Grants

Our Grantmaking in 2018

  • Young Children Affected by HIV and AIDS

  • Multiple Sclerosis

  • Safe Water

  • Avoidable Blindness

  • Homelessness

  • Catholic Sisters

  • Substance Use Prevention

  • Foster Youth

  • Disaster Relief & Recovery

  • Other

  • Catholic Education

  • Hospitality

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. Leadership Conference of Women Religious

    $780,000 through November 2019

    to provide support for the expansion of the Leadership Pathways program to include a focus on the dramatic transitions and transformations that are facing religious life today. http://www.lcwr.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2016
  2. Catholic Volunteer Network

    $1,700,000 through November 2019

    to expand the work of the Catholic Volunteer Network's "From Service to Sisterhood" initiative, a program that connects congregations of sisters with lay-women volunteers. www.catholicvolunteernetwork.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2016
  3. Alverno College

    $2,750,000 through August 2019

    to expand and deepen National Catholic Sisters Project (formerly known as National Catholic Sisters Week) to include three additional Catholic colleges and universities located in California, Texas and Wisconsin. http://www.alverno.edu/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2016
  4. Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

    $240,000 through June 2019

    to support research that advances our understanding of Catholic sisters. http://cara.georgetown.edu/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2016
  5. Medicines for Humanity

    $250,000 through December 2018

    to build the capacity of 11 congregations of Catholic Sisters in Haiti to implement effective training programs for traditional birth attendants. www.medicinesforhumanity.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2016
  6. LifeNet International

    $900,000 through December 2019

    to build the capacity of Catholic sisters to operate in 22 community health centers in Uganda. www.lninternational.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2016
  7. School Sisters of Notre Dame

    $225,000 through May 2017

    to support the development of a strategic plan to strengthen advocacy efforts of religious congregations at the United Nations. http://www.ssnd.org/

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  8. Healey International Relief Foundation Inc.

    $525,000 through May 2019

    to support the education and professional development of Catholic sisters in Sierra Leone to administer a pharmaceutical social enterprise. www.hirf.net

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2016
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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