St. Joseph Foundation

On behalf of the Archbishop of Seattle, the St. Joseph Foundation sustains ministries and programs that support the spiritual, educational, and ministry needs of Catholics in Western Washington.

About the Foundation

Established on August 5, 2021, the St. Joseph Foundation is dedicated to connecting faith with charitable giving for the long-term support of the Mission of the Church and the Catholic community in Western Washington. 

Donors may give directly to the Foundation  or set up endowments through the Foundation for donor-directed grants.

Grants are awarded on an annual basis based on the approval of the Board of Directors. 

Grant Guidelines

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Funding Priorites

Catholic Initiatives

To advance the beliefs, teachings and spirit of the Catholic Church, while supporting the spiritual and social needs of the Catholic community in Western WA. The Foundation supports not-for-profit Catholic organizations as well as general Archdiocesan needs.

Pastoral Ministries

To advance Archdiocesan pastoral ministries that support missionary discipleship, Catholic social teaching and other efforts to spread the Gospel. This includes special priorities such as the environmental initiatives outlined in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si'.

Formation Education

To advance the continuing education and faith formation for lay ministers, deacons, seminarians, and priests in support of advancing the Mission of the Church in Western Washington.

St. Joseph Foundation Apply for a Grant

We support Catholic ministry and encourage Catholic non-profits in Western Washington to apply for funding. Please review our grant guidelines and then submit the grant application for consideration.

To learn more, please contact:

April Collier, Executive Director