Mission Support Fees

Our administrative fees and investment expenses, or as we like to call them, Mission Support Fees, help the Foundation to administer the programs of the Foundation that allow us to give back to the causes and missions of other Catholic institutions who strive to impact our community everyday.

Without this support we would be unable to administer the Christian Service Awards, the Catholic Leadership Circle, the Crozier Scholarships Awards and others. The Foundation also gives back by sponsoring Catholic community events and key initiatives within the community. Visit our News & Articles page for examples of how we give back.

It is the Foundation’s goal to become more and more efficient as time passes. The leaner we are able to be, the more we can pass on savings by reducing fees and increasing our community outpouring. Additionally, as we experience growth, we expect to pass on even more savings as a result of economies of scale.

*Investment fee – Select from the various pools and refer to the ‘expense ratio’ to derive this fee
**Administrative fee – See below for the step-down scale, which is impacted by the fund size

Fee-Based Donor Advised Funds

Minimum fee: $250

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Fund BalanceFee %
First $500,0001.25%
Next $500,0001.10%
Next $1,000,0001.00%
Next $3,000,0000.90%
Additional over $5,000,0000.75%

No Fee Donor Advised Funds

Minimum fee: $0; no administrative fees and no banking fees!

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Endowments

Minimum fee: $250

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Fund BalanceFee % - IndividualsFee % - Institutions
First $500,0001.25%1.15%
Next $500,0001.10%1.10%
Next $1,000,0001.00%0.90%
Next $3,000,0000.90%0.75%
Additional over $5,000,0000.75%0.60%

Catholic Growth Funds - Invested*

Minimum fee: $250

Fund BalanceFee % - Individuals
First $500,0001.15%
Next $500,0001.10%
Next $1,000,0000.90%
Next $3,000,0000.75%
Additional over $5,000,0000.60%

*Only available to institutions – for investment options available, see the Investment Pools page.

Annual ‘all-in’ example of a Donor Advised Fund with Fees

Account balance: $800,000

Account Balance RangeAdministrative Fee+ Investment Fee= All-In Fee
First $500,0001.25% = $6,2500.59% = $2,950 
Next $300,0001.10% = $3,3000.59% = $1,770 
Total $800,000$9,550$4,720$14,270

*Blended fee on a $800,000 fund balance = 1.78% ($14,270 / $800,000)
**Targeted earnings on a $800,000 fund balance invested in the endowment fund = $64,000, resulting in a targeted net return of $49,730 in the above example