Current Endowments

Beneficiary Endowment Name Description
     Annunciation School, Havelock The Annunciation School Endowment Provide financial aid to students of Annunciation School.
 Annunciation School, Havelock The Schwab Family Endowment Benefit the student body of Annunciation School.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Baker Endowment Endowment provides financial aid to students of CGHS.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Briggs Family Endowment Provide financial aid to a single, minority family/student
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh CGHS Endowment Funds will be unrestricted allowing the Board of Trustees to target dollars towards the school’s most pressing needs.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Daly Endowment Established this endowment to provide a Teaching Award for CGHS faculty.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Ellen Wilson Endowment for Community Service Provides support of Community Service programs at CGHS.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh John A. Edmond Endowment Provides financial support to students of CGHS.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh CGHS Franciscan Brothers Student Endowment The Franciscan Brothers of CGHS established this endowment to provide tuition assistance to students in need, most especially those students from our underrepresented population.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Coughlin Endowment Restricted for students enrolled a CGHS with financial need; expected to continue in perpetuity. If no longer needed as originally established, Donor(s) authorize CGHS Principal to use funds for any purpose to support CGHS.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Margaret Hendrick Long Scholarship Fund Established this fund to provide students currently enrolled with tuition assistance and then to students who desire to attend CGHS.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Steigerwald/Keys (CGHS) Provide financial tuition assistance to attend CGHS.
Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Honoring our Military and First Responders Provide financial tuition assistance to CGHS students who are children of Military, National Guard or First Responders.
    Cardinal Gibbons High School, Raleigh Brug and Howie Jung Education Endowment Provide financial support for tuition assistance only.
Cathedral School, Raleigh Cathedral School – Endowment Fund Funds will be used to provide financial support for Cathedral School.
Cathedral School, Raleigh Jonathan Woodhall Endowment Fund Funds will be used to provide tuition assistance to Hispanic children registered at Cathedral School desiring to attend Cathedral School.
Cathedral School, Raleigh The John Winters Cathedral School Tuition Assistance Fund Funds will be used to provide tuition assistance to minority children desiring to attend Cathedral School..
Diocese Archives Fund  
Diocese Housing for Religious Sisters BOD designated quasi fund; provides funding for housing for Sisters
Diocese-campus ministry GWOC – Small Campus To provide annual stipends and formation opportunities for ministerial presence on small campuses throughout the Diocese that are currently underserved.
Diocese - Catholic Education Blanche C. and Quentin C. Haning Endowment Provide financial support for Catholic Education in the Diocese of Raleigh.
Diocese-Charities Royer Memorial Endowment Provide general services benefitting parishes and activities located In the Piedmont Deanery of the Diocese.
Diocese-Charities Catholic Charities Areas of need among Catholic Charities programs
Diocese-evangelization/discipleship Benjamin J. Davis, Sr. Endowment Testamentary – to be used for the operating needs of the African Ancestry Ministry and Evangelization and the African American Catholic Community.
Diocese-evangelization/discipleship Msgr. Thomas Paul Hadden Endowment Testamentary – to be used to provide educational funding for post-secondary African American Catholics who actively participate in the Diocese of Raleigh ministries.
Diocese-family ministry The John E. & Marlene J. Kelsey Endowment Fund For the benefit of the Family and Social Ministries of the Diocese.
Diocese-immigrants Zaytoun Immigrant Ministry Fund To assist the Diocese in ministering to immigrants. Grants to needy parishes assisting immigrants.
Diocese-land Diocesan Development Trust  
Diocese-land Expansion Fund  
Diocese-lay leader formation GWOC – Lay Leadership Formation Unrestricted to provide annual funding to provide a means for expanded study for people across the Diocese.
Diocese-parish GWOC – Parish Assistance Unrestricted to provide financial support for various one-time projects within small parishes and missions located within the DOR. Subject to the approval of the Bishop of Raleigh.
Diocese-parish Future Benson Church Provide funds for future parish in Benson, NC.
Diocese-poor Donohue Endowment Provide financial assistance to children and families.
Diocese-poor GWOC – EFP Used for the poor; provides grants for construction of worship spaces and is disseminated among the seven deaneries of the diocese.
Diocese-Poor Victoria F. & Richard C. DeYoung Endowment Funds are to be used at Bishop’s discretion to provide funding for projects related to apostolic works for the poor. Special emphasis should be given to small, mission parishes in the Diocese.
Diocese-priests care Priest Long Term Care Endowment Unrestricted to provide financial support for long-term care of Diocesan priests
Diocese-Retreats Avila Endowment To defray costs of retreatants attending a
retreat sponsored by the Diocese.
