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:

  • Vocations Fund
  • Seminary Fund
  • Knights of Columbus Vocations Fund
  • Marriage Ministry
  • Charitable Works Ministry
  • Hispanic Ministry
  • Native American Ministry
  • Lay Leadership Ministry
  • Lay Leadership Scholarship Fund 
  • Social Ministry
  • Emmaus Society
  • Youth Ministry
  • Our Lady of the Woods Shrine Endowment (Mio)
  • Priests Education
  • Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools (Traverse City)
  • St. Mary Cathedral Schools (Gaylord)
  • St. Ann School (Cadillac)
  • Catholic Schools
  • St. Joseph (West Branch) Catholic Cemetery Fund
  • St. Joseph (West Branch) Endowment in memory of the donor Marion M. Chadwick
  • St. Francis of Assisi Endowment (Traverse City)
  • Immaculate Conception Restoration Fund (Traverse City)
  • Stevenson Fund for Religious Education
  • Diocese of Gaylord
  • Bishop Baraga Educational Foundation
  • Cross In The Woods Endowment Fund

Through these and other programs and activities, the mission of the Diocese of Gaylord is in action.

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