Our Mission

The mission of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Scranton is to sustain and nurture the pastoral, educational, and service ministries of our Diocese, our parishes, schools, and organizations through endowments, planned gifts, and other financial contributions. The long-term financial viability of these ministries is a sacred calling for Catholics to build up the Kingdom of God in the Diocese of Scranton.

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Our Vision

Build up the ministry of Christ through long-term, sustainable support for parishes, Catholic schools, diocesan ministries, and other Catholic charitable causes serving the Diocese of Scranton.

Promote compassionate charitable giving and stewardship that honors the intentions of our donors to create a lasting legacy in support of the needs of the Catholic Church.

Abide by Christian principles and a high ethical standard, manage resources efficiently, utilize the talents of the laity and practice Socially Responsible Catholic Investing as outlined by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Who we serve
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Our Purpose

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The Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Scranton will work with donors who wish to maximize their legacy of giving and pass their values along to the next generation of faithful Catholics.

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Through the Catholic Foundation, donors can provide meaningful and lasting impact to sustain our Diocesan organizations so they may always carry out their mission to meet spiritual and basic human needs.

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The Catholic Foundation staff and the lay and clergy Board of Directors will help donors structure pledges and estate gifts in the best way for them, their families, and the ministries they want to benefit.