Diocese-schools Catholic Schools Office Operating costs
Diocese-schools Fr. Lawson School Scholarship Endowment High School scholarships distributed by Catholic Schools Office
Diocese-schools GWOC – Tuition Assistance Student scholarships and tuition assistance to those with financial need; currently enrolled, or who wish to enroll in any of the Raleigh Diocese Catholic schools.
Diocese-schools Sean and Carol Reilly Scholarship Endowment The ENDOWMENT will provide financial assistance for Catholic students and their parents at the following Diocesan schools: St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School(Apex), Immaculata Catholic School (Durham), Annunciation Catholic School (Havelock), and St. Patrick Catholic School (Fayetteville). This will be done annually.
Diocese-seminarians Diocesan Seminary Fund 53% vocations, 47% Seminarians
Diocese-seminarians Frederick C. Rahdert Memorial Quasi-Endowment Restricted to supporting seminarian education.
Diocese-seminarians Julie G. & Francis E. McVay Seminarian Education Endowment Endowment to benefit seminarian education in the Diocese.
Diocese-seminarians Lee Roy Lee Endowment Seminarians
Diocese-seminarians Maffit Seminary Fund Seminarians
Diocese-seminarians Randall & Ruth Proctor Seminarian Endowment Fund Endowment to benefit the Diocese to provide for the formation and education of future priests in the Diocese.
Diocese-seminarians Ron E. & Jeannette Doggett Endowment Fund This endowment is for agencies that serve the poor, formation & education of future priests, campus ministries, support for retired priests, nuns and other religious, support to catholic schools and provide support services to children by Catholic Charities.
Diocese – Seminarians Fr. Héctor J. Rangel Galván C.P. Seminarian Partnership Endowment Fund Endowment to benefit seminarian education in the Diocese.
Diocese-special Poverty Fund Funding outside of normal Diocesan budgeting process, applications to be accepted from Parishes, etc.
Diocese-teachers Lewis Award Endowment Endowment to honor excellence in Teaching restricted to full time classroom teachers, K-12 and honors superlative teachers.
DUKE Campus Ministry Office DUKE Campus Ministry Fund Bequest establishing endowment for Duke Catholic Campus Ministry.
DUKE Campus Ministry Office Fr. Lawson Duke Campus Ministry Fund Duke Catholic programs; remains in Trust – use interest only.
DUKE Campus Ministry Office Duke Catholic Center Endowment Financial support for the benefit of the Duke Catholic Center.
    DUKE Campus Ministry Office Duke Catholic Center Building and Facility Endowment Provide financial support for The Duke Catholic Center, restricted for the primary use of renovation, repair, operations & maintenance of buildings and facilities.
Father Price House of Formation GWOC Seminarian Education Endowment  
Father Price House of Formation House of Formation Library Endowment  
Father Price House of Formation OLO Guadalupe Fund Funds for this endowment were from the last will and testament of Frances Smith Johnson. It is restricted for the use of seminarian education.
Holy Cross Church, Durham Mildred Walker Pinkard Endowment Scholarship Mildred Endowment to provide scholarship funding at a historically black college or university.
Holy Family, Hillsborough, NC Margaret C. Noble Memorial Endowment In memory of Margaret Noble who was a beloved teacher within Orange County. Annual scholarship of $1500 to a Catholic student who attends Holy Family Catholic Church, a graduate of OCS and who desires to attend college, or trade school upon graduation. Student must be active in the parish, must have taken English as a second language for at least a year while in OCS and regularly attend faith formation classes at their parish. Academic performance will be taken into consideration as well during the selection process.
Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral Unrestricted for maintenance and capital repairs to Cathedral.
Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral Parish Cathedral General Endowment Unrestricted gifts to this endowment may be utilized with a preference for the creation and/or enhancement of liturgical ministries & faith formation programs; the creation and/or enhancement of social concern programs, and improvements to parish facilities. Restricted gifts will only be accepted upon mutual agreement between the Pastor and donor.
    Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Kinston Donor Designated Fund Provide support for the Faith Formation program of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Kinston by providing funding for 2 staff positions.
Immaculata Catholic School The Kaitlyn M. Lovett Memorial Scholarship Provide scholarship to qualified incoming 4th grader who has financial or physical hardship, and has demonstrated admirable effort and behavior in school, faithfulness, kindness and enthusiasm about lmmaculata Catholic School.
Immaculata Catholic School, Durham Aloysius Endowment In Honor of Mary T. Murray. Provide financial assistance to Catholic parishioner students who have physical mobility needs and financial need as an aid to attend a Catholic education; preference to those attending Immaculata Catholic School.
