By making a gift to one of our endowments, you can create a permanent source of income that will ensure the continuation of the Diocese, its parishes, schools, Catholic Charities, and other diocesan ministries far into the future!
You can make a gift to any of the following endowment funds within The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Colorado Springs, Inc., or you may decide to establish an endowment with us in order to honor a loved one, or to memorialize an important figure in your life, ensuring a permanent legacy of lasting support for the Church.
For more information on endowment giving, please call the Office of Planned Giving at 719-866-6518. We look forward to helping you create your legacy!
Endowment Funds for Parishes
AVE MARIA PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
CORPUS CHRISTI PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
DIVINE REDEEMER PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
HOLY APOSTLES PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
HOLY FAMILY – LEADVILLE PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
HOLY ROSARY PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
HOLY TRINITY PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
HOLY TRINITY PARISH CATHOLIC EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the education and faith formation of children and adults who are members of Holy Trinity Parish.
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
OUR LADY OF THE PINES PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
OUR LADY OF VICTORY PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
OUR LADY OF THE VISITATION PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
OUR LADY OF THE WOODS PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
PAX CHRISTI PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
SACRED HEART – CHEYENNE WELLS PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
SACRED HEART – COLORADO SPRINGS PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. ANDREW KIM PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. ANTHONY PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. AUGUSTINE PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. BENEDICT PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. CATHERINE PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. CHARLES PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. DOMINIC PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. FRANCIS – CASTLE ROCK PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. FRANCIS – COLORADO SPRINGS PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. GABRIEL PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. JOSEPH – FAIRPLAY PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. JOSEPH – SALIDA PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. JOSEPH – SOUTHGATE PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. MARK PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. MARY'S – FLAGLER PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. MARY OF THE ROCKIES PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. MICHAEL PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. PATRICK PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. PATRICK PARISH LEMELIN FUND
Established by a bequest from Claire Lemelin, this fund provides for such uses and purposes, other than routine administrative expenses, as the Pastor of St. Patrick Church shall deem necessary and advisable, including but not limited to scholarships to parochial school for needy children from the parish. The purpose of this fund is to establish a discretionary fund for the Pastor.
ST. PAUL PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. PETER PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
ST. PETER PARISH POOR FUND
Provides funds to be used for such uses and purposes as described below, and other than routine administrative purposes, as the Pastor of St. Peter Church deems necessary and advisable. These uses and purposes include, but are not limited to, providing funds for the Stephen's Ministry, the Health and Healing Ministry, and other related parish ministries that serve the poor.
ST. ROSE OF LIMA PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
VIETNAMESE HOLY MARTYRS PARISH ENDOWMENT FUND
Endowment Funds for Total Catholic Education and Schools
ANN C. ESTEY REAVES AND JOHN C. REAVES MEMORIAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL BUILDING MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT FUND
This memorial fund was established to honor two individuals who cared a great deal for Catholic schools. One a school nurse and the other a civil engineer both knew the value of our Catholic schools. By supporting this fund you share in improving our school's capital improvements and repairs. This fund helps to secure a safe and healthy learning environment for all our diocesan youth.
HOLY APOSTLES CATHOLIC EUCATION TUITION ASSISTANCE ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund was created in 2015 with a bequest from the MacDougald Family Charitable Remainder Unitrust to receive and hold contributions and funds to provide Holy Apostles Catholic Church with tuition assistance for Catholic education.
JOHN VENEZIA CATHOLIC SCHOOLS ENDOWMENT FUND
John Venezia was a superintendent for the diocesan schools before his untimely death. Because of his love and support for Catholic education, his wife Sheila and the Diocese established this memorial fund to supply needed instructional materials, such as books, supplies, equipment and the like, for the Diocese of Colorado Springs' Catholic elementary schools.
PAUL FRANCIS SOFIA MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Peg Sofia established this memorial fund in 2006 after the tragic death of her son, Paul Francis Sofia. The fund provides scholarships for St. Mary's High School students and funding for the Campus Ministry program of the Diocese of Colorado Springs.
TOTAL CATHOLIC EDUCATION ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the needs of Total Catholic Education in the Diocese of Colorado Springs.
CATHOLIC SCHOOL TUITION ASSISTANCE ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund will receive and hold contributions and funds to be distributed to all Catholic schools within the Diocese of Colorado Springs for tuition assistance for families of enrolled children, shared pro rata among the schools, based on the family need as determined by a qualified third party assessment professional service.
Endowment Fund for Ave Maria Catholic School
THE AVE MARIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL FOUNDATION FUND
This fund was created in 2016 to receive and hold contributions and funds to provide for the ongoing operations of Ave Maria Catholic School.
