Impacting Our Church and Community

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Catholic Foundation Grants Program – Built on the foundation of the love of Christ.

Supporting the parishes, schools, and ministries of the Diocese of St. Augustine through grantmaking is critical to our mission of building a Christ-centered future for the good works of the Church in North Florida. Each year Catholic entities from our diocese are invited to submit funding requests. These applications are fully vetted by the Grants Committee of our Board of Directors, ensuring the programs align with Church teachings.

Thanks to the generosity of our faith-filled donors, the Catholic Foundation awarded $100,000 in grants from the unrestricted fund, for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.

  • Bishop John J. Snyder High School
    Baker County Initiative – $1,500
  • Catholic Charities
    Camp I Am Special – $7,400
  • Epiphany Catholic School
    Rural Education Initiative – $10,000
  • National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche
    Walk with Our Lady of La Leche – $10,000
  • Office of Christian Formation
    Certification Program – $2,000
  • Office of Communications
    Parish Communications Tools – $7,080
  • Office of Family Life
    Stephen Ministry – $7,900
  • Office of Youth & Young Adults
    MPact Day of Service – $1,500
    Servant’s Heart Camp – $1,500
    Urban Plunge – $6,000
  • San Juan del Rio Catholic Church
    Prep Special Needs Program – $2,300
  • San Juan Catholic Mission
    Storage for Food and Clothing Bank – $3,500
  • St. Francis Catholic Academy
    Rural Education Initiative Technology Support – $9,000
  • St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Chiefland
    Emmaus and Cursillo Programs – $3,720
  • St. Patrick Catholic Church, Jacksonville
    Painted Sanctuary – $8,000
  • St. Paul Catholic School, Jacksonville
    Laptops for Students – $8,600
The Grants and Disbursements Programs at the Catholic Foundation help ensure that our church has the financial resources to serve and make a real difference – now and in the future. These programs reflect what is important in the Catholic faith, directly impacting the parishes, schools, and ministries of the Diocese of St. Augustine

Total Grants & Disbursements
for Fiscal Year 2019-2020


Change the world. Right here.

We invite you to read about the inspiring ways the Catholic Foundation supports
the parishes, schools, and ministries of our church in North Florida.
Leading the people of God in worship

St. Cecilia Music Ministry

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Beautifying our parish campuses

St. Paul Catholic Church

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Helping students with learning differences.

Morning Star School

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Helping our youth make a lasting impact in our community

Urban Plunge

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Christ the Good Shepherd Mission in Trenton, FL

Teaching English To Migrants

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Special Needs Prep Program

San Juan del Rio Parish

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