Permanent Endowments

Contributions of any amount may be added to any of our permanent endowments at any time. Such contributions become part of the endowment principal and can never be spent. A portion of the annual investment income will be distributed according to each specific designation.

New endowments in honor or memory of loved ones can be established with a gift of $10,000 or more, payable up to a three-year term. Each endowment requires a signed legal agreement (specifying the designation of annual distributions and succession clause) between the Foundation and the originating contributor. Please contact us for details.

To make a gift online, please specify the endowment(s) and respective amounts in the comments section via the Donate button at top right. To mail a contribution check, please send it to Independent Catholic Foundation, 3618 Fifth Avenue Suite 1, Altoona, PA 16602-1705. We will promptly issue a charitable gift receipt for income tax purposes.

2017-18 LIST of ENDOWMENTS - Please click on each section title below.
CATHOLIC EDUCATION

Established to fund scholarships, tuition assistance, general operation and other needs as directed by each endowment fund agreement.

Altoona Catholic High School, Class of 1949 for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1994 in honor of the Altoona Catholic Class of ’49 to provide tuition assistance to needy students of Bishop Guilfoyle.
Altoona Catholic High School Class of 1960 Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 2011 to provide tuition assistance to needy students entering or continuing to attend BGCHS.
Anonymous for All Saints Catholic School, Cresson
Established in 1991 to provide tuition assistance to financially needy and deserving students of All Saints Catholic Elementary School.
Anonymous for Bishop Carroll Catholic HS, Ebensburg
Established in 1991 to provide tuition assistance to financially needy and deserving students of Bishop Carroll.
Bishop Mark L. Bartchak Scholarship Endowment Fund for St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy
Established in 2013 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy.
Patrice (Bettwy) Behe Memorial Scholarship
Established in 1999 to provide postgraduate scholarship assistance to a graduating senior girl from Bishop Guilfoyle High School who is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to attend a four-year college or university.
Joseph P. and Margaret B. Bilka Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1991 to provide tuition assistance to needy students of Bishop Guilfoyle.
Anne Sloan Borland Memorial Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 2002 to provide tuition assistance for members of Saint Mary Parish in Hollidaysburg to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
David R. & Violet M. Bunk Scholarship Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Capon Family Scholarship for Bishop Carroll Catholic HS
Established in 2007 to provide future tuition assistance for members of Holy Name Parish in Ebensburg to attend Bishop Carroll and to support the school’s Forensics Program.
Bishop Carroll High School
Bishop Carroll High School — Partnership for Education
Rev. Richard D. Clark Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort High School
Established in 2007 by a generous bequest from the Estate of Father Clark to provide tuition assistance to needy students to attend Bishop McCort.
Rose M. Concannon for Central Catholic Academy, Johnstown
Established in 1991 to provide tuition assistance to needy students thanks to an initial gift by Mrs. Rose M. Concannon.
John Conlon Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1993 to honor John Conlon and provide tuition assistance for needy students of Bishop Guilfoyle.
Deacon William S. Cronin for Bishop Carroll Catholic HS
Established in 1991 in memory of Deacon Cronin to fund scholarships, tuition assistance, general operations and other needs of school programming.
Nancy J. (Ranky) Crum Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1993 by Donald Crum in memory of his wife, a 1960 graduate of Altoona Catholic, to provide scholarship assistance to a needy Bishop Guilfoyle senior.
John F. Curley and Leonor Cortes Curley Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2005 by the school administration and Curley family members in honor of Mrs. Leonor Curley.
John & Helen Despot Scholarship Endowment for St. John’s, Lakemont, Altoona
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Education
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown — Partnership for Education
Carl A. Dirsch and Catherine Dirsch Trust Fund
Established in 2011 to provide scholarship assistance to students attending Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
Ezra Ed Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2008 to honor Ezra Ed and provide tuition assistance to a graduating senior student attending a college or university.
Faculty Remuneration Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Ronald J. Fiochetta Scholarship
Established in 1998 in memory of Ron “Fio” Fiochetta to provide college scholarships to senior baseball players from Blair County High Schools who exhibit Christian values, sportsmanship, leadership and a positive attitude.
James J. Fleming Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2002 in memory of James J. Fleming to provide a college scholarship to a senior ice hockey player from Bishop McCort High School.
Msgr. George B. Flinn Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established in 2010 in his memory to provide financial assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Cathedral Catholic Academy in Johnstown.
Ronald A. Geis, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 2003 in memory of Ronnie Geis, a 1991 BGHS graduate who died in a motorcycle accident in 2001, to provide scholarship assistance to students currently enrolled or planning to attend Bishop Guilfoyle High School.
William E. and Leona L. George Scholarship Endowment Fund for Bishop McCort Catholic HS

Established in 2009 as a memorial gift to provide tuition assistance to worthy students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort Catholic High School.

