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An Evening Of Appreciation

An Evening Of Appreciation

In gratitude for their generous support, Catholic Foundation board members celebrated an evening of appreciation with donors and Legacy Society members at the Bayfront Sheraton Hotel in Erie.

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Your project may be a good fit for our grant opportunity!

Your project may be a good fit for our grant opportunity!

Already this year, the Catholic Foundation has awarded $44,511 in grants to parishes, schools, and diocesan offices for a wide variety of projects and programs. Your parish or school project may be a good fit for a grant from the Catholic Foundation as well. Your parish or school project may be a good fit for an Education Grant from the Catholic Foundation as well.

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

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.

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Catholic Foundation Board Member Spotlight

Catholic Foundation Board Member Spotlight

The name of Ken Kane’s company, Generations Forestry, was carefully chosen to reflect the core belief and understanding that forest management decisions made today have a profound effect on future generations. You’d be hard pressed to find a profession with a closer parallel to Ken’s service as a board member of our Catholic Foundation.

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To Specially Thank Bishop Persico

To Specially Thank Bishop Persico

With admiration for the leadership of Bishop Persico during an especially challenging stretch in his episcopacy, Ruthanne Beighley made the most of an opportunity to do something special for him.

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Catholic Foundation Announces New Grant Opportunity

Catholic Foundation Announces New Grant Opportunity

The Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania board of directors is pleased to announce the addition of the Catholic Social Ministry Grant to its existing competitive grant processes. The Foundation will seek to award grants in this area to ministries and projects that embrace and align with Catholic social teaching and are answering the Gospel call to respond to needs within the community.

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Pentecost and Stewardship: Hearts on Fire for Jesus

Pentecost and Stewardship: Hearts on Fire for Jesus

On the weekend of May 22 and 23, we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit descended upon the disciples to bring fire and flame to their hearts’ commitment to Jesus. The Holy Spirit continues to place our hearts on fire to know Jesus. But do we realize it?

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Almsgiving: An Expression of Gratitude

Almsgiving: An Expression of Gratitude

When we look at the three traditional “disciplines” of Lent, prayer, fasting and almsgiving, we know that almsgiving gets the least attention. Almsgiving is simply an expression of our gratitude for all that God has given us, and a realization that as a member of a community of faith, it is never just “me and God.”

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Faith Formation Grant Opportunity

Faith Formation Grant Opportunity

The Catholic Foundation is now accepting grant applications for its 2021 Faith Formation grant opportunity. This is the only Faith Formation grant cycle in 2021.

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