Immaculata Catholic School, Durham Rita Fitzgerald Scholarship Endowment Provide scholarship funds to students with financial limitations currently enrolled or who have a desire to attend Immaculata Catholic School and who embody her generosity and fortitude.
Immaculata School, Durham Robert A. Citrini Endowment Fund Restricted for Immaculate Conception Church and Catholic School – 2/3 for tutoring of disabled children, 1/3 for scholarships for children with financial need.
Immaculate Conception Church, Clinton Ketelsleger Quasi Endowment Endowment to provide for capital purchases for the parish.
Immaculate Conception Church, Durham Regis B. Lyons Endowment In honor of Mary Catherine Lyons – former 4th grade teacher at St. Michael the Archangel. Restricted for the following 50% to be used for construction and ongoing church maintenance at Immaculate Conception and 50% to be used for Immaculata Catholic School scholarships and new technology.
Infant of Prague, Jacksonville Infant of Prague Catholic School Endowment Fund Endowment provides financial assistance to the students of Infant of Prague Catholic School
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Newton Grove OLO Guadalupe Cemetery Fund provide funding for maintenance of cemetery and parish grounds at Newton Grove.
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Raleigh GWOC – Mary Dowling Memorial Faith Development Endowment Fund for Catechetical Training Unrestricted to fund a Catechetical Institute – will be on-site as well as through distance education. This Catechetical Institute will aid in the efforts to increase Faith Development within the DOR.
Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Raleigh OLO Lourdes School Endowment Unrestricted, with a preference for the creation or enhancement of education, academic, cultural and/or extra-curricular programs; creation or enhancement of programs and services; and improvements to school facilities, allowing the endowment’s governing body to target dollars towards the school’s most pressing needs as those needs change over time.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School, Rocky Mount OLPH School Endowment Founded by Msgr. Peter J. McNerney, this endowment will provide funding for scholarships for students with financial limitations currently enrolled or have a desire to attend OLPH School.
Seminarian Scholarship Program Marie L. & Leonard M. McManus Seminarian Education Fund Restricted for SPP tuition and associated expenses only for one seminarian at a time.
Seminarian Scholarship Program Nell Fletcher DeVane Endowment Reserved for education of those who are entering the priesthood.
Seminarian Training in the Latin Mass Summorum Pontificum Endowment Provide financial assistance for the training of servers and seminarians in assisting in the celebration of the extraordinary form of the Roman Rite.
St. Andrew Church, Apex Ann Graf ECC Memorial Endowment Named after Ann Graf who was a beloved pre-school teacher at St. Andrew – restricted for students enrolled at St Andrew Early Childhood Center with financial need
St. Andrew Church, Apex Mary Ellen & Robert A. Bischoff Garden Endowment Funds are to be used to maintain, upkeep and enhance the premise gardens located at the parish.
St. Ann, Clayton St. Ann Capital Endowment Provide financial assistance for facility needs.
St. Ann, Clayton St. Ann General Endowment Provide financial assistance for general operations.
St. Ann, Clayton St. Ann Catholic Church Clayton Columbarium Perpetual Care Endowment Ongoing support for the perpetual care of the Columbarium.
St. Ann Catholic School, Fayetteville St. Ann School Scholarship Provide scholarship funds to students with financial limitations currently enrolled or who have a desire to attend St. Ann Catholic School in Fayetteville and who embody their work ethic, generosity, and fortitude. Preference will be given to inner-city students.
    St. Ann Catholic School, Fayetteville Stemple Endowment Fund Provide financial support for an Annual Scholarship to one student in financial need and has demonstrated both personal integrity & scholastic achievement. Preference given to a student whose family has multiple children enrolled at St. Ann Catholic School.
    St. Ann Catholic School, Fayetteville Suellen Jackson Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund Provide an Annual Scholarship to the 5th grade student with the highest academic standing at the end of the school year.
St. Anne Church, Edenton Jeanette Dowd Endowment Provide scholarship funds to a high school senior that attends St. Anne Catholic Church in Edenton and attends either the John A Holmes High School or a High School in Chowan County and has been accepted to attend a North Carolina accredited college or university.
St. Anne Church, Edenton St. Anne, Edenton, Endowment Endowment to provide financial assistance to the ministries supported by the Parish.
    St. Anne Church, Edenton St. Anne Memorial Garden Endowment Fund Provide financial support for the gardens of St. Anne Church in Edenton, NC.
    St. Anthony of Padua, Southern Pines St. Anthony of Padua Cemetery Endowment Provide financial support for the St. Anthony of Padua Cemetery.
