Northern Michigan Catholic Foundation

311 East Front Street

Traverse City, MI 49864

Phone: 231-922-9070

Designated Funds have already been established in the following areas:

Institutional Endowment Funds (endowments held for an organization, school or parish)

Arnie Ochs Administrative Fund
Bishop Baraga Educational Fund
Catholic Human Services Fund
Cicinelli Family Endowment Fund (Holy Family Church, East Tawas)
Cross in the Woods Endowment Fund
Diocesan Expenses (D)
Emmaus Fund
Fr. Mikulski Legacy Endowment Fund (Sacred Heart, Oscoda)
Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools Endowment Fund
Hannah Marie Fund (St. Mary Cathedral School)
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (Traverse City)
Our Lady of the Woods Shrine Endowment Fund (St. Mary-MIO)
Priest Outreach Fund
St. Ann Cadillac
St. Catherine Church Memorial Fund (Ossineke)
St. Francis Traverse City
St. Gabriel Church Memorial Fund (Black Lake)
St. Joseph Restoration Fund (Traverse City)
St. Joseph West Branch-Marion Chadwick Endowment Fund
St. Mary Cathedral Building and Grounds Endowment Fund (Gaylord)
St. Mary Charity Fund (Charlevoix)
St. Mary Gaylord Schools
St. Mary School Endowment Fund (Charlevoix)
St. Vincent DePaul – Grand Traverse
The Holy Childhood Farely Family Endowment (Holy Childhood in Harbor Springs)
The Myler Family Fund for GTACS
The Myler Family Fund for St. Mary Cathedral School (Gaylord)
The Paul and Sue Verst Endowed Scholarship Fund for St. Mary School in Charlevoix, MI

Missionary Diocesan Endowment Funds (endowments held by the Diocese of Gaylord for a specific mission or purpose)

Bishop’s Educational Fund
Catholic Schools
Charitable Works
Diocesan MSV
Hispanic Ministry
Lay Leadership
Lay Ministry Scholarship Fund
Marriage Program
Native American
Priest Education\
Priest Retirement Fund
Scholarship Fund
Seminary Trust Fund
Social Ministry
Youth Education

Cemetery Endowment Funds

St. Ann Cemetery (Harrisville)
St. Catherine Cemetery (Ossineke)
St. Gabriel Cemetery (Black Lake)
St. Joseph West Branch Cemetery
St. Mary Cemetery (Gaylord)
St. Raphael Cemetery
St. Thomas Cemetery (Elmira)

Scholarship Fund
St. Francis of Assis in Lewiston Scholarship Fund

If you wish to make a donation to any of the above funds, or to establish a new fund for the Catholic ministry that is closest to your heart, please contact the Northern Michigan Catholic Foundation at 231.922.9070, or via email at