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Our Lady of Peace Parish, Erie

Our Lady of Peace Parish, 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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Making Christ Active

Making Christ Active

In 2018, the Catholic Charities Endowment awarded a total of $66,700 in grants. One recipient was the St. Elizabeth Center in Oil City.

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A Lasting Tribute

A Lasting Tribute

With a desire to honor a priest who had specially guided and inspired her, Ruthanne Beighley established an endowment in his name. She chose as beneficiaries the three parishes he served and the parish ministries he "fostered and loved very much."

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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.