Living the Promise Grants
The Catholic Foundation was established August 17, 2000, to provide a solid financial future for the advancement of the ministries offered through the diocese and for other religious, charitable and educational purposes. A Board of Directors administers the Foundation. The existing endowments have been established with the initial seed money from Bishop Kinney’s Living the Promise capital campaign held 2000-2002.
CATHOLIC FAITH FORMATION PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH
Grants will be made to provide quality faith formation programs for all of our parish young people. Grants will assist parishes in developing innovative and attractive faith formation programs for youth.
CATHOLIC FAITH FORMATION PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS
Grants will be made to help parishes provide effective programs for adult faith formation including religious and lay faith formation teachers, catechists, youth ministers, parish outreach volunteers and our lay faithful.
Grants will be made to enhance the faith formation and educational programs of the Catholic school. Grants will assist Catholic schools in developing innovative and attractive faith formation and educational programs. Foundation funds available to Catholic schools will be issued according to the following percentages:
50% based on the grant application process (1 grant application per school)
50% as a direct distribution* based on school population