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.
Admiration Sparks Gifts to Endowments
Admiration for Monsignor James "Fr. Pete" Peterson and Bishop Lawrence Persico inspire gifts to the endowments bearing their names and supporting causes important to them.
Tuition Assistance Makes Catholic School Affordable for Many
Last year $55,000 was distributed from the Catholic Foundation’s education endowment to augment the Bishop’s Tuition Assistance Program which helps ensure Catholic education remains affordable for families.
Assisting parishes during the COVID-19 pandemic
Every day the Catholic Foundation seeks to inspire and unite Catholics in supporting their faith community. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Catholic Foundation created new ways for donors to support their parish, school or favorite ministry.
RECENT NEWS & UPDATES
Diocese of Erie administrative leaders are celebrating grant funding they received from the Catholic Foundation in 2021. Thanks to the generosity of donors, two of the Catholic Foundation's largest endowments are meeting important needs in the Diocese of Erie.
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“Gratitude is the first sign of a thinking, rational creature.”
Blessed Solanus Casey