Our History

Catholic Foundation Milestones

Dec 2012

CF is formally established as a company limited by guarantee under the Companies Act and a registered charity under the Charities Act.

May 2013

Archbishop William Goh assumes office. New pastoral vision of the Archdiocese introduced.

Aug 2014

CF holds its first fundraising dinner.

Dec 2014

CF makes its first disbursement of $453,870 to five organisations.

Jun 2015

The Archdiocesan Finance Commission, Archdiocesan Strategic Planning and Resources and CF review the financial health of the archdiocese.

Nov 2015

The mandate of CF is officially revised to be the umbrella fundraising vehicle for the archdiocese’s operational and capital needs.

Dec 2015

CF conducts its first archdiocesan-wide fundraising during Advent. Second disbursement of S$912,001 made to another five organisations.

Nov 2016

The GIFT (Giving in Faith & Thankfulness) campaign is launched in Advent 2016 to support the archdiocese’s vision of a more vibrant, evangelistic and missionary Church.

Aug 2018

The completed St Francis Xavier Seminary Building was officially blessed by Archbishop William Goh.

Sep 2018

Bethany East Clergy Residence was completed.

Dec 2019

The GIFT update booklet was published to inform Catholics on the progress to date and future plans until the end of the pastoral vision.

Jan 2023

Launch of the Catholic Hub Fundraising efforts across the Archdiocese.