News from The Catholic Foundation

“The mission of the grants program of the Catholic Diocese of Pueblo Foundation is to extend the Gospel mission of the Roman Catholic Church across the Diocese of Pueblo in the areas of faith formation, stewardship formation, religious education and worship”

For the grant cycle ending June 2014, the Catholic Foundation awarded over $70,000 across all six deaneries. Here are the parishes, Catholic schools and other organizations that received grants:

Alamosa Deanery

• Sangre de Cristo Parish, San Luis $1,750

• San Juan Catholic Faith Formation $2,200 (Center, Monte Vista & Del Norte)

• Peter & Paul Mission, San Luis $600

• Institute, Crestone $750

Durango Deanery

• LifeGuard, Durango $4,000

• St. Bartholomew Mission, Bayfield $1,500

• Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pagosa Springs $1,300

• Montelores Catholic Community, Cortez $1,500

• St. Columba School, Durango $3,500

Grand Junction Deanery

• Whitewater Benedictine Community $2,500

• Grand Junction Deanery $6,000

• St. Peter Parish, Gunnison $875

• Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Fruita $1,500

• St. Mary Church, Montrose $3,000

• St. Margaret Mission, Paonia $3,200

• Holy Family School, Grand Junction $4,700

La Junta Deanery

• St. Peter the Apostle, Rocky Ford $4,755

• Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, La Junta $580

Pueblo Deaneries, North & South

• Catholic Charities $4,000

• Pueblo Catholic Youth Ministries $3,000

• Pueblo Newman Clubs $2,000

• St. John Neumann Catholic School $4,000

• St. Therese Catholic School $6,000

• Our Lady of Mt. Carmel $2,500

• St. Paul the Apostle $2,000

• Sacred Heart Parish, Avondale $2,000

• St. Benedict Parish, Florence $1,020

The 2015 grant cycle will start in the middle of February, 2015. The Catholic Foundation will start sending grant applications at that time. If you have any questions about the availability of grants, please contact our office at (719) 544-9861 ext. 131 or schargin@dioceseofpueblo.org.