Over the summer, the Catholic Foundation distributed 42 grant requests for the 2016-17 Grant Cycle and provide assistance to all corners of our vast and diverse Diocese. In all, the Catholic Foundation awarded $106,700 in grants: $12,000 to fund Catholic school education and $94,700 to a wide range of catechetical programs and a variety of parish needs in the areas of faith formation and worship. These grants will make a direct and immediate impact on parishes, missions and other Catholic organizations which will be able to provide such things as:
• New Religious Education Materials
• Campus Ministry
• Audio-Visual Equipment
• Altar Supplies
• Vacation Bible School Opportunities
• Youth Conference Participation
• High School Newman Club Activities
• Adult Faith Formation Support
• Parish and Formation Retreats
In addition to providing Parish, Mission and Program assistance, the Catholic Foundation awarded $21,500 in Humanitarian Grants. These grants were made possible by the Msgr. Delaney Humanitarian Fund. Please visit this link for a full listing of grants.
Thank you to our donors! It is through the generosity of our donors that the Catholic Foundation can continue to support those who seek to strengthen and enrich their faith.