Skip to main content
St. Stephen Parish in Oil City

Saint Stephen Parish, Oil City

Build Your Catholic Legacy

establish an endowment >

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

Admiration Sparks Gifts to Endowments

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.

Read Story
Loftus Endowment Funds Future Needs

Loftus Endowment Funds Future Needs

Tom and Chris Loftus wanted to do something meaningful to help ease the challenges faced by their community's indigent population. "Money invested where Catholic principles are going to be applied," was meaningful to them. The endowment they established in the Catholic Foundation will provide resources in perpetuity to the work of Catholic Charities.

Read Story
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.

Read Story
Lisa Louis and Bob Crowley honored for their work for the Catholic Foundation.

RECENT NEWS & UPDATES

Catholic Foundation Director and Board Member Earn Honors

Lisa R. Louis, Executive Director of the Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania, and Robert D. (Bob) Crowley each received honors from the Association of Fundraising Professional’s Northwest Pennsylvania Chapter (AFP) at their annual National Philanthropy Day event on November 16. 2021.