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(02) 4979 1160

Invest in
your future,
our community

The Catholic Development Fund is here to support your financial goals in a fee-free environment with excellent interest rates and personalised service.

While the Fund works for you, your funds are working for others.   

Our vision is to empower members with financial gain as well as the ability to actively contribute to their community.  

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Christmas Hours

Please be advised the CDF Office will be closing for business at 4:30 PM on Thursday 23 December, and will re-open on Tuesday 4 January 2022 at 9:00 AM. Please note that CDF online transactions will not be processed while


Visit us in branch

Visit us in branch The safety and wellbeing of our community, customers and staff remains paramount, and so the Catholic Development Fund (CDF) is continuing to follow relevant advice from the NSW Government. The CDF is open and operating as


COVID-19 Update

We are closely monitoring the development of the COVID-19 coronavirus situation and are committed to following guidance provided by the relevant authorities. Our office is open and operations are currently as normal. To enter our premises, you are required to


Thank you for making a difference.
In the 2021 financial year, every one of our members made it possible for the Catholic Development Fund to provide $75m in loan funding for capital projects including the construction and upgrading of schools, early education centres, social housing and many other projects and infrastructure to support our community. 

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Our mission

The Maitland-Newcastle Catholic Development Fund (CDF) exists to provide prudent financial management and to further the pastoral mission of the Catholic Church in the diocese.

By harnessing the financial resources of the Catholic community we are able to provide cost-effective financial arrangements for capital works and other essential pastoral programs.


841 Hunter Street, Newcastle West NSW 2302
P     02 4979 1160
E     cdf@mn.catholic.org.au