Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, DC Selects Engiven Cryptocurrency Donation Platform

Adopts a new asset class to increase engagement and pursue its mission

SAN DIEGO, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About Tuesday, August 2, 2022Engiven, a leading cryptocurrency donation service company, announced the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of washington d.c. has selected cryptocurrency donation platform Engiven for its next generation of fundraising efforts. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of WashingtonDC will leverage the Engiven platform to grow its ministries and increase its digital stewardship initiatives through the acceptance of cryptocurrency donations.

“The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of washington d.c. seeks to leverage technology to engage parishioners in new and exciting ways, making it easier for the faithful to fulfill the Church’s mission to spread the light of the gospel from jesus christ in the world,” said Joseph Gilmer, Executive Director of Development. “Engiven helps us fulfill the mission of the Church by providing an advanced, yet easy-to-use cryptocurrency donation platform with the flexibility for congregants to support over 300 parishes, schools, and ministries across the greater washington d.c. Region.”

Thanks to Engiven, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. Parish Support Initiative now offers an exciting new way for worshipers to support the Church: easily secure cryptocurrency donations. Engiven’s platform offers the Church the flexibility to provide crypto donation pages with a menu of ministries, as well as program-specific pages like the Parish Support Initiative.

Since March 2020the Parish Support Initiative helped over 10,000 parishioners provide direct support to local parishes online and raised over $1.1 million for the community food security program. The initiative provides direct grants to parish food pantries and hot meal programs. It also provides access to the Needy Parish Fund, a program that provides grants for parish emergencies. In the summer of 2022, the Parish Support Initiative expanded to include parish 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, providing services essential to the spiritual and physical well-being of its citizens,” said James Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of Engiven. “The Engiven platform was designed to enable enterprise-scale crypto-distribution solutions for this exact type of implementation and we are excited to support their ministry’s efforts as they grow. and engage with their community.”

Engiven’s proprietary technologies enable government departments and nonprofits to securely accept and liquidate cryptocurrency donations while eliminating the complexity and risk associated with cryptocurrency transactions. Engiven provides a highly secure and 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 donation services to nonprofits and faith-based organizations. The Engiven platform provides a highly automated crypto donation solution that includes blockchain monitoring, auto-exchanges, gift receipts, bank deposits, IRS tax form creation, custody options and a suite full of developer APIs. Engiven Inc. has achieved SOC 2 Type 1 compliance in accordance with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards for SOC for service organizations, also known as SSAE 18. For more information on Engiven, visit

About the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of washington d.c.

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of washington d.c. home to over 655,000 Catholics, 139 parishes and 90 Catholic schools, located in washington d.c.and five Maryland counties: Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George and Sainte Marie. To learn to give Parish Support Initiative with cryptocurrency, visit To learn more about the dynamic ministries of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of washington d.c. visit

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