Service and Faith; Foundation Supports Catholic Community and Beyond

San Diego, CA- Catholic Community Foundation of San Diego supports the Catholic community in San Diego as well as other non-Catholic charitable organizations. Executive Director, Gary Rectenwald was interviewed by Deanna Murphy for a featured article in the Ranch & Coast Magazine column, “Connect philanthropy.”   Read the Article

CCFSD Earns 2019 Constant Contact All Star Award

Catholic Community Foundation of San Diego has been named a 2018 All Star Award Winner by Constant Contact, an Endurance International Group company and a leader in small business marketing solutions. The award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact’s customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their… Read more »

Business Tactics in a Nonprofit World

Can business tactics work in a nonprofit world? Gary Rectenwald, Executive Director of the Catholic Community Foundation of San Diego, says “yes”, and continues to prove it. He and his organization focus on the needs of the donor rather than the recipient, in the same way a for-profit business targets its customers by meeting their… Read more »

Catholic Community Foundation of San Diego is Named “Top NonProfit Agency” by SDBJ

The Catholic Community Foundation of San Diego was recently named part of  “Top Nonprofit Agencies List of 2018” by the San Diego Business Journal. The award is reserved for the top 100, revenue producing agencies in San Diego.The Catholic Community Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) charitable corporation and an autonomous pious foundation committed to raising,… Read more »

Whispering Winds Catholic Camp & Conference Center joins forces with Catholic Community Foundation

One is a 40 year old Catholic camp, nestled in the Cuyamaca Mountains; the other is a three-year-old philanthropic organization that prides itself on being a one-stop shop for Catholic charitable giving. These two Catholic organizations have joined forces as Whispering Winds has created funds with the Catholic Community Foundation to support the camp’s mission… Read more »

CCFSD is Committed to Transparency

The Catholic Community Foundation was recently recognized for our transparency with a 2018 Silver Seal on our GuideStar Nonprofit Profile! In order to get the 2018 Silver Seal, the Catholic Community Foundation shared important financial information with the public using our profile on GuideStar. Now our community members and potential donors can find in-depth financial… Read more »

Getting to Know Gary Rectenwald

Gary Rectenwald featured recently in the popular column, “People in Your Neighborhood” by La Jolla Light reporter, Corey Levitan. Gary shares his personal story of his Catholic faith and his adopted family. Read the article Download the article

Worthwhile Strategies for Year-End Charitable Giving

Catholic Community Foundation serves as One-Stop Resource for Catholic Philanthropy by providing assistance to prospective donors to use their gifts to help Catholic organizations and ministries.