There are several valuable causes and ways in which to donate. If you’d like to learn more about all the ways to give, you can read more here.

If you are interested in donating to an existing endowed fund, please include the name of the fund and make checks payable to:

The Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island
1 Cathedral Square
Providence, RI 02903

If you are unsure which fund you’d like to donate to, here are some of the most popular existing endowed funds:

Catholic Education
Anchor of Hope Permanent Endowment Fund

Tuition assistance for students who attend schools in the Diocese of Providence.

Social Ministry & Human Services
Catholic Charity Fund Appeal Endowment Funds

To be used for the general uses and purposes of the Catholic Charity Fund Appeal.

Seminarian Education
Most Reverend Bishop Robert E. Mulvee Fund for Seminarian Education
To assist seminarians financially with education and formation costs in preparation for the priesthood.

Support for Our Priests
Our Lady Queen of Clergy Endowment Fund

Provides a perpetual source of pension compensation and subsidizes the cost of healthcare insurance for retired clergy incardinated in the Diocese of Providence.

For more detailed information or to set up a new fund, please contact Executive Director Rich Popovic at or 401-277-2115.