2012 Donation Recipients

In 2012, we received and reviewed 193 applications for funds totaling $6,331,391. We approved, in whole or in part, 100 applications (52%) and awarded gifts totaling $1,904,213. Our average gift is $19,042.


Project Description

All Saints Catholic Newman Center

Recruit nationally recognized theological speakers

Aquinas College

Create “on-line” Catechist Formation Program

Archdiocese of Atlanta

Eucharistic Congress and Clergy Seminar

Archdiocese of Baltimore

Evangelizing the deaf

Archdiocese of Boston

Support Adult Faith Formation seminars

Archdiocese of Denver

Living Catholic Faith Conference

Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Adult attendance at Theology of the Body Institute

Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Young Adult programs

Archdiocese of New Orleans – Catholic Charities

Catholic social teachings educational program

Archdiocese of Philadelphia

Seminars concerning end-of-life issues

Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Theological training

Assumption College

Catholic approach to teaching secular subjects

Augustine Institute

Development of resources for adult formation programs

Ave Maria University

genuine.feminine Conference

Avila University

Support organization dedicated to helping the poor

Bethlehem Farm, Inc.

Service Week programs

Carmelite Sisters of Most Sacred Heart of LA

Support Youth, Young Adult and Family conferences

Catholic Campus Ministry

Support 2013 National Convention

Catholic Distance University

Religious Freedom seminar

Catholic Family & Child Services

 “Maternity Toolkit” for use in parishes

Catholic Family & Human Rights Institute (C-Fam)

NGO’s from Latin America attending the Pontifical Council for
Family and the Pontifical Council for the Laity

Catholic Guardian Society and Home Bureau

Promote pregnancy and adoption services

Catholic Leadership Institute

Host John Cardinal Foley Episcopal Seminar 

Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC

Support outreach educational program

Catholic Volunteers in Florida

Assist seven dioceses to support volunteers

Catholic Volunteer Network

Discernment retreats for college students

Charis Ministries

Revise & publish manual used for Choosing to be a Catholic Retreats

College Connection for Catholics

Promote web site with high schools

Diocese of Anchorage

Alaskan Catholics –One in FaithConference

Diocese of Beaumont

Serve Hispanic population

Diocese of Bismarck

Stewardship Conference

Diocese of El Paso

Hispanic Lay Leadership

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Scholarships to attend National Black Catholic Congress

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Catholic texting program

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Program supporting pregnant and parenting teens

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Educational program for prospective school principals

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Masters of Theology program

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

“Year of Faith” initiatives

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

National Conference of Burmese-American Catholics

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Rekindle the Fire Conference

Diocese of Ft. Wayne-South Bend

Serra Club

Diocese of Green Bay

Parish stewardship program

Diocese of Las Cruces

Bilingual evangelization project

Diocese of Little Rock

Catholic Charities Summer Institute

Diocese of Lubbock

Stewardship conference

Diocese of Manchester

Partner with University of Notre Dame Echo Program

Diocese of Norwich

Hispanic parish missions

Diocese of Phoenix

Stewardship Conference

Diocese of Raleigh

Host annual Conference on Catholic Legal Thought

Diocese of San Bernardino

Scholarships to attend National Association of Catholic Family Life Ministry

Diocese of Sioux City

Centralized communication system

Diocese of Venice

Stewardship Conference

Dismas Ministry

Produce Messengers of Hope: A Correctional Ministry Training Resource

Dismas Ministry

Pastoral Outreach to inmates

Educating on the Nature & Dignity of Women (ENDOW)

Youth program

Fellowship of Catholic Scholars

Publish Teaching the Faith, a document to help priest homilies

Fellowship of Catholic University Students

Establish presence at the University of Virginia

Guadalupe Regional Middle School

The Catholic College and University Project,
a program to introduce Catholic colleges to high school seniors

Hagares Teresa Toda

Service work for selected young foster care women

Hearts Home USA

Program to recruit young adults for missionary work

Human Adventure Corp.

New York Encounter

Imago Dei, Inc.

John Paul II Theology of the Body training videos

Institute for Theological Encounter with Science and Technology (ITEST)

Marketing and advertising elementary school modules

Jesuit School of Theology Spanish theological, spiritual and pastoral formation

Lifeway Network

Expand education on human trafficking in public schools

Living Faith Fine Arts Apostolate

Support Living Station, The Cross & The Light

Maternal Life International

Faithful House, Affirming Life, Avoiding Risk, a program strengthening marriages

Mount St. Mary Seminary

High school retreat

Natural Family Planning Center of

Scholarships for TeenSTAR coordinators
to attend Washington DC International Association meeting

National Federation for Catholic Youth

National Initiative on Adolescent Catechesis Ministry

Oblate School of Theology

International Priests Internship program

Our Lady Of Victory Missionary Sisters

Digitize catechetical materials

Pastoral Institute

Lay Ministry Program – Days of Reflection

Pastoral Solutions Institute

Develop an on-line Marriage and Family Life/Adult Faith Formation Office

Pontifical University of the Holy Cross

The “Church Up Close” seminar in Rome School of Church Communications

RENEW International

On-line video testimonials for the” Year of Faith”

Roundtable Assoc. of Catholic Diocesan

Educate and train diocesan social action directors Social Action Directors

The Rose Home

Marketing program for recovering women drug and alcohol users

Sacred Heart Cathedral, Mary’s Place

Religious education for refugees

Sisters of St. Joseph

Establish a network among women religious involved in anti-trafficking efforts

Society of the Devine Word

Conduct workshops and BibleFests in 8 parishes

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary

Support John Paul II Theology of the Body symposium

St. Elizabeth University Campus Ministry

Theology of the Body conference

St. John Seminary

Co-Worker in the Vineyard program

St. John Seminary

Forum for “Year of Faith"

St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, University of Kansas

Develop Young Catholic Scholar program

St. Matthew Catholic Church

 “The Melchizedek Project” – vocation discernment

St. Patrick Center

Ignatian Spirituality Retreats for homeless men

St. Paul’s Outreach

Student retreats

St. Peter’s Catholic Student Cente, Baylor University

Expand campus ministry

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center

Classes on Sacred Scriptures

St. Thomas More Catholic Church

Support stewardship in the Philippines

Schott Memorial Center d/b/a Schott Communities

Religious education for special needs children (K-7)

Servants of St. Camillus Disaster Relief Services

Training and formation

Stewardship: A Mission of Faith

Parish evangelization

Theology of the Body Institute

Clergy Enrichment Program

Tigua Native American Ministry

National Tekakwitha Conference

 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty

University of Notre Dame

Edith Stein Conference

University of Notre Dame

Five-day summer youth ministry program

University of Notre Dame

On-line Spanish faith formation program

University of San Francisco

Host University Faculty for Life annual conference

University of St. Thomas

Latino Leadership Program

USCCB – Secretariat of Cultural Diversity

Building Intercultural Competence Ministers workshops

Victory Noll Center

Women’s Veterans Retreat