Director, Foundations in Faith


The Diocese of Bridgeport is pleased to announce that Foundations in Faith is growing both the board of trustees and its staff. With the new year, Foundations in Faith has hired Kelly Weldon as the assistant to the chairperson. Foundations in Faith, the successor to Faith in the Future, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 created to assist the Diocese of Bridgeport’s ongoing mission to support, transform and enhance its varied pastoral ministries. The Foundation awards grants and distributions to support programs in religious education, evangelization, support for priests and deacons, seminarians and special needs ministries.

Kelly will be coordinating the grant process for the John Paul II funds to support faith formation as well as managing the award process for other pastoral initiatives. Kelly graduated from The Catholic University of America and holds a degree in social work. She has over a decade of experience working with foundations and three decades experience working with area non-profits. Kelly and her husband Chris live in Wilton and attend Our Lady of Fatima Church. They have three grown children.