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Finance and Administration


The finance department provides financial information on the diocese. Check this area for information or downloadable files concerning annual financial reports, parish budget reports, the Deposit and Loan Program, The Catholic Foundation of West Michigan and national special collections.

Contact the Finance Office

Diocesan Reports & Audited Financial Statements

Child & Youth Protection
Charter Compliance Audit Summary (on the resulting page, scroll down to "Compliance & Audits")

Diocese of Grand Rapids
• Catholic Services Appeal
(2019 campaign update | CSA 2020)

• Annual Diocesan Report
(2019-202018-19 | 2017-18 |2016-17 | 2015-16)

• Diocese of Grand Rapids Audited Financial Statements
(2018-19 |2017-18 |2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15)

• Diocesan Deposit & Loan Program Audited Financial Statements
(2018-19 | 2017-18 |2016-17 | 2015-16 | 2014-15)

• Catholic Foundation of West Michigan
Audited Financial Statements and Annual Report

Catholic Schools
GR Catholic Central
GR West Catholic

The Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education of Greater Grand Rapids
Audited Financial Statements (2018-19 |2017-18 | 2016-17)
Form 990 (2018 | 2017)

Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities West Michigan

Diocesan Forms and Procedures
Deposit and Loan Program Procedures | Deposit and Loan Program Forms
(to open forms, click the link; from the resulting box, click "open"; if you receive a security warning, click "allow"; form should then open.)
2019 IRS Group Ruling Letter
National Collections Schedule

Catholic Foundation of West Michigan
Procedures |Forms

Parish Accounting & Review Services

This area works closely with individual parishes to promote best business, finance and accounting practices. This is accomplished through periodic operational and financial examinations at the parish level and training opportunities for parish staff.

Please go to your parish "my files" on the DOGR Connect to access financial reports, general parish business forms and other parish resource materials.

Diocese of Grand Rapids Offertory Collections and Counting Best Practices

Building & Property

For Building & Property information, please contact Mike Lown.