    St. Anthony of Padua, Southern Pines St. Anthony of Padua Columbarium Endowment Provide financial support for the St. Anthony of Padua Columbarium.
St. Bernadette Schroeder Family Memorial Scholarship Annual scholarship for college-aged student wishing to attend college or trade school and attends St. Bernadette.
St. Brendan the Navigator Church, Shallotte St. Brendan Columbarium Endowment Financial support for the St. Brendan Columbarium.
St. Catherine of Siena School, Wake Forest St. Catherine of Siena School Endowment Parish endowment to provide financial assistance to families that want to send their children to the parish school.
St. Catherine of Siena, Wake Forest St. Catherine of Siena Memorial Garden Endowment Fund Provide financial support for the upkeep, preservation, and beatification of the Memorial Garden.
St. Egbert Church, Morehead City Lefebvre Endowment Used to purchase books or other educational material for St. Egbert Catholic School; monies in honor of Mr. Lefebvre’s 86th Birthday
St. Egbert Church, Morehead City St. Egbert Catholic School Endowment Unrestricted distributions to St. Egbert School for use in its general operating budget.
St. Egbert Church, Morehead City St. Egbert Catholic School Operating Endowment Unrestricted financial assistance to school for use in its operating budget.
St. Egbert, Morehead City St. Egbert School – Pawlak Endowment Provide a financial supplement to salaries of St. Egbert Catholic School teachers and may be used to purchase property in concert with the strategic planning of parish facilities.
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Fayetteville Fr. Corbin Ketchersid Scholarship Mary Neral established the fund; Fr. Ketchersid was a priest of the Raleigh Diocese who believed in attending the needs of those less fortunate. One scholarship awarded, annually, to a Catholic student who attends St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church – need to participate in life of the parish and desires to obtain a college degree in Humanities.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh FNHP Minority Student Assistance Provides financial assistance to minority students based on need; in the form of reduced tuition.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Franciscan School Student Endowment Provides financial assistance to students based on need; in the form of reduced tuition.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh GWOC – Hispanic Ministry Endowment Unrestricted for use within the Hispanic Ministry community as the decision making body deems necessary.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh James E. Mc Sweeney Endowment Testamentary; James McSweeney – used for further education of Roman Catholic priests already ordained within Raleigh Diocese.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Lay Education Fund (St. Francis of Assisi Lay Ministry Education Endowment Fund) Endowment funds will provide funds for ongoing program of training, formation and education for lay ministers.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Martha O’Neil Shiring Memorial Scholarship Endowment Scholarship funds to students with financial need who attend, or wish to attend The Franciscan School.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh St. Francis Columbarium Endowment Created upon erection of the Columbarium; funds to be used for maintenance, landscape, etc., construction of expansions, and ministries related to death and bereavement
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh The David J. McBriar, O.F.M. Chair for Justice and Peace Endowment Rev. David McBriar established this fund to provide leadership for the Parish’s mission of Peace & Justice and enable the parish to develop an on-going program of grants to parishioners or ministries.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh The Mark G. Reamer, O.F.M. Endowment for Franciscan Spirituality and Tradition Named after Fr. Reamer who was a leader within SFA; funds to be restricted to develop an on-going program for spiritual enrichment, faith formation and education -through stories, lectures, and missions.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh The Mark G. Reamer, O.F.M. Endowment for Leadership in Catholic Education In memory of Fr. Mark Reamer for his gifts of leadership and Franciscan spirituality. Funds restricted for use to develop leadership within the youth at SFA with special attention to the Franciscan tradition.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh The Szulik Family Scholarship Endowment Scholarship funds to students with financial need who attend, or wish to attend, The Franciscan School.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Vincent E. and Marie L. Clark Scholarship Endowment Tuition Assistance
    St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh

The Franciscan School Thomas Kenna Memorial Endowment

Provides financial assistance to St. Francis of Assisi students based on need, in the    form of reduced tuition.
    St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Daniel T. Kenna, O.F.M. Endowment  Provide financial aid to the community of St. Francis of Assisi Pre-School in the form of reduced tuition.
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Arlene J. Straight Endowment  Provide financial support to students of St. Francis of Assisi Pre-School who are disadvantaged.
   St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Raleigh Nancy Bourke Scholarship Endowment Provide financial support for St. Francis of Assisi Pre-School as a source of funding for tuition assistance for families with financial need.
St. Joseph, Burgaw St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery, Burgaw Financial support to the Cemetery maintenance.
St. Mark Church, Wilmington Bill & Gloria Ogden Family Endowment Endowment to provide funding for tuition assistance for students attending parish school.
