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Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania

provides a permanent and secure funding stream to strengthen and grow the Church's mission and ministries in Northwest Pennsylvania.

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Parish Faith Formation Plans Pivot to Success During Pandemic

Parish Faith Formation Plans Pivot to Success During Pandemic

Saint Michael Parish in Greenville is known for providing life-long faith formation activities to the rural community it serves. Finding a way to keep in touch with a parish of over 1,250 families and provide Catholic faith resources to groups all at different stages of their faith life was challenging. A Catholic Foundation 2019 Education Grant enabled the purchase of a subscription to Flocknote/Word on Fire ENGAGE, an online communication and faith formation resource. Little did they know what a blessing it would become.

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A Lasting Legacy

A Lasting Legacy

A bequest from John and Barbara Jacquel to Our Lady of Mercy Church in Harborcreek was used to create an endowment that benefits the parish ministries they were passionate about.

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Making Christ Visible

Making Christ Visible

In 2018, the Evangelization Endowment awarded a total of $35,742 in grants.

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Your project may be a good fit for our grant opportunity!

Already this year, the Catholic Foundation has awarded $44,511 in grants to parishes, schools, and diocesan offices for a wide variety of projects and programs. Your parish or school project may be a good fit for a grant from the Catholic Foundation as well. Your parish or school project may be a good fit for an Education Grant from the Catholic Foundation as well.