Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, DC chooses Engiven cryptocurrency donation platform


Embraces new asset class to increase engagement and advance its mission

SAN DIEGO, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — To Tuesday, August 2, 2022Engiven, a leading cryptocurrency donation services company, announced that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C has chosen the Engiven cryptocurrency fundraising platform for its next generation of fundraising efforts. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of WashingtonDC will use the Engiven platform to grow its services and increase its digital stewardship initiatives by accepting cryptocurrency donations.

“The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C seeks to use technology to engage parishioners in new and exciting ways and make it easier for believers to fulfill the church’s mission of spreading the light of the gospel Jesus Christ into the world,” said Joseph Gilmer, Executive Director of Development. “Engiven helps us fulfill the church’s mission by providing an advanced yet easy-to-use cryptocurrency donation platform with the flexibility for believers to support more than 300 parishes, schools and ministries in the greater area Washington, D.C Region.”

By Engiven, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C Initiative to support the parish is now offering an exciting new way for believers to support the Church: secure cryptocurrency donations with ease. Engiven’s platform gives the church the flexibility to provide crypto fundraising sites with a menu of services, as well as sites specific to programs like this Initiative to support the parish.

Since March 2020the Initiative to support the parish has helped more than 10,000 parishioners support local communities online directly and raised more than $1.1 million for the Community food security programme. The initiative provides direct grants to parish pantries and hot meal programs. It also provides access to the Needy Parish Fund, a program that provides grants for community emergencies. In the summer of 2022, the community support initiative expanded to include community grants for local environmental and ecological “care creation” programs and life-affirming community support programs.

“The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C serves the geographic nerve center of our country and performs critical services for the mental and physical well-being of its citizens,” he said Jacob Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of Engiven. “The Engiven platform was built to enable enterprise-wide crypto donation solutions for just this type of implementation, and we’re excited to support their efforts in service as they grow and engage with their community.”

Engiven’s proprietary technologies equip government departments and non-profit organizations to securely accept and liquidate cryptocurrency donations while eliminating the complexity and risk associated with cryptocurrency transactions. Engiven offers a highly secure, fully automated, end-to-end donation solution where crypto donations are verified on the blockchain, exchanged for USD and the donor immediately receives a gift receipt.

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About Engiven

Founded in 2018, Engiven is a leading provider of cryptocurrency fundraising services for nonprofit and religious organizations. The Engiven platform offers a highly automated crypto donation solution that includes blockchain monitoring, auto exchanges, gift receipts, bank deposits, IRS tax form generation, custody options and a full suite of developer APIs. Engiven Inc. has achieved SOC 2 Type 1 compliance under the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards for SOC for Service Organizations, also known as SSAE 18. For more information about Engiven, visit

About the Roman Catholic Archdiocese Washington, D.C

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C is home to more than 655,000 Catholics, 139 parishes and 90 Catholic schools Washington, D.Cand five Maryland counties: Kalvert, Karl, Montgomery, Prince Georges and St. Mary. To learn how to give to that Initiative to support the parish with cryptocurrency can be found at To learn more about the living ministries of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C Visit

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