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. Support Our Aging Religious, Inc.

    $250,000 through July 2017

    to provide capacity building support for the organization to increase the effectiveness of serving aging religious across the United States. www.soar-usa.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2014
  2. University of Southern California

    $2,500,000 through June 2018

    to design and implement a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Plan to assess the effectiveness of the Catholic Sisters Strategic Initiative and grantmaking activities. http://www.usc.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: March 2014
  3. Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate

    $150,000 through November 2016

    to support research on Catholic Sisters in the United States. http://cara.georgetown.edu/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013
  4. National Religious Vocation Conference

    $2,550,000 through November 2016

    to create a Fund for the Future of Religious Life to address student debt and other barriers for young people interested in entering religious life. http://www.nrvc.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013
  5. Catholic Volunteer Network

    $1,700,000 through November 2016

    to increase the number of sisters by increasing the number of women who volunteer with sisters. www.catholicvolunteernetwork.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013
  6. National Religious Retirement Office

    $2,500,000 through June 2018

    to provide targeted financial and consultative support to help congregations reduce their retirement-funding shortfalls, as well as to assist in the overall care of their retired sisters. www.retiredreligious.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: November 2013
  7. Catholic Relief Services

    $3,500,000 through October 2017

    to strengthen the efforts of Catholic sisters in Kenya, Malawi, and Zambia to address the holistic developmental needs of young children affected by HIV and AIDS, enabling the children that they reach to realize their full potential. www.crs.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: November 2013
  8. National Catholic Reporter Publishing Company

    $2,300,000 through August 2016

    to develop an international network of editors and reporters to write about Catholic Sisters and to enhance NCRonline.org so that information about Sisters can be shared with a broader audience. http://www.ncronline.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2013
  9. A Nun's Life Ministry

    $525,000 through August 2015

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

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2013
  10. Marywood University

    $3,850,000 through June 2017

    to support the Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) Initiative of the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC). http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: August 2013
  11. Leadership Conference of Women Religious

    $500,000 through August 2016

    to support the Leadership Pathways Program. http://www.lcwr.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2013
  12. St. Catherine University

    $3,300,000 through August 2016

    to design, develop, and implement National Catholic Sisters Week in conjunction with Women's History Month, to heighten awareness of the contributions of women religious in the United States, thereby, increasing vocations. www.stkate.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: August 2013
  13. Marywood University

    $4,500,000 through February 2016

    to implement Phase III of the Sisters Leadership Development Initiative. http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: May 2013
  14. Catholic Church Extension Society of USA

    $3,000,000 through December 2016

    to implement the US-Latin America Sisters Exchange Program Phase I. www.catholicextension.org

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2013
  15. Ministry Leadership Center

    $1,000,000 through July 2015

    to disseminate best practices regarding the formation of lay leaders to carry on the mission of the Sisters of the sponsoring Congregations in their ministries, based on experience in the health care sector. www.ministryleadership.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2013
  16. Marywood University

    $980,000 through February 2014

    to bridge the transition between Phase II and Phase III of the Sister Leadership Development Initiative. http://www.marywood.edu

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: February 2013
  17. Indiana University

    $1,900,000 through December 2015

    to develop a fundraising and development training program for Catholic Sisters at the Center on Philanthropy. www.iu.edu

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: December 2012
  18. Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters

    $5,000,000 through June 2014

    to augment the grant budget of the Fund for Sisters over the next two years. www.hiltonfundforsisters.org

    Catholic Sisters International Awarded: December 2012
  19. National Religious Vocation Conference

    $650,000 through June 2013

    to build organizational capacity to implement the Moving Forward in Hope National Vocation Plan and to support key programs. http://www.nrvc.net

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: May 2012
  20. The North American Foundation for the University of Durham, Inc.

    $200,000 through July 2015

    To support research on Sisters' religious institutes directed by the Center for Catholic Studies at Durham University. www.dur.ac.uk/nafud/

    Catholic Sisters USA Awarded: February 2012