About Us

The Catholic Foundation supports the work of Christ in the Diocese of St. Petersburg by securing gifts, providing donor services and managing financial resources to benefit people assisted by all parish and Diocesan ministries.


There are many ways that you can benefit the parishes, schools, and other Catholic ministries of the Diocese of St. Petersburg.  The Catholic Foundation invites you to learn how today.

Who We Serve

The Catholic Foundation offers a diverse portfolio of giving opportunities that support our various ministries throughout the Diocese.  See who you can support now.

Donate Now

Whether it is giving a gift now or later, you can truly benefit your parish, school, or favorite Catholic organizations and it is available through the Catholic Foundation.

Foundation News

The Catholic Foundation 2018 Gala is scheduled for Saturday, February 3rd from 6:00 – 9:00…

This year our winner, Katherine Siracusa, hails from Guardian Angels Interparochial School.  Through the generosity…

Ways to Give

Foundation Gala

The Catholic Foundation hosts an annual gala fundraiser for the Diocese of St. Petersburg. Each year, more than 500 guests gather to support the Foundation’s Tuition Assistance Program and celebrate all our Catholic schools provide.

IRA Charitable Rollover

You may be looking for a way to make a big difference to help further our mission. If you are 70½ or older you may also be interested in a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals. An IRA charitable rollover is a way you can help continue our work and benefit this year.

Leave a Legacy

Gift planning can be an incredible tool for you to benefit your parish, school, or favorite Catholic organizations and it is available through the Catholic Foundation.  Whether it’s simply including the Foundation in your Will or trust, or you want to create a charitable gift annuity or charitable lead trust, the Foundation can help you create a lasting legacy that is meaningful to you and your family.

Who We Serve


The Catholic Foundation offers many opportunities for you to help ensure the continued success of our schools and to enable students and their families to take advantage of the Catholic school advantage.

Your Parish

There are a variety of ways that you can benefit your parish from direct gifts to charitable gift annuities to including your parish in your Will and estate plans.  You can even choose to benefit a specific ministry within your parish like the Youth Ministry program or the food pantry.  To discuss how you can benefit your parish in more detail, contact us.

Those in Need

You can also choose to benefit one of the many ministries associated with Catholic Charities for the Diocese of St. Petersburg through one of the following:

• Endowment Gift for a ministry • Establish a Charitable Gift Annuity • Making an IRA Charitable Rollover