The Diocese of Las Cruces Foundation Inc., was established on September 16, 1988. The purpose of the Foundation is to enhance and assist the educational and charitable work of the Diocese of Las Cruces.
The Directors/Officers of the Foundation are:
The mission of the Diocese of Las Cruces Foundation is to establish and maintain operational endowment funds, annuities, trust and wills. Those duties include to develop programs and activities that will generate income and contributions to benefit existing programs or current planned gifts. The Foundation ensures proper management of these funds, to maintain principal and to distribute investment earnings. In addition ensuring earnings from gifts with specified benefactors are faithfully used for the designated purpose.
The interest or earnings generated from the General Endowments, allow the Foundation to distribute these proceeds as awards to charities throughout the diocese. These awards support social, educational, and community charities, that benefit the neediest of families in our neighborhoods.
The Diocese of Las Cruces Foundation is a vehicle for a diocesan planned giving program. This program provides long term financial support for the mission of the diocese and those programs that are important to our Bishop.
The following list represents some of the existing endowments and their benefactors. Anyone can make additional tax deductible gifts to these funds, whether outright or by will or through other arrangements with the Diocese of Las Cruces Foundation. Remember your gift will remain as part of the secured principle of each endowment:
For a complete list of Endowment opportunities, please contact us.