The Catholic Foundation Annual Grants

2018 Spring Grants

The Distribution Committee of The Catholic Foundation at its meeting on March 6, 2018 approved the following grants. Total grants were $858,000. * In addition to these community grants, The Catholic Foundation and its Board of Trustees announced the $1.1Million Holy Trinity Seminary grant in honor of Cardinal Farrell at its Annual Award Dinner in February, 2018.

BIG THOUGHT
Educational Experiences for Catholic Schools in Dallas Diocese

BISHOP DUNNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance

CATHOLIC CHARITIES
Support of Senior Programs

AMAZING PARISH
Supporting 50 parishes in the Diocese of Dallas

GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance

THE HIGHLANDS SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance

HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH
Replace Roof on William Lane Building

*HOLY TRINITY SEMINARY
Cardinal Farrell Hall

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance

JAMES L. COLLINS CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Replace Gym Roof & HVAC Systems

LC PASTORAL SERVICES
Repair Sewer Line

MOUNT ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Replace Boiler System
Tuition Assistance

OUR LADY OF LOURDES CATHOLIC CHURCH
Repave Parking Lot; Replace Sewer Lines

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Repair Sidewalks & Ramps

PEROT MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE
Educational Experiences for Catholic Schools in Dallas Diocese

ST. CECILIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance

ST. ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Development of a SmartLab

ST. GABRIEL THE ARCHANGEL CATHOLIC COMMUNITY
Completion of Loggias & Porte-Caches

ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH (Richardson)
Net Ministries

ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Waxahachie)
Replace Roof on School

ST. MARY OF CARMEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance

ST. PHILIP & ST. AUGUSTINE CATHOLIC ACADEMY
Phase II Construction
Tuition Assistance

ST. PIUS X CATHOLIC PARISH
Update HVAC in Church & School

 

The 2017 fall grant recipients and their projects:

(First-time Catholic Foundation grant recipients are marked with an asterisk.)

 AUDUBON TEXAS*: Scholarships for Students Attending Dallas Diocesan Catholic Schools

  • THE BELLA HOUSE*: Renovation of Second Bella House
  • BIRTH CHOICE: Salary for Education Program Coordinator
  • CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF DALLAS: Hurricane Harvey Relief
  • CATHOLIC CONFERENCE & FORMATION CENTER: Laundry Room Renovation
  • CHILDCAREGROUP*: Renovation of Saner Center
  • DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/CENTER FOR EDUCATION & TOLERANCE: Scholarships for Students Attending Dallas Diocesan Catholic Schools
  • DIOCESE OF DALLAS: 2018 Amazing Parish Conference
  • EPIPHANY QUASI-PARISH: Construction of Driveway, Parking Lot & Sidewalk
  • IN MY SHOES, INC.*: Purchase of Two New Minivans
  • LIFE PERSPECTIVES*: Training for After Abortion/Miscarriage Supporters
  • NATURAL FAMILY PLANNING CENTER OF DALLAS: Funding for Spring 2018 Training Program
  • NORTH TEXAS FOOD BANK: Establishment of the Jan Pruitt Community Center
  • ALBERT THE GREAT PRIORY*: Relocate HVAC System & Replace Two Water Boilers
  • BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX CHURCH: Restroom Renovations
  • JUDE CATHOLIC CHURCH: