• The Challenge In Changing Times

    In 2000, The Challenge in Changing Times Campaign received support from every parish in the 23 counties of the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio. Nearly 28,000 families contributed to the campaign, raising $42 million on its $30 million goal.

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  • Focus Grants

    The tradition of unrestricted grant-making by The Catholic Foundation began in 1989 with an anonymous donor who wanted to help parishes with extraordinary maintenance needs.

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Announcing Youth Ministry Grant Opportunity

The Youth Ministry Grants were formed in response to the desire from parishes in the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio who want to have access to youth ministry programs. In partnership with the Diocesan Office of Youth & Young Adult Ministry, limited funding through The Catholic Foundation is available to support a new or expanded program. The YM Grants have a primary focus on engaging middle through high school-age youth at the parish level and encouraging their continued faith formation. 

The application for Youth Ministry Grants is now closed. Stay tuned for more information on the awards!

Contact Amy Parker, Vice President Grants & Diocesan Partnerships, for additional information or questions at 614-443-8893 or aparker@catholic-foundation.org.