Singing bowl and focus exercise

Established in 1981 as an outgrowth of the 125th anniversary celebration of the foundation of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, this fund continues to award grants to organizations that address the basic causes of injustice and promote self-help and empowerment.


  • Enables the Sisters of St. Francis to share their resources and live out their commitment to those who are poor, oppressed, and marginalized in our society.
  • Used for programs/projects that promote social justice at local, national, or international levels.