Collaboration is key to RFC's mission. 

The Conference works with a wide variety of partners in building up the future of religious life and we welcome new possibilities for partnership and collaboration.

Collaborating Groups and Organizations

  • The Brothers Think Tank
  • The Catholic Health Association (CHA)
  • Catholic Theological Union (CTU) and its Formation Council
  • The Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA)
  • The Center for the Study of Consecrated Life (CSCL)
  • Communicators for Women Religious (CWR)
  • The Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) and its Formation Committee
  • The Council of Major Superiors of Women Religious (CMSWR)
  • The GHR Foundation
  • Giving Voice (GV)
  • The Hilton Foundation
  • The Institute of Religious Formation (IRF)
  • The J. S. Paluch Company
  • The Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) and its Leadership Pathways Program
  • The Leadership Collaborative
  • The Mexican American Catholic College (MACC)
  • The National Association of Vocation/Formation Directors (NAVFD; Canada)
  • The National Conference of Vicars for Religious (NCVR)
  • The National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO)
  • The National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC)
  • The North American Conference of Associates and Religious (NACAR)
  • The Religious Brothers Conference (RBC)
  • The Resource Center for Religious Institutes (RCRI)
  • The USCCB: Office of Clergy, Consecrated Life, and Vocations

If your group/organization is interested in partnering with the Conference, please email Ellen Dauwer, SC, Executive Director at