Current Investment Interest Rates

Fixed Term Investments

Rate by Negotiation

24 months

Looking to make a long term commitment to help you and your community? This option pays a Rate by Negotiation on investments for twenty-four months (minimum investment of $5,000).

3.50%

12 months

Invest with a long term commitment that helps you and your parish. This option pays 3.50% interest on investments for twelve months (minimum investment of $5,000).

2.50%

9 months

Our three quarter investment. This option pays 2.50% interest on investments for nine months (minimum investment of $5,000).

2.00%

6 months

Looking to invest for a shorter time period? This option pays 2.00% interest on investments for six months (minimum investment of $5,000).

1.50%

3 months

Looking to make a short investment that also helps your parish? This option pays 1.50% interest on investments for three months (minimum investment of $5,000).

Other Investments

1.00%

Pilgrimage Saver Account - WYD 2023 Portugal

Do you want to be ready and prepared to join us on the trip of a lifetime? Set aside funds for your World Youth Day 2023 Pilgrimage, without the temptation of taking the money out early (requires 31 days notice to withdraw).

0.75%

Christmas Club Account

The Christmas Club account will allow you to put money away and gather interest throughout the year, in anticipation of the expenses for the festive season.

0.10%

Koala Club Account

Plant a seed for your child. For all children under 18, a Koala Club account is a great way to save money and passively earn interest (requires 31 days notice to withdraw).

0.10%

Premium Saver Account

A Premium Saver Account is the way to go for adults young and old to stash their savings and earn interest on the side (requires 31 days notice to withdraw).

0.10%

Diocesan Employee Premium Saver

A Diocesan Employees Premium Saver Account is the way to go for our employees to invest their savings and earn interest during their time with the Diocese (withdrawals on-demand).

The CDF helps you and the community.

In the past two years alone, the Catholic Development Fund has provided over $2.85m in interest to our investors. On top of that, all of our profits go towards building schools, restoring churches, operating social and family support services and providing opportunities which benefit our 17 parishes and our entire Diocesan communities.

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Our performance numbers.

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$2.85m

Interest returned to investors over the last 2 years.

$40m

Funded for local education projects in our parishes.

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