Central Fund Trust
Welcome to the Diocese of Manchester Central Fund Trust (CFT) webpage. The CFT was established as a separate legal entity distinct from the Diocese of Manchester, and exits to hold deposits for the benefit of, and loan funds to, its Participants, for which the Diocese of Manchester itself is an excluded participant. Participants of the CFT include parishes, schools, camps, cemeteries, the Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund, and other entities approved by the Trustee, the Roman Catholic Bishop of Manchester, a Corporation Sole. On this page, please find the audited financial statements for the Central Fund Trust, useful forms for CFT deposits, withdrawals, transfers, investments, and other information. If you have questions, please contact the Finance Officer for the Diocese of Manchester at 603-663-0117 or firstname.lastname@example.org.