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.

  1. Helen Keller International

    $5,975,000 through February 2020

    for the elimination of trachoma in Mali and Niger. http://www.hki.org/

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: November 2016
  2. The Carter Center

    $5,100,000 through February 2020

    for the elimination of trachoma in Mali and Niger. www.cartercenter.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: November 2016
  3. Sightsavers Inc.

    $650,000 through February 2020

    for the elimination of trachoma in Mali. www.sightsaversusa.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: November 2016
  4. Sightsavers Inc.

    $160,000 through February 2017

    to support Sightsavers' activities to assist Mali achieve elimination of trachoma. www.sightsaversusa.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: April 2016
  5. Sightsavers Inc.

    $1,000,000 through May 2019

    to support expansion of eye health service awareness and utilization in the Morogoro region of Tanzania. www.sightsaversusa.org

    Avoidable Blindness International Awarded: March 2016