The Foundation’s annual grant application and guidelines are announced in February, applications accepted from February-June, with awards made in early August each year.

We are pleased to report a record year of grants awarded from the Foundation’s unrestricted resources in 2018 – $82,561.  Congratulations to this year’s grant recipients!

Anaconda Catholic Community: $1,800.00 Paint and replace the flooring in the Youth Group/RE room.
Blessed Trinity Catholic Community: $1,800.00 Parish Lenten retreat with presenter from outside the diocese
Butte Catholic Community North: $4,500.00 Replace and update all lighting fixtures in the Immaculate Conception Church.
Carroll EWB Guatemala Project: $4,785.27 Continuing to retrofit the Library Building in Santo Tomas la Union.
Catholic Campus Ministry, submitted by Christ the King Parish: $4,500.00 Vocations retreat for Catholic Campus Ministry students from the Diocese of Helena to explore the topic of vocations.
De La Salle Blackfeet School: $2,000.00 Inaugurate a small entrepreneurial project through woodshop.
Good Samaritan Ministries: $1,800.00 Tabbing Machine for fundraising newsletter mailings.
Guatemala Mission: $5,000.00 Funding to assist Clinica Maxena to provide medical care for patients most in need.
Holy Spirit & St. Ann Parishes – Butte: $2,250.00 Continuation and expansion of the adult city-wide scripture study.
Immaculate Conception – Deer Lodge: $1,800.00 Bring in nationally recognized speaker to do a two day mission for the parish.
Immaculate Conception – Deer Lodge: $400.00 To provide bibles for Montana State Prison inmates & Warm Springs Hospital clients
Immaculate Conception – Deer Lodge: $500.00 Provide “Living Faith” Pamphlets to clients at Warm Springs Hospital and Montana State Prison inmates.
Immaculate Conception – Deer Lodge: $500.00 To provide assorted rosaries, crosses, bracelets and other religious items for clients at Warm Springs Hospital
Immaculate Conception – Polson: $2,257.74 To update and modernize the RE Facilities
Little Flower- Browning: $2,000.00 Teen Search
Montana Tech Catholic Campus Ministry: $4,500.00 Student Forums on”Civility and Democracy” and  another on “When the  Blue Death plagued Montana”.
Our Lady of the Valley – Helena: $643.00 Little Rock Scripture Study materials – two newly developed courses and two intermediate courses.
Resurrection University – Bozeman: $2,000.00 Annual Religious Ed Congress in Anaheim including youth day.
Resurrection University – Bozeman: $3,000.00 Stewardship Leadership – send three individuals to the ICSC Conference
St. Anne – Heart Butte: $3,000.00 Youth/Adult Religious Education
St. Anthony – Missoula: $2,700.00 Purchase computer and accessories to provide licensing, copyrighting and printing of music for liturgical and religious education music ministries.
St. Francis of Assisi Social Justice Commission- Hamilton: $3,000.00 Provide funds for the purchase of food and supplies in support of the Community Meals Program, serving the needy in the parish.
St. Francis of Assisi – Hamilton: $1,000.00 Audio/visual and electronic equipment for K-8 Faith Formation.
St. Francis of Assisi – Hamilton: $1,000.00 Provide marriage & parenting enrichment small group study to parishioners and community members.
St. Francis of Assisi – Valier: $291.00 Faith enhanced program called “Formed” online program for K – Adult.
St. Francis Xavier – Missoula: $4,385.29 Safety, educational, and renovation improvements for Faith Fornation Program  in the Loyola Center
St. Ignatius Mission: $1,000.00 Provide adult religious education and faith enrichment.
St. John the Evangelist – Fairfield: $1,800.00 Furnishing classroom space and technology for Junior High and High School students.
St. Joseph – Choteau: $1,350.00 Catechist training and development.
St. Joseph School – Missoula: $1,912.50 Religious Education Congress – Three Day Professional Development Conference.
St. Margaret – Cut Bank: $292.00 Faith enhanced program called “Formed” online program for K – Adult
St. Mary Catholic Community: $1,852.20 New window coverings for social center windows, these will help maintain safe environment standards.
St. Matthew’s – Kalispell: $2,250.00 Marriage Enrichment Events & Retreats & Date Night
St. Matthias Mission – Augusta: $4,500.00 New flooring in Parish Center
St. Rose of Lima – Dillon: $2,000.00 Church parking lot is in need of regrading and placement of gravel/roadmix on the existing parking lot.
St. Rose of Lima – Dillon: $3,000.00 Purchase of RE curriculum for K-8th grade classes and high school confirmation classes for 2018-2019 school year.
St. Thomas Aquinas – Sunburst: $900.00 The ceiling inside the church is in need of painting and the shed needs repairing.   100th anniversary celebration in September.
St. William – Shelby: $292.00 Faith enhanced program called “Formed” online program for K – Adult