Get to Know Emily DePaul, Development Assistant

06-06-2018News & Articles

What is your role at the Catholic Community Foundation?

I am the Foundation’s Development Assistant. I work as the staff liaison for our Board of Directors and generally keep the office running smoothly.

How long have you worked with the Catholic Community Foundation?

I have been at the Foundation for seven months.

What is your favorite part of your career with the Catholic Community Foundation?

My favorite part of my job with the Foundation is knowing that my work helps make our impactful programs possible. I am also so grateful to be able to incorporate my faith into my everyday life.

What has been the most impactful project or moment you’ve experienced while working at the Catholic Community Foundation?

The most impactful moment so far was at the Christian Service Awards reception in March. Meeting the students and families that received Christian Service Awards makes the work that goes into the planning and selection process truly rewarding.

Is there an event or project coming up that you’re looking forward to? Why?

I am looking forward to the Christian Service Awards process beginning in the fall. Learning about the service-based lives that the CSA applicant students live is an amazing experience!

Is there anything else about your role with the Catholic Community Foundation you’d like to share? 

Working at the Catholic Community Foundation is a ton of fun! Our staff works diligently to fulfill our mission to encourage philanthropy and provide support for Catholic education and evangelization, but we have a great time doing it.