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Bishop’s Endowment

Bishop's Endowment
Diocesan Pastoral Office

The Bishop’s Endowment was established to meet the needs of our diocese, which are determined each year by the sitting bishop.




Current Value



The Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings comprises the eastern two-thirds of the State of Montana and includes churches, missions, and chapels of occasional worship from Gardiner to Plentywood and from Fort Shaw to Wibaux.

Other ways to give

Other Ways to Give

In addition to online donations, there are a variety of ways you can donate to support this endowment.

Phone or Mail

To donate by phone
Please call (406) 315-1765
(Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MST)

To mail your donation
Download our Donation Form PDF and mail to:
Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana
PO Box 1345, Great Falls, MT 59403

Monthly Giving

Monthly giving is a powerful way to provide sustainable, long-term support that your beloved Catholic parish, school, or ministry can count on. As little as $20 per month (67 cents a day) can make a difference for people throughout the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings forever.

To set up a monthly donation, scroll up to the donation form on this page, and click on the “Recurring” tab in the “Choose Your Gift” section. Or, if you prefer, you can visit this link and select the endowment you wish to support from the drop-down list.

Planned Giving

Your support of permanent endowments at the Catholic Foundation of Eastern Montana can qualify you for unique tax and/or lifetime income benefits (especially the hefty 40% Montana Endowment Tax Credit) through what we call “planned gifts.”

Learn more about Legacy and Planned Giving

Establish a Named (Legacy) Endowment

Donors may create a Named (Legacy) Endowment benefiting the Catholic parish, school, or ministry of their choice. All that’s required to start is a gift of $20,000 or more (or a pledge of $20,000 or more, given within five years of creating the endowment).

This is a beautiful way to pay tribute to a deceased loved one or show future generations of your family what values you hold most dear. If you’re interested in creating a legacy endowment, contact us online or call (406) 315-1765.

Why give to an endowment?

Learn about the critical importance of endowments here.

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