The Catholic Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania is an independent, charitable organization designed to manage assets, generate perpetual income, and
provide financial stability for Catholic parishes, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill Counties.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity and a separate legal entity from the Diocese of Allentown. The Foundation is not an office of the Diocese or under the jurisdiction or control of the Bishop of Allentown.