Welcome to the Idaho Catholic Foundation's Website

The Idaho Catholic Foundation fulfills its mission by:  


  • Helping donors establish endowment funds designed to support current and future needs of the Catholic family of Idaho.

  • Providing responsible and long-term financial management, including investments that follow the guidelines of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Catholic socially responsible investing.

  • Distributing earnings according to community priorities and donor intent.

♦ ♦  Idaho Catholic Foundation Accepting Grant Requests for 2020  ♦ 

The statewide grant process is now open for the following endowment funds: Charitable Works of the Local Church Endowment and Catholic Education and Faith Formation Endowment. The Foundation is pleased to announce that we had record earnings in 2019. Click here to go to the Grants page for more information and an application. Preference will be given to those grant requests in the range of $5,000. Grant Application Deadline: March 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM (Mountain Time).


We've updated "Planned Giving" so you can explore ways you can leave a Catholic Legacy, including an estate planning tool kit, gift illustrator, donor stories, helpful articles you can download, and so much more! We’re very excited to launch these pages. Just click here or on the Planned Giving tab above.


Have questions? Get the FAQs.


The Idaho Catholic Foundation inspires giving and assists donors to provide for the long-term needs of the Diocese of Boise by raising funds, holding and investing assets from the diocese and related Catholic schools and parishes.

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ICF's Tax ID # 80-0823394