Applications are now open for the Loyola Foundation’s Grant Program, a family-based charitable organization primarily dedicated to supporting overseas catholic mission activities in less developed countries.
Generally, the Loyola Foundation accepts requests up to $20,000.
The Loyola Foundation approved 100 grants to benefit Catholic activities worldwide. Projects included:
- Installation of solar power plants and water wells.
- Construction of churches, seminaries, convents, meeting halls, schools, and health clinics.
- Purchase of books, computers, medical equipment and vehicles.
- For a construction or renovation project, a blueprint and professional cost estimate, prepared by a local contractor, as well as pro forma invoices for required materials and photographs of the project in its current state, as applicable.
- For the purchase of equipment or a vehicle, a pro forma statement quoting the cost of the vehicle or equipment, prepared by a local dealership.
- The written approval of the local diocesan ordinary, with his raised imprint seal affixed. This letter must specify that the ordinary has reviewed and approved the specific project.
- Please note: Applicants must fill out the application and submit all supporting materials and correspondence in English.
Determine Your Eligibility
- Is your project part of an overseas Catholic mission activity?
- Is it a capital project (construction, equipment or a vehicle)?
- Can your project be finished for $20,000 (or less)?
- Can you obtain written approval for your project from the local Diocesan ordinary?
If you answered yes to the above questions, you are eligible to submit an online grant inquiry form during open application season.
For more information, visit here.