Endowment Funds for Corpus Christi Catholic School
FR. TIM CRONIN CATHOLIC EDUCATION FUND
As an educator, Fr. Tim Cronin devoted most of his life to Catholic Education. He served as associate pastor at Corpus Christi Church until his passing in 1991. The parish wanted to honor his memory by establishing a memorial scholarship fund in his honor. The fund, like Fr. Tim's contributions to Catholic education, will serve the students at Corpus Christi Catholic School in perpetuity.
FRED A. HOFFMAN II ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund was created in memory of Fred A. Hoffman II by his parents, Fred and Elizabeth Hoffman in 1997 to provide funding to Holy Trinity Catholic School. With the close of that school in June 2007, Elizabeth Hoffman has directed that the new beneficiary of the fund shall be Corpus Christi Catholic School.
JAMES F. AND JUANITA M. ORFF CATHOLIC EDUCATION ASSISTANCE FUND
James Orff and his daughter Christina Orff Brims (pictured) established this fund in 2014 to provide assistance for tuition, uniforms, and other related activity expenses enabling recipient students to participate as other students do when attending Corpus Christi Catholic School. The fund honors James and Juanita Orff, and Juanita's mother, Maria Sylvia Sanchez, for their lifelong passion for Catholic education.
JAMES H. LADOWSKI MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund was originally established to provide scholarships to students attending Holy Trinity Catholic School in memory of James H. Ladowski. With the close of Holy Trinity Catholic School in June 2007, it was necessary to state a new purpose for the fund. The new purpose of the fund is to provide scholarship assistance to middle school students (grades six, seven or eight) at Corpus Christi Catholic School.
JAMES V. VARRONE — CORPUS CHRISTI ENDOWMENT FUND
James Varrone was tireless in his dedication to Corpus Christi Catholic School. Since his passing in 1984, Corpus Christi students and their families have benefited from the scholarships Mr. Varrone created through his will.
Endowment Funds for Divine Redeemer Catholic School
ARNOLD L. AND BEATRICE J. CARLSON MEMORIAL TUITION FOUNDATION FUND Provides for the benefit of Divine Redeemer Catholic School.
DIVINE REDEEMER CATHOLIC SCHOOL ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the benefit of Divine Redeemer Catholic School.
Endowment Funds for St. Mary's High School
ST. MARY'S HIGH SCHOOL TUITION ASSISTANCE FUND
Don and Pat Cloud established this fund in 2006 to create a permanent legacy of lasting support for St. Mary's High School. The fund provides a steady stream of annual income to support the tuition assistance program and other financial needs of the school.
EUGENE P. CAMOUS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Provides scholarships to one or more rising eighth grade students from a diocesan elementary school who will be continuing their education at St. Mary's High School.
Endowment Fund for St. Paul Catholic School
SR. MARIANELLA TUITION ASSISTANCE FUND
Provides financial assistance for students attending St. Paul Catholic School.
Endowment Funds for St. Peter Catholic School
ST. PETER SCHOOL ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides scholarships for students attending St. Peter Catholic School.
ST. PETER CATHOLIC SCHOOL FORENSIC LAB ENDOWMENT FUND
Martin J. Delohery established this fund in 2014 in memory of his beloved wife, Dorothy M. Delohery. The fund provides financial support for speech and debate (forensic) education and related programs at St. Peter Catholic School in Monument, CO. Related programs are those that require and allow students to use their forensic debate skills (Academic Bowl, Mathcounts, Odyssey of Mind, Battle of the Books, and other competency programs).
WILLIAM AND KATHLEEN JAEGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Rev. Robert E. Jaeger established this fund in 2004 to honor his parents' passion for Catholic education and to provide scholarships for students attending St. Peter Catholic School.
Endowment Funds for the Diocese of Colorado Springs
DIOCESE OF COLORADO SPRINGS ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the benefit of the Diocese of Colorado Springs.
SEMINARY BURSE ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund was established for the sole and exclusive education of seminarians for the Diocese of Colorado Springs.
CURSILLO MOVEMENT ENDOWMENT FUND
This fund will receive and hold contributions and funds to be distributed to Cursillo Movement within the Diocese of Colorado Springs for Cursillo activities.
Endowment Funds for Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, Inc.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF CENTRAL COLORADO ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the needs of Catholic Community Services.
CATHOLIC CHARITIES LIFE SUPPORT CENTER ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the needs of the Life Support Center at Catholic Charities of Central Colorado.
MINISTRY OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the needs of the Ministry of People with Disabilities.
Endowment Fund for The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Colorado Springs, Inc.
THE CATHOLIC FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT FUND
Provides for the needs of The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Colorado Springs, Inc.