The Filipino-American Endowment Fund was established in 2007 as a legacy to the Filipino heritage in the Diocese of El Paso. Annual contributions support vocations and priests in their retirement. Proceeds from the annual Simbang Gabi, a Filipino Christmas tradition, benefit the Filipino-American Endowment Fund.
September 16, 2022Catholic Foundation Welcomes the Rubio Pinaroc Fund for the Filipino-American Endowment Fund
The Catholic Foundation is honored to welcome the Rubio Pinaroc Fund for the Filipino-American Endowment Fund, established in 2007.Read more
June 08, 2022Catholic Foundation Welcomes New Named Fund to the Filipino-American Endowment Fund
The Catholic Foundation is honored to welcome the Jomel A. Francisco Fund for the Filipino-American Endowment Fund. The fund provides annual support for retired priests and vocations.Read more
April 30, 2022Luis and Teena Mendiola Fund Established for Filipino-American Endowment Fund
The Catholic Foundation is honored to welcome the Luis and Teena Mendiola Fund to the Catholic Legacy Fund. The couple established the fund in honor of their 25th wedding anniversary.Read more
Endowed funds provide a vehicle through which individuals make outright or planned gifts that will have an everlasting impact on the ministry/parish/school. In time the income generated by the gift will far exceed the original donation.
As a result, endowed funds provide a perpetual, supplemental source of income for such things as the enhancement of programs and ministries, facilities maintenance, scholarships and seminary assistance, priest retirement, etc. Learn more about endowed funds.
In addition to online donations, there are a variety of ways you can donate to support this fund.
To donate by phone, please call:
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To mail your donation:
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Monthly giving is a powerful way to provide sustainable, long-term support. As little as $20 (66 cents a day) can make a difference for the people helped by the parishes, schools, ministries, and charities in the Diocese of El Paso.
Creating a bequest in your will for the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of El Paso is a powerful statement in your legacy, and costs you nothing today.
Donors may create a Named Fund benefiting the endowed fund of their choice with a gift or pledge of $10,000 or more over a five-year period. If you're interested in creating a legacy in honor or memory of a loved one, contact us online or call (915) 872-8412.