St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Raleigh St. Luke the Evangelist Parish Endowment Used for the general operating, ministerial or maintenance purposes of St. Luke the Evangelist Parish.
    St. Luke the Evangelist Parish, Raleigh St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church Columbarium Endowment Provide financial support for St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church Columbarium.
St. Mark Church, Wilmington Fahey Scholarship Fund Financial Scholarship to those who wish to attend St. Mark Catholic School but require financial assistance.
St. Mark Church, Wilmington St. Mark Parish & School Endowment Parish endowment to support various programs/funds at Parish and School.
    St. Mary Catholic Church, Goldsboro St. Mary Catholic Church (Goldsboro) Columbarium Endowment

Provide financial support to the St. Mary Catholic Church (Goldsboro) Columbarium.

    St. Mary Catholic School, Goldsboro St. Mary Catholic School Endowment Fund

Provide financial support for general support of the St. Mary Catholic School, Goldsboro.

St. Mary Church, Laurinburg Covington Family Endowment Endowment to provide the parish with funding for projects related to apostolic works for the poor.
St. Mary Magdalene School, Apex St. Mary Magdalene School Endowment Endowment was set up to provide funding for the school’s most pressing needs.
St. Matthew Cemetery Trust St. Matthew, Durham Provide long-term care for St. Matthew Cemetery.
St. Michael the Archangel, Cary Queen of Angels Endowment Unrestricted for use within the St. Michael the Archangel Catholic School operating budget for long-term growth objectives of school.
St. Michael the Archangel, Cary St. Michael Columbarium Endowment Provide financial for St. Michael the Archangel Parish of Cary Columbarium.
St. Patrick Church, Fayetteville St. Patrick Church Endowment Fund was established to provide religious education of youth and adult parishioners; community outreach, just wages for employees and capital improvements.
St. Patrick School, Fayetteville St. Patrick School Endowment Fund was established to provide need-based scholarships; just wages for teachers, administrators and support staff and capital improvements.
St. Paul Church, New Bern Dunn Endowment Testamentary fund created by Last Will and Testament. Annual scholarship awarded to one (1) St. Paul Parochial School student who has financial need, personal integrity and scholastic achievement. Shall be used towards tuition, books and other costs associated with attending St. Paul’s.
St. Paul Church, New Bern St. Paul Education Center Endowment Endowment was established to provide sustainable and ongoing funding for Catholic education.
St. Peter Parish, Greenville St. Peter’s Catholic School Endowment Annual disbursements from the fund may be used towards education expenses to include expansion of academic programs, competitive teacher salaries, teacher grants, facilities maintenance/expansion and scholarships to needy students.
    St. Peter Parish, Greenville St. Peter Catholic Church Columbarium Endowment Provide financial support for the St. Peter Catholic Church Columbarium.
St. Raphael Church Anne & Frank Selgrade Scholarship Endowment Funds will be used for scholarships for needy, deserving students to attend St. Raphael’s school.
St. Raphael Church St. Raphael ECC Endowment The funds will be used to provide tuition assistance and general support to the St. Raphael Early Childhood Center.
St. Raphael Church St. Raphael the Archangel Support Endowment Restricted to provide general support to St. Raphael and maintenance of its columbarium
St. Raphael Church Susan A. Hoying Memorial Endowment Mrs. Hoying was a beloved teacher for 21yrs at St. Raphael; fund set up by her family. Funds to be used for students with, temporary, financial need due to loss of employment, illness, bills, etc.
St. Raphael school Jesuit Community of Eastern NC Scholarship Restricted for needy and deserving Hispanic students who wish to attend St. Raphael Catholic School
St. Thomas More St. Thomas More Church Endowment Unrestricted gifts to this endowment may be utilized with a preference for the creation and/or enhancement of liturgical ministries & faith formation programs; the creation and/or enhancement of social concern programs, and improvements to parish facilities. Restricted gifts will only be accepted upon mutual agreement between the Pastor and donor.
St. Thomas More St. Thomas More School Endowment Restricted and Unrestricted to sub-funds. *General Sub-fund; facilities/resources, *Grassroots sub-fund; financial support of teachers, and *Jubilee Sub-fund; defray tuition expenses for those in need
    St. Thomas More  St. Thomas More Columbarium Endowment  Provide financial support for the St. Thomas More Columbaria.
UNC Newman Center, Chapel Hill Dave Whittington Endowment To recognize Dave Whittington’s gifts to the UNC-CH Student Center Parish. The endowment is established for the purpose of education and developing faithful and spiritual Catholic church, business, educational and community leaders by providing funding for expenses for lecturers who will speak on faith development and spirituality.