Grants – Impacting Our Community

Supporting What is Important to You

 

Annually, the Catholic Foundation offers a competitive granting process that makes awards from our field of interest granting funds. Anyone can support these funds to benefit their communities today and for future generations. As a community foundation, we strive to make the granting process as open and clear as possible and empowering local parishes, schools, and ministries making the most impact in our neighborhoods.

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98
Grants
Distributed

93
Grant
Recipients

$320,250
Total Grants
Distributed


Be inspired by our 2020 grant recipients: 

Past Grant Recipients  

2020 Grantees

Empowering Social Outreach 

  • Camp Sancta Maria, High Ropes Adventure Course Zip Line — $2,500 
  • Carinal Mooney Catholic High School, Cardinal Mooney Outreach — $1,500 
  • Christ the King Service Corps, Essential Young Adults — $5,000 
  • Felician Children’s Center, Supporting Families during COVID-19 — $2,500 
  • Gianna House, TPHP — $5,000 
  • Guest House Inc., Return to Work for Recovering Priests — $5,000
  • International Samaritan, Service Immersion Scholarship Program — $2,500 
  • Ladies of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Oakland County, LOC Warehouse — $5,000 
  • Life Remodeled, Durfee Innovation Society Operations — $5,000
  • Livingston County Catholic Charities, Christmas Blessing Project — $3,000 
  • Mary’s Mantle, Remote Programming — $2,000 
  • Pope Francis Center, Nutrition Program — $5,000 
  • Province of St. Joseph of the Capuchin Order, Capuchin Soup Kitchen — $5,000 
  • Racquet Up Detroit, Academic Recovery & Support Program — $2,500 
  • Selah’s Center of Hope, Hope House — $2,500 
  • Siena Literacy Center, Technical Update — $3,000 
  • St. Clare of Montefalco, Unity in Diversity — $10,000 
  • St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Leaders in Motion/Leaders on Mission — $5,000 
  • Holy Trinity Parish, “Women’s Circle of Support” – Strangers No Longer —  $5,000 
  • The Lennon Center, Maternal Help — $5,000 
  • The Servants of Jesus of The Divine Mercy, Women of Jesus’ Merciful Passion Formation & Development — $2,500 
  • Trinity Vicariate – Detroit, Men for Others — $5,000

Building Vibrant Parish Life 

  • Most Holy Redeemer Parish, “Del Dolor a la Gracia” Ministry  — $5,000 
  • St. Aloysius Church, Parish Engagement and Outreach — $2,500 
  • St. Augustine/St. Monica Church, St. Augustine/St. Monica Distanced Evangelization — $5,000 
  • St. Gabriel Parish, Flor y Canto Project — $5,000 
  • St. Lucy Church, Fanning the Flame — $500 

Fostering Catholic Education and Formation  

  • Cathedral Choir Academy of Detroit, Cathedral Choir Academy of Detroit — $5,000 
  • Catholic Youth Organization, CYO Missionary Discipleship Experience — $2,500 
  • Detroit Cristo Rey High School, Work Study Program — $2,500 
  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Building Great Souled Persons — $2,500 
  • La Casa Guadalupana, La Casa Guadalupana — $2,500 
  • Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish School, Building Disciples at OLGC Parish School — $1,000 

2019 Grantees

2018 Grantees

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