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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

Giving for Future Generations

Giving for Future Generations

Visionary donors, Jane and Mike Zavasky, sought out the Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania as a partner to make a meaningful impact on Catholic schools through charitable giving.

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Live-Streamed Mass Opportunity Fulfills Parish Mission of Uniting People with Christ

Live-Streamed Mass Opportunity Fulfills Parish Mission of Uniting People with Christ

Immaculate Conception Parish in Clarion is dedicated to providing opportunities to carry out their mission of “Inviting People to Christ, Uniting People with Christ, Igniting People for Christ”. Knowing that many of their parishioners could not attend Mass in person for a variety of reasons, they seized the opportunity to apply for a Catholic Foundation Education grant.

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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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Ken Kane (Foundation board secretary) presents a grant check to Father Kevin Holland, Pastor of Saint Boniface Parish

RECENT NEWS & UPDATES

Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania Awards $77,991 in Fall 2022 Education Grant Cycle

The Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania is pleased to announce that twelve Education Grants totaling $77,991 were awarded through our 2022 fall competitive grant cycle. Education Grants awarded this past fall covered a wide range of projects and new initiatives in Catholic schools and parishes.