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Saint Peter Cathedral, Erie

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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.

Impact Stories

Life-long Ties Lead To Perpetual Gift

Life-long Ties Lead To Perpetual Gift

Jim and Mary Margaret Malue were inspired to give by faith, community and friendship built throughout the years. Seeding a new endowment, and giving to help build another, fulfills their desire to give back.

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Transforming Lives One Breath at a Time

Transforming Lives One Breath at a Time

The Saint Thomas More Club “Fr. Pete” Endowment was set up by former Saint Thomas More Club members to provide for the mission of Maria House Project.

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Local Legacy Fuels Education

Local Legacy Fuels Education

This past year, four deserving students at Kennedy Catholic High School were granted scholarships from the Monsignor John B. Hagerty Endowment Scholarship Fund.

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Lisa Louis, Executive Director, & Ruthanne Beighley, Board Chair, join Bill Blum, Director of Finance, Katie Tiefenthal, Principal, and Saint John Paul II Elementary School students to celebrate their Education grant.

RECENT NEWS & UPDATES

Catholic Foundation Awards $44,511 in 2021 Spring Grant Cycle!

The Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that fifteen grants totaling $44,511 have been awarded through our 2021 spring competitive grant program. The Foundation’s granting program directly impacts the Catholic community in northwest Pennsylvania awarding competitive grants in support of a variety of faith formation and Catholic education efforts. Grants awarded this spring covered a wide range of projects and new initiatives in our diocesan offices, Catholic schools, and parishes. All will have wide ranging impact in all three vicariates of the thirteen county Diocese of Erie.