office of development

    The Office of Development assists parishes and the diocese in implementing programs that encourage and teach parishioners about faithful stewardship.

    Catholic Diocese of Arlington

    development Programs

    The Bishop’s Lenten Appeal (BLA)
    Lenten Appeal teaches parishioners about the programs, offices and ministries of the Diocese of Arlington. These works of the diocese allow the mission of our Church to be carried out in Northern Virginia. In supporting the BLA, our parishioners provide meaningful financial support that strengthens programs and ministries.

    Diocese of Arlington Scholarship Foundation

    According to Virginia’s new Education Improvement Scholarships Tax Credits program, donations to approved foundations will provide scholarships for low-income new students at non-public schools. 

    Find other ways to give, which include stock gifts and corporate giving.

    Catholic Heritage Circle Newsletter

    Inspiring the faithful of our diocese to preserve the past, honor the present and secure the future. Click here to view the latest issue of the Catholic Heritage Circle Newsletter. Other editions available to view are Spring 2013, Fall 2013, and Spring 2014.


    The Foundation receives and stewards charitable gifts in support of the spiritual, educational and social service needs of families and individuals by helping provide for the long-term financial stability of parishes, schools, diocesan ministries and more.


    We are happy to provide assistance. Please click here for contact information.