Bishop Guilfoyle High School
Bishop Guilfoyle High School — Partnership for Education
Bishop Guilfoyle High School – Art Award
Bishop Guilfoyle Class of 1961 Endowment Fund
Established in 2011 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School.
Bishop Guilfoyle Class of 1978 Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established in 2012 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School.
Albert (Bert) Hogan Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1993 to honor Albert “Bert” Hogan and provide tuition assistance in order for needy students from St. Mark Parish to enter or continue to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
Paul Hollern Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2009 to provide financial assistance to students either entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
Hollidaysburg Catholic Elementary School Endowment Fund
Established in 2013 to provide scholarships to students from St. Michael the Archangel Parish and St. Mary Parish in Hollidaysburg attending the school.
James F. Horner Scholarship Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Johnstown Catholic School Class of 1960 Scholarship Endowment Fund for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2010 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend BMCHS.
Johnstown Catholic High School Class of 1961 Scholarship Endowment Fund for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2013 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend BMCHS.
Edward T. Kelly, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2006 by the school to honor Edward Kelly, Jr., to provide tuition assistance to needy students and to utilize a generous bequest by him.
F. B. Kolbenschlag Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS, Our Lady of Lourdes School and Hollidaysburg Catholic School
Established in 1995 to assist students attending Bishop Guilfoyle and Hollidaysburg Catholic schools, and provide funding for Catholic school students from Our Lady of Lourdes Parish.
Stanley and Clara Lasky Scholarship
Established in 2002 by Mrs. Lasky to honor her deceased husband.  The fund shall provide at least one $1,000 scholarship annually to a graduating senior at Bishop McCort High School.
Sister Donna Marie Leiden Scholarship Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2007 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort High School.
Anthony, Irene and Kitty Lorditch Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic High School Endowment Fund Established in 2009 to provide financial assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
Helen Louise Mack Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1994 to honor the memory of the Howard J. and Irene (McGraw) Mack Family to provide scholarships in honor of Helen Louise Mack for needy students from St. Mark Parish to enter or continue to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
Howard J. and Irene B. (McGraw) Mack Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1995 to honor the memory of the Howard J. and Irene (McGraw) Mack Family to provide scholarships in honor of Howard and Irene Mack for needy students from St. Mark Parish to enter or continue to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
Isobel H. (Morningred) Mack Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1994 to assist needy students of Saint Matthew Parish, Tyrone, to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
John Francis Mack and Helen Lear Joyce Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1995 to provide scholarship assistance for needy students from St. Mark Parish to enter or continue to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
Joseph Martella, Sr. Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2002 to provide scholarship assistance to student leaders of character to enter or continue to attend Bishop McCort.
Joseph & Rebecca McAneny Scholarship Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2012 to provide scholarship assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort.
Joseph J. & Rebecca C. McAneny Tuition Assistance Endowment for Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic School in Johnstown
Established in 2013 by their children to honor their parents and to provide tuition assistance for students entering or continuing to attend Our Mother of Sorrows School.
Bishop McCort High School
Bishop McCort High School — Partnership for Education
Hugh Bernard McGuire Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2007 to provide scholarship assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort.
Eleanor McKnight Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1995 to provide tuition assistance for students of Bishop Guilfoyle.
Misciagna Challenge Endowment Fund
Established in 1999 to provide annual support for additional scholarships and operating expenses for the Misciagna Challenge Scholarship Program. Started through the generosity of Mr. Anthony Misciagna, the program isa non-profit scholarship program providing assistance to motivated students in Catholic schools of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
Charles J. and Mildred A. Morningred Scholarship for College Students of Saint Matthew Parish, Tyrone
Established in 1995 to honor the memory of Charles and Mildred Morningred and Family and provide scholarship assistance to parishioners of St. Matthew Parish who demonstrate financial need and are juniors or seniors at an accredited college or university.
Patricia A. Kohlbecker Mulfinger Endowment for St. John the Evangelist School, Bellefonte
Kayla Ann Nicodemus Memorial Scholarship for St. Thomas Parish, Bedford
