RESOURCES

The Catholic Foundation of Southwest Iowa wants to provide our knowledge and expertise for you, for FREE! Upon request, there are many resources we can provide to any parish, school, or organization in our Dicoese. We have a library of seminars, conversations, graphics, and more, in order to further financial support and growth of your organization. Further, we are open to hearing out your specific needs and creating new content that cater to your specific organization. Please contact us if you are interested in a partnership.

Seminar Conversations

We have presented for parish finance councils, boards of directors, parishioners, and many others. We have prepared the following presentations and content to cover for any group of people within the Diocese of Des Moines. If you have an interest in learning more about these seminar conversations, please call us to discuss.

Inspired Philanthropy


This conversation includes:

  • What are your dreams and desires for your Philanthropy?
  • Strategic ways to give to create impact
  • How can I make a difference with the gifts God has given me?
  • Attorney lead Q&A
  • Click here for a gratitude worksheet example.

Wills and Estate Planning


This seminar offers information regarding:

  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Wills and beneficiary designations
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Advanced healthcare directives
  • Attorney led Q&A

Planning Today for Their Tomorrow Seminar


This seminar offers information regarding:

  • 529 Educational savings plans (now including K-12 tuition)
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Tax advantages of charitable giving
  • Tax advisor and attorney led Q&A

Ways to Give


This seminar offers information regarding:

  • Wills and beneficiary designations
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • Tax advisor and attorney led Q&A

Upcoming Seminars

Currently, there are no seminars in the near future.

Graphics

We have prepared the following graphics (and many more) for parishes to use in bulletins, schools to use in newsletters, or for any entities to use on social media. We have many more that all have different areas of focus. Contact us if you'd like to partner with us in promoting financial giving in your community!

Information

We have packets full of logistical information regarding different ways to give. The will be uploaded here in the near future. If you have questions on these ways to give or any others, please contact us!