Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2017

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Foster Youth

  • Homelessness

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Safe Water

  • Catholic Education

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Hospitality

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Other

This total represents grant payment activity during the selected fiscal year. However, approximately 90% of the money awarded in our priority program areas is part of multi-year commitments, so a grant may appear in multiple years of activity. The list below provides additional information about specific projects approved and/or paid during the fiscal year selected, including the project start date and the length of our commitment.

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  1. Marywood University

    $15,300,000 through June 2020

    to expand the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) Initiative through which 858 sisters in ten countries will receive support to acquire higher education credentials, both through online distance learning and onsite in Africa, through 23 partners http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  2. Sisters of St. Francis

    $45,000 through June 2017

    to produce a book of contemporary scholarship and reflection addressing the concerns of next-generation Catholic sisters from an intercultural and interdisciplinary perspective. http://www.osfdbq.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2016
  3. Oblate School of Theology

    $340,000 through June 2019

    to build capacity of Mission Project Service, which helps sisters globally to attract and steward resources required to advance their ministries. www.ost.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2016
  4. Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    $500,000 through March 2018

    to pilot a grassroots leadership training program for Catholic sisters to implement three of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in five countries across two continents. http://www.dubuquepresentations.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2016
  5. Communicators for Women Religious

    $1,500,000 through December 2018

    to implement a strategic plan to strengthen the capacity of the organization so that it serves as a communications hub and primary media source related to Catholic Sisters' mission and image. http://c4wr.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  6. Vocations Ireland

    $290,000 through December 2018

    to build organizational capacity and support key programs to nurture vocations to consecrated religious life among women in Ireland. http://vocationsireland.com

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  7. Our Savior Parish and USC Caruso Catholic Center

    $500,000 through July 2018

    to pilot a model of campus ministry emphasizing engagement with Catholic sisters on two college campuses, USC and UCLA. http://catholictrojan.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2015
  8. The North American Foundation for the University of Durham, Inc.

    $985,000 through May 2019

    to support continued research into the elements contributing to the vitality of religious life in congregations of Catholic sisters in the UK, Ireland and East Africa. www.dur.ac.uk/nafud/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2015
  9. Catholic Church Extension Society of USA

    $2,000,000 through December 2018

    to support Phase II of the United States-Latin America Sisters Exchange Program. www.catholicextension.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  10. Association of Consecrated Women in Eastern and Central Africa

    $300,000 through December 2018

    to strengthen ACWECA's capacity in order to increase its impact on the leadership of sisters across nine countries in Africa. http://www.acwecainternatioinal.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2015
  11. Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit

    $390,000 through December 2018

    to develop a manual to support the use of the Life Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious (LSSAWR) and to translate the instrument and manual into Spanish. http://www.duq.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2015
  12. Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

    $300,000 through August 2017

    to support the Generative Spirit program of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative to build the intergenerational capacity among women religious. http://socfcleveland.org/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  13. Catholic Health Association of India

    $875,000 through September 2018

    to engage 45 congregations working in health care across India as part of a strategic planning process; operationalize a "hub and spoke" referral model in nine states; and train 230 sister nurses as "Community Health Activists." http://www.chai-india.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2015
  14. Society for the Propagation of the Faith

    $450,000 through August 2017

    to support two initiatives of the Pontifical Mission Societies: 1) to help launch the Missio digital fundraising platform; and 2) to pilot an Agri-MBA program in two African countries (Kenya, Uganda) enrolling 20 sisters. www.propfaith.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  15. A Nun's Life Ministry

    $900,000 through December 2018

    to continue to expand A Nun's Life's social media engagement with young women, and to advance the capacity of sisters and other advocates of religious life to use social networking in support of vocations to religious life. www.anunslife.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  16. Laboure Society

    $2,000,000 through December 2016

    to help men and women aspiring to a vocation to consecrated religious life or the priesthood to gain the skills to raise funds necessary to resolve education loan debt. http://www.labouresociety.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2015
  17. Marywood University

    $8,500,000 through February 2019

    to implement Phase IV of the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative through which over 3,400 sisters serving in ten African countries will have opportunities to develop core competencies in the areas of technology, management, and mentoring. http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2015
  18. University of Southern California

    $105,000 through May 2016

    to provide planning and logistical support for the Catholic Sisters Initiative convening in November 2015. http://www.usc.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2015
  19. Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet

    $830,000 through June 2019

    to help the US Federation of the Sisters of St. Joseph develop and pilot a program to help congregations cultivate more welcoming and hospitable environments for new sisters and candidates to religious life from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. http://www.csjalbany.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2015
  20. Zambia Association of Sisterhoods

    $375,000 through May 2018

    to build organizational capacity through the implementation of a strategic plan and to develop a "trainer of trainers" program that enables sisters to advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals more effectively. http://www.asec-sldi.net/zam0021/aboutus.html

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2015