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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Grants given by The Catholic Foundation come from two distinct sources.
Each year The Catholic Foundation awards grants to the parishes, schools, and select social service agencies within the 23-county Diocese of Columbus, Ohio. The Catholic Foundation supports its responsive grant process with two separate sources of funding. The Challenge in Changing Times and the Focus Grants provide funding through two separate cycles held in the spring and the fall.