With appreciation to those who have strengthened the mission of our diocese since the inception of the Bishop’s Fund Annual Appeal in 1958, your continued support is valued as we strive to meet this year’s goal of $2.95 million for. It is imperative that we meet our goal to enable the diocese to expand existing ministries and initiate new ones. Please prayerfully consider making a pledge to the 2015 Bishop’s Fund Annual Appeal to ensure that our Catholic faith and it’s mission to share the gospel message are strengthened, witnessed to others, and will be embraced by future generations.



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About the Bishop’s Fund

The Bishop’s Fund Annual Appeal is dedicated to providing the financial support of
Catholic Ministries, Catholic Education, and Catholic Formation throughout
the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington.


Ways to Give


Donate Online

Make a secure online donation
by clicking the button below.



Donate By Mail

Pledge by printing a pledge card,
and mailing the form along with
payment to:

Bishop's Fund Annual Appeal
P. O. Box 2226
South Burlington, VT 05407



Matching Gifts

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Matching gift program?

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Other Ways to Give

The most common other ways to give include giving through retirement (401K, IRA), life insurance, estate, stocks, a percentage of a fixed income or tax return, bequests, charitable annuities, or IRA rollovers. If you would like to contribute to the 2015 Bishop’s Fund in one of these ways, please contact the Development Office at 802-658-6110 x 1133.

The Impact of Your Generosity

Funds collected for the Bishop's Fund Appeal support an extraordinary ranges of services to

to parishes as well as the people of the Catholic Diocese of Burlington

Impact 1:
Parish Administrative Assistance

“As a new church secretary, I have been amazed at the support and speed with which the diocese has responded to my questions. It is a pleasure dealing with the well-trained and informed support staff, who always respond to our needs quickly, professionally, and respectfully. Almost 40 years in the private sector rarely showed me this kind of support!” –Laura K. Limoge, Secretary, St. Amadeus Church (Alburgh) and St. Joseph Mission (Isle LaMotte)

Impact 2:
Catholic Charities
Counseling Services

“My counseling experience with Vermont Catholic Charities has been life-altering and healing. I don’t feel like I’m alone anymore. I have rediscovered my authentic self and I am becoming whole. I am blessed and so very grateful. I hadn’t realized that the Church offered this kind of ministry.”

Impact 3:
Catholic Schools

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Bishop's Fund Supports These Ministries

Within the statewide Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington, nearly 120,000 Catholics attend 73 parishes and 44 mission churches. Over 10,000 students receive Catholic instruction each year through our parish catechetical programs and 13 Catholic schools. Through the supervision of Vermont Catholic Charities, Inc., hundreds of people are provided with a variety of services. The specific ministries which will benefit from the 2015 Bishop’s Fund include, but are not limited to, the following…

Ministy Listing

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Our Future


Youth Ministry

Marriage, Family, and Respect Life


Digital Academy

Catholic Radio



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Print Materials

2015 Bishop's Fund Brochure

2015 Bishop's Fund Pledge Card

Print Parish Progress Report



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History of the Bishop's Fund

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Tax Statement

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
and all donations received are fully deductible for tax purposes.

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Roman Catholic
Diocese of Burlington


Contact By Phone:
802.658.6110 x1133

Contact By Email:

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 2226 - South Burlington, VT 05407

Physical Address:
55 Joy Drive - South Burlington, VT 05403

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