THE INTERNATIONAL DOMINICAN FOUNDATION

The International Dominican Foundation supports the international projects of the Dominican Order of the Roman Catholic Church.  The IDF office provides ongoing collaboration with the The Ecole Biblique founded in 1890, the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (The Angelicum) with roots going back to Aquinas himself and  the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (IDEO) founded in the mid-20th century.

Additionally, under the Master of the Order, the IDF facilitates pass-through donations for the following Dominican-run international institutions:

-International Research Network OPTIC (Order of Preachers for Technology, Informatics and
Communication)
-Dominican Association for Justice and Peace that would support the activities of the Permanent
Delegation of the Order to the United Nations Organization
-The foundation of the University of Ibadan (Nigeria) under the direction of the Dominican
Province of Nigeria and Ghana
-The Dominican University of West Africa in Doulougou, Burkina Faso dependent upon the
Dominican Province of St. Augustine in West Africa
-The Kiev Institute of Theology