As sponsors, we publicly identify with, exert appropriate influence on, and provide various levels of support to these ministries. In so doing, we fulfill our responsibility of stewardship for our heritage, mission, and resources.
Sr. Theresa Kevin Donahue discovered a special attraction to the Franciscans. “What attracted me to the Franciscans was that the sisters were very playful and yet also showed compassion, humility, gentleness, and patience. I experienced a joyful spirit in the Franciscans,” she explained.
All those who wish to apply for a grant must complete a one-page screening form.
To request a screening form, please complete the following form.
(Nicaragua) WASLALA: Water Filters in Truck
Maximum amount given for a single program/project is $5,000.
Grants for salaries or operational expenses are not funded unless they are from outside the United States.
Only one grant application per year, per organization will be reviewed.
Grant applications must be accompanied by proof of tax-exempt status.
Overseas applicants: Before the process can begin, a specific type of fiscal agent must be approved (explanation of type will be given when initial request is made).
Due to limited funding capacity, normally an organization will be funded for one time.
When a request to apply for a Social Justice Fund grant is approved, a cycle is assigned to the organization. The cycle will designate whether it is for spring or fall and the cycle year. Memoranda and forms will indicate the due date of materials.
One year after receiving a grant, an organization is required to submit a form that the social justice fund will supply.
Grand Family Resource Center workshop
focusing on child custody, wills, and power