrobe.  A Certified Public Accountant since 1986 and Registered Financial...
Foundation Announces 2017 Funds Distribution

Foundation Announces 2017 Funds Distribution

Foundation Announces 2017 Funds Distribution Due to healthy investment returns, the Board of Trustees of the Independent Catholic Foundation recently approved a distribution percentage of 4.5% for each of its 250 permanent endowments. This percentage is based on the...

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