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Local Schools, Churches & Community Organizations Receive $1.1 Million in Spring Grants

Congratulations to the 22 local schools, churches and community organizations that received $1.1 million from The Catholic Foundation during its spring grant ceremony. 

Past grant recipient, St. Joseph Vietnamese Catholic Church in Grand Prairie, hosted this year’s grant celebration. During the event, grants for a wide range of projects including HVAC repair, senior services expansion, roofing and window replacement, technology upgrades and tuition assistance were recognized.

Grant recipients shared stories about the impact of the grant on their organization. In addition, St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic School principal Laurie Senecal spoke on behalf of all the tuition assistance recipients and talked about the significance of a Catholic education.

Grant recipients:
All Saints Catholic Church – with partial funding from The Mary Anne Woods Charitable Endowment Fund
Bishop Dunne Catholic School – with partial funding from The Thomas W. Weinzapfel Endowment
Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Catholic Charities Dallas – with partial funding from the Thomas John Uhl Fund
Catholic Charities Dallas - Brady Senior Center – with funding from the Louise Emma Buhrer Endowment Fund
Catholic Conference and Formation Center – with partial funding from the Bernard (Brian) Bradley Endowment Fund
Holy Family Catholic Parish
Immaculate Conception Catholic School – with partial funding from the Joe & Hazel Fechtel Fund
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic School – with partial funding from the William & Mary Jane Jaspersen Fund
Saint Paul Catholic Classical School – with partial funding from the Jean & Archy M. Roper, Jr. Fund
St. Cecilia Catholic School – with partial funding from The Osborne Family Endowment Fund, and
University Catholic Center at UT Dallas

Tuition assistance recipients with funding from the Louise Emma Buhrer Endowment Fund and the Dorothy Irving Memorial Fund:
Bishop Dunne Catholic School
Good Shepherd Catholic School
Holy Family Catholic Academy
Holy Trinity Catholic School
Immaculate Conception Catholic School
Mount St. Michael Catholic School
Saint Paul Catholic Classical School
Santa Clara of Assisi Catholic Academy
St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic School
St. Cecilia Catholic School
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic School
St. Mary of Carmel Catholic School
St. Mary’s Catholic School, and
St. Philip & St. Augustine Catholic Academy



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