Frequently Asked Questions
This is an exciting project four our the families, parishes, and ministries within the Diocese of Phoenix. We’ve done our best to answer questions below. If we missed something, please contact us!
Parishes and missions will receive semi-annual disbursements following the end of their parish campaign.
Thirty-five cents of every dollar received from the parish campaign is shared with the parishes and missions.
Yes. All gifts are deductible as allowed by law.
Donors may choose to pay pledge balances monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually. Reminders will be sent according to the pledge redemption schedule the donor specifies.
All gifts should be mailed to:
Diocese of Phoenix – Together Campaign
400 E. Monroe Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2336
Yes. The Office of Mission Advancement will assist donors with the forms necessary for the transfer of stock.
Parishioners are asked to sign pledge cards so that the gift may be accurately and appropriately documented, acknowledged and to ensure that payment reminders are sent timely.
We understand that each family has different financial means and responsibilities so we are asking every family in the Diocese of Phoenix to consider a sacrificial gift to the campaign.
We do not know the details about your family’s financial situation, but we encourage you to consider a pledge to this campaign that best complements your ability for sacrificial giving.
Bishop Olmsted has gone to great lengths to ensure that the funds raised will be used exclusively for the campaign case components. Policies guiding this campaign have been reviewed by a Clergy and Religious Campaign Council, Chief Financial Officer, the Office of Mission Advancement and a third part independent financial auditor.
Parish/mission campaign goals were established by taking the average of three years of ordinary Sunday plate income and multiplying it by 150 percent.
The CDA generates funds for the operation and sustainability of diocesan ministries and apostolates. The Campaign will raise funds for the long-term, extraordinary needs of the both the Diocese and parishes.
The Campaign seeks to address the most extraordinary needs throughout the Diocese. The offertory collection provides for the operating costs of individual parishes and missions. This campaign enables us to provide a stronger foundation to serve our church.