Agency hires Fund Development director

Catholic Charities is pleased to announce that Christine Paine has joined the agency as its first Senior Director of Fund Development. She joins the nonprofit after many years of raising funds for human service organizations and possesses a unique, comprehensive understanding of the social service field.

Christine Paine

“She has an appreciation for our faith-based mission,” said Marek Kukulka, CEO of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of Hartford. “She will be a strong asset to our team and undoubtedly strengthen the future of Catholic Charities.”

Paine’s primary role will be managing a comprehensive fund-development strategy, which includes major gifts, an annual fund, fundraising events, donor cultivation, and corporate/foundation relations.

Catholic Charities is a nonprofit agency serving people of all faiths in Hartford, Litchfield, and New Haven counties since 1920. It offers services to all ages at more than two dozen sites in the three counties. For more information about Catholic Charities, visit