Mission and Purpose

The purpose of The Catholic Foundation of West Michigan is to support the religious, charitable and educational works of the Diocese of Grand Rapids, its parishes and schools. Its function is to create permanent endowment funds; nurture planned giving,  stewardship and resource development; and acquire, manage and distribute financial gifts and bequests according to the Gospel and the specific wishes of donors.

Trustees

Most Reverend David J. Walkowiak
Bishop of Grand Rapids
360 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids MI 49503
 
Rev. Msgr. William H. Duncan
Vicar General
360 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids MI 49503
 
 Michael A. Lown 
Chancellor/Chief Financial Officer
360 Division Ave S
Grand Rapids MI 49503
 
 Advisory Board Members
Kevin McDowell Mary Panek

Marcia Borowka
Paul Snow​
Tom Czerney​
 
STAFF
Greg Deja
Executive Director
616-475-1251
gdeja@cfwmi.org
Erinn Hill
​Stewardship Officer
616-459-4508
ehill@cfwmi.org
Annalise Laumeyer
Director of Communications, Diocese of Grand Rapids
616-551-5629
Kevin Simon
Comptroller​​, Diocese of Grand Rapids
616-475-1253