Independent Governance

The Independent Catholic Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to provide for the long-term financial benefit of Catholic parishes, schools, cemeteries, ministries and service organizations in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. The Foundation is governed solely by a lay Board of Trustees free from oversight by any diocese.

We believe every Catholic has a legacy regardless of one’s financial status. Each legacy gift administered by the Independent Catholic Foundation builds up the Body of Christ for generations to come. Charitable gifts to the Independent Catholic Foundation are tax exempt to the extent the law allows. Please consult your tax advisor to determine your specific situation. To discover ways to give, please contact us for a confidential conversation; to begin online, click here.

Federal Tax ID #25-1625390.

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