Parish Religious Education Program (PREP)

In keeping with our mission of supporting Catholic education in Central Washington and using funds raised at the Celebration of Faith Event, the Central Washington Catholic Foundation is providing grants to assist parishes with their religious education programs.

Parishes of the Diocese of Yakima are eligible to apply for funding  (maximum $750) to help send RE coordinators to the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, held in February or March each year. Deadline: February 1

Parishes of the Diocese of Yakima are eligible to apply for funding for various needs of their RE/RCIA programs that they would not otherwise be able to fulfill.
Application Period: February 1 - May 1

Parishes of the Diocese of Yakima are eligible to apply for $500 stipends for volunteer RE Coordinators with a required $500 match.  Deadline: May 1

The CWCF Grants Committee reviews all applications and determines recipients and amounts.  Decisions of the committee are final.

2016 PREP grants were awarded to the following parishes:

Sacred Heart Parish - Prosser, WA

St. Peter Claver Parish - Wapato, WA

Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish - Granger, WA

St. Joseph Parish - Yakima, WA

Holy Family Parish - Yakima, WA

St. Frances X Cabrini Parish - Benton City, WA

St. Joseph Parish - Kennewick, WA

Holy Spirit Parish - Kennewick, WA

OLF Parish - Moses Lake, WA

Blessed Sacrament Parish - Grandview, WA

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish - Selah, WA

Christ the King Parish - Richland, WA

St. Rose of Lima Parish - Ephrata, WA

Holy Spirit Parish - Kennewick, WA

St. Mary Parish - White Swan, WA

St. Andrew Parish - Ellensburg, WA

OL of the Snows/St Francis Xavier Parish - Leavenworth, WA

St. Joseph Parish - Sunnyside, WA

St. John Parish - Cle Elum, WA

2014 Parish Religious Education Program

St. Andrew's Parish - Ellensburg, WA