Established in 2007 by family and friends of Kayla Ann, who died tragically due to injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Fall 2007 during the first semester of her freshman year at Saint Francis University of Loretto.  The fund will provide scholarships to graduating high school senior altar servers to attend two-year or four-year colleges and/or universities.
Suzanne (Sickler) Ohl Scholarship for College Students of Saint Matthew Parish, Tyrone
Established in 1995 to honor Suzanne (Sickler) Ohl and provide scholarship assistance to parishioners of St. Matthew Parish who demonstrate financial need and are juniors or seniors at an accredited college or university.
Reverend Monsignor Joseph M. O’Toole Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1995 to honor Rev. Msgr. O’Toole and provide tuition assistance for needy students at Bishop Guilfoyle.
Our Lady of Victory School/Preschool Endowment Fund
Established in 2011 to provide administrative, tuition assistance capital improvements, operating expenses and other expenses of either school as determined.
Frank J. and Sylvia T. Pasquerilla for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 1997 to provide scholarships and tuition assistance to needy and worthy students to attend Bishop McCort.
Michael Patcher, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2008 by memorial donations and proceeds from a basketball tournament held in honor of Michael (Patch) Patcher, Jr., a former student and member of the Crimson Crushers basketball team.
Joseph A. Priel Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 1997 to provide tuition assistance for needy and active Catholic students at Bishop Guilfoyle.
Dr. John Quinn Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Louise Raber Memorial Scholarship for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 2007 by a generous gift from Mr. John W. Shrum in memory his wife of 59 years and mother of their three children.
Douglas J. Russell Memorial Sponsorship Fund for Saint John the Evangelist School, Bellefonte
Established in 1996 to honor the memory of Douglas Russell and provide tuition assistance to needy students at the Parish School.
Charles & Isabel Sadosky Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS Endowment
Established in 2010 to provide financial assistance to students entering or attending Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
Anonymous for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Established in 2007 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop Guilfoyle.
John F. Schrankel, Esq. Scholarship for Catholic High Schools, Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Established in 1995 by the estate of John F. Schrankel, Esquire, to provide financial assistance for needy students to attend Bishop Carroll, Bishop Guilfoyle and Bishop McCort High Schools.
Bobby Schutte Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2002 to provide scholarship assistance for students who display leadership and character, and participate in extra-curricular activities to enter or continue to attend Bishop McCort.
Gene Schultz Memorial Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2005 to honor the memory of Eugene “Gene” Schultz, former faculty member and coach at Bishop McCort High School, and provide scholarships to worthy students.
William and Josephine Seiler Scholarship Endowment for St. John the Evangelist School, Altoona
Joseph Shumock Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2004 to provide scholarship assistance to enter or continue to attend Bishop McCort High School for students who display leadership and character exemplified by former teacher and football coach Shumock in his personal and professional endeavors.
S. Samuel Signorino Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established in 2010 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
John Paul Skelly Scholarship for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Established in 2007 to provide assistance to students entering or continuing to attend Bishop McCort.
Joseph J. & Serena J. Stevens Family Endowment for Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic HS
Antonio and Luisa Supino for Diocesan Catholic Elementary Schools Endowment Fund
Established in 2012 to provide administrative, scholarships and other expenses as determined by the respective pastors in consultation with school leadership.
Genevieve and Richard Surkovich Scholarship for Holy Name School, Ebensburg
Established in 1993 by the Surkovich Family to assist needy students at Holy Name School.
Joseph L. and Georgia J. Uklayer Scholarship Endowment Fund
Established in 2009 to provide financial assistance for students from St. John Gualbert Cathedral Parish who attend Cathedral Catholic Academy or Bishop McCort Catholic High School.
William W. Ward Scholarship Endowment for Mount Aloysius College
Adelaide G. (Heverly) Welge Scholarship for College Students of Catholic Parishes within Blair County
Established in 1995 to honor Adelaide G. Welge and provide scholarship assistance to Blair County parishioners who demonstrate financial need and are juniors or seniors at an accredited college or university.
John and Ann Wolf for Catholic Schools Endowment Fund
Established in 2010 to provide assistance to any Catholic school within the diocese or to provide scholarships to students entering or attending any Catholic school within the diocese.
Abbey M. Zalud Scholarship Endowment for Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Bertha L. and Leonard A. Zanghi Scholarship Fund
Established in 1995 to provide scholarship assistance to parishioners of Saint Matthew Parish in Tyrone who are attending an accredited college or university.
Bertha L. and Leonard A. Zanghi Scholarship Fund for Saint Matthew School, Tyrone
Established in 1995 to provide tuition assistance to needy students attending the School.
CEMETERIES
Established to assist with the preservation, perpetual care and embellishment of a parish cemetery, its structures and property.

