• 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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Focus Grant Applications Now Open

Applications for 2015 Focus Grants are now open for parishes, schools and invited social service agencies. Click here to apply now. All applications are due by noon on Friday, October 3, 2014.

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.

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