 

Imgrund Family Endowment for St. Thomas Cemetery (Bedford) Endowment Fund
Established in 2013 to provide perpetual care to the cemetery.
Dennis Joseph Leasure Trust for Saint Thomas Cemetery, Bedford
Established in 1991 by the estate of Dennis J. Leasure to fund the general operations of the cemetery.
Dr. and Mrs. Victor Maffucci, Jr. for Saint Thomas Parish and Cemetery, Bedford
Established in 1998 through a generous contribution by Dr. and Mrs. Victor Maffucci, Jr., to fund religious, educational and charitable needs of St. Thomas Parish and Cemetery.
Green Lawn Cemetery at St. Michael Parish, Hollidaysburg
Holy Cross Cemetery, Davidsville
Holy Cross Cemetery, Huntingdon
Holy Family Cemetery, Colver
Holy Name Cemetery, Ebensburg
Mount Carmel Cemetery, Lilly
Oak Grove Cemetery at St. Matthew Parish, Tyrone
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Parish Cemetery, Portage
Resurrection Parish, Johnstown
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Carrolltown
Sacred Heart Cemetery at Queen of Angels Parish, Central City
St. Agnes Cemetery, Lock Haven
St. Aloysius Cemetery, Cresson
St. Anne Cemetery, Davidsville
St. Anthony of Padua Cemetery, Johnstown
St. Anthony of Padua Cemetery, Windber
St. Augustine Cemetery, Dysart
St. Bartholomew Cemetery, Wilmore
St. Bernard Cemetery Association Endowment, Hastings
St. Boniface Cemetery, Hastings
St. Brigid Cemetery, Lilly
St. Catherine of Siena Cemetery, Mt. Union
St. Charles Cemetery, Twin Rocks
St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Cresson
St. Gregory Cemetery, MacDonaldton
St. John the Baptist Cemetery at Queen of Angels Parish, Central City
St. John the Evangelist Cemetery, Bellefonte
St. John Cantius Cemetery, Windber
St. John Gualbert Cemetery, Johnstown
St. Joseph Cemetery, Coupon
St. Joseph Cemetery, Johnstown
St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum, Johnstown
St. Joseph Cemetery, Renovo
St. Mary Cemetery at Immaculate Conception Parish, Lock Haven
St. Mary Cemeteries, Hollidaysburg
St. Mary Cemetery at St. Demetrius Parish, Gallitzin
St. Mary Cemetery, Nanty Glo
St. Mary Cemetery, Snow Shoe
St. Mary Cemetery, Windber
St. Michael Cemetery, Clarence
St. Michael Cemetery, Listie
St. Michael, Corpus Christi, St. Joseph Cemeteries, St. Michael
St. Monica Cemetery, Chest Springs
St. Patrick Cemetery at St. Demetrius Parish, Gallitzin
St. Thomas Cemetery, Bedford
St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Ashville
Ss. Casmir & Emerich Cemeteries, Johnstown
Ss. Cyril & Methodius Parish, Windber
Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Altoona
Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Johnstown
Ss. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Philipsburg
Ss. Philip & James Cemetery, Meyersdale
MULTIPLE INTERESTS
Albarano Family Endowment Fund for Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Altoona
Established in 2009 to provide four annual masses for the Albarano family at the parish.
Anonymous for EWTN, Holy Name Elementary School, St. Michael’s Elementary School, and St. Benedict Elementary School
Established in 2012 to benefit the television ministry EWTN and the schools listed above.
Charles A. and Marie A. Delle Rose Endowment
Established in 1999 by the Delle Roses to provide funding for a summer work-study program for eligible students at our Diocesan high schools. Distributions also assist St. Bernard Parish of Hastings, the Diocesan Education Office, and the Misciagna Challenge Scholarship Program – current operations and endowment fund.
Our Lady’s Burse Endowment, Our Lady Queen of Angels Parish, Central City
For promotion and communication of spirituality using means as determined by the pastor.
Schuller Family Endowment Fund
Established in 2011 to provide for the Permanent Deaconate Fund, Birthright of Altoona, Precious Life of Altoona and a fourth catholic charity to be chosen annually.
Dr. Thomas E. Seifert Memorial Fund for Birthright of Johnstown, Inc.
Established in 1996 to provide for the general needs of the crisis pregnancy service.
Humanitarian Interfaith Ministries Fund for the Care of Orphaned and Abandoned Street Children
Established in 2002 in memory of Denis C. Thomas to provide financial support to the Humanitarian Interfaith Ministries (HIM) for the sponsorship of orphaned, abandoned street children and/or sponsorship of at risk children in the Western Hemisphere.
MUSIC MINISTRY
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Music Ministry, Altoona
Established in 1995 to provide for the general expenses of the Cathedral music ministry.
Rev. Paul E. Turnbull Sacred Music Ministry for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Established in 1998 to honor Father Paul E. Turnbull and to encourage, present and support sacred music within the Diocese.
PARISHES
Established to fund religious, operational, educational and charitable needs of a parish. Anyone can contribute to these endowments. Bequests via a Last Will should specify the endowment name held by the Independent Catholic Foundation, Altoona, PA.
 
Joe Belle Endowment for St. John Gualbert Cathedral Parish
Established in 2016 to provide for the general needs of the parish.

Ann and Mary Gavaler Endowment Fund for St. Benedict Parish (Carrolltown)

Established in 2008 to provide for the administrative and other expenses of the parish.
Dr. Jean & Mrs. Muriel Gilot Endowment for Sacred Heart Parish, Altoona
Established in 2017 to provide for the general needs of the parish.
John and Kathleen Hazenstab Endowment Fund for St. John the Evangelist Parish (Lakemont)
Established in 2012 as a memorial gift to provide operating expenses of the elementary school and parish.
John and Catherine Kerch Memorial for St. John Parish, Summerhill
Established in 2004 by the parish to honor John and Catherine Kerch and to utilize a generous bequest from her estate.
Dennis Joseph Leasure Trust for Saint Thomas Parish, Bedford
Established in 1991 by the estate of Dennis J. Leasure to assist with the maintenance and expenses of the church, rectory, convent and school.
Saint Matthew Parish of Tyrone Charitable Grant Program
Established in 2003 through a generous bequest gift from the Leonard Zanghi estate to provide anonymous grants to worthwhile Catholic or community organizations.
St. Mark Church (Altoona) 3-Century Bell Endowment Fund
Established in 2012 for the perpetual care and maintenance of the bell and the bell tower located at the parish.
St. Michael the Archangel Building Maintenance Endowment Fund, Hollidaysburg
Established in 2012 to provide monies for the painting of the interior and exterior church building in this parish.
Rudolph and Madeline Seidel Memorial Endowment Fund

Established in 2007 to provide assistance with restoration and extraordinary maintenance project costs coordinated by the Diocese for

the Cathedral Parish.
James V. Saly Memorial Endowment for Saint Benedict Parish, Johnstown
Established in 2005 to honor Jim Saly, a charter Foundation board member and dedicated parishioner, and provide special funds for use by the parish.

Basilica of St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Loretto

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Parish, Altoona
Good Shepherd Parish, State College
Holy Family Parish, Clover
Holy Name Parish, Ebensburg
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Altoona
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Altoona
Our Lady of Victory Parish, State College
Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Johnstown
Queen of Archangels, Clarence
Sacred Heart Parish, Altoona
St. Anne Parish Angel Endowment, Johnstown
St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Duncansville
St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Mount Union
St. John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
St. John the Evangelist Missions, Bellefonte
St. John the Evangelist Parish, Lakemont
St. John the Evangelist Parish, Everett
St. Joseph Parish, Johnstown
St. Mary Parish, Hollidaysburg
St. Mary Parish, Orbisonia
St. Nicholas Parish, Nicktown
St. Peter Parish, Somerset
St. Rose of Lima, Altoona
St. Stephen Parish, McConnellsburg
St. Therese of the Child Jesus, Altoona
PARISH EDUCATION
Established to support general educational programs and other needs of a parish and/or its parish school.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament Parish Education, Altoona
Holy Name Parish Education, Ebensburg
Immaculate Conception Parish Education, Lock Haven
Lock Haven Catholic School
Our Lady of Fatima Parish Education, Altoona
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Education, Altoona
Our Lady of Victory Parish Education, State College
Our Mother of Sorrows Parish Education, Johnstown
Sacred Heart Parish Angel Fund for Education Endowment, Altoona
St. Benedict Parish for St. Benedict School, Carrolltown
St. Demetrius Parish Education, Gallitzin
St. John the Evangelist Education, Bellefonte
St. John the Evangelist School Sponsorship, Bellefonte
St. John the Evangelist Parish Education Endowment, Everett
St. John Gualbert Cathedral Parish Education Endowment
St. John Vianney Parish Education Endowment, Mundy’s Corner
St. Joseph Parish Education, Portage
St. Mary Education, Altoona
St. Mary Parish Scholarship Fund, Hollidaysburg
St. Matthew Parish Education, Tyrone
St. Peter Education, Somerset
St. Thomas Parish School, Bedford
OTHER MINISTRIES
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Established in 1992 to fund the charitable needs of Catholic Social Service.
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown – Administration
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown – Graduate Education Grant
Diocese of Mandeville, Jamaica – Special Support
Family Life Office Ministries
Established in 1994 to fund the charitable objectives of the Family Life Office ministries.
Garden Sanctuary at Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine, Loretto
Penn State Catholic Campus Ministry Endowment Fund
Established in 2011 to provide assistance to Catholic students at Penn State, University Park to sponsor student activities at the Penn State Campus Ministry.
Suzanne Pohland Paterno Catholic Student Faith Center Maintenance & Preservation Endowment
Established in 2017 to provide for capital upkeep of the Paterno Catholic Student Faith Center, Park Avenue, State College of Catholic Campus Ministry serving Penn State’s University Park campus.
RELIGIOUS ORDERS
Anonymous for Saint Aloysius Parish and the Sister Servants of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Established in 2007 to provide annual distributions to Saint Aloysius Parish, Cresson and the Sister Servants, Sacred Heart Province, Cresson.
Margaret D. Bagley for Marian Convent
Established in 2007 by a generous trust gift from the Estate of Margaret Bagley to provide assistance to the retirement home and convalescent center for the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Rose M. Concannon for Carmelite Community of the Word, Ebensburg
Established in 1991 to provide funding for educational assistance to a Sister of the Carmelite congregation.
Sisters of Mercy of Dallas for Healthy Community Initiatives in Johnstown and Cambria County
Established in 1997 by the Sisters of Mercy to celebrate a long history of ministry within the Diocese and provide grants for healthy community initiatives in Johnstown and Cambria County.
ST. VINCENT de PAUL
Rev. Mark Begly Endowment for St. Vincent DePaul Diocesan Council of Rockville Center for benefit of Anthony House
Established in 2010 to provide distributions directed to the Society of St. Vincent DePaul for the benefit of Anthony House.
Saint Vincent DePaul Society, Johnstown
Established in 1993 to fund the charitable needs the Saint Vincent DePaul Society of Johnstown and its affiliates.

Topshop (Farabaugh) Memorial Endowment Fund

Established in 2002 to provide financial assistance to St. Vincent DePaul Society for support of St. James Medical Clinic in Hondorus.
SEMINARIANS & VOCATIONS
Nicholas and Donna Antonazzo Seminarian
Established in 2004 to provide assistance to the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown in funding educational expenses to seminarians preparing for the Priesthood of the Diocese.
Father Richard J. Novak, C.S.C. Memorial Burse for Seminarians
Established in 1993 to award the Father Richard Novak Prize annually to honor a seminarian from the Diocese who is excelling in his preparation for the Priesthood and is in financial need of support for his studies.
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Permanent Diaconate
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Seminarian
Infant Jesus of Prague Seminarian for Saint Andrew Parish, Johnstown
Knights of Columbus Seminarian for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
FOUNDATION ADMINISTRATION
General Administration and Operations
Parish Initiatives
Unrestricted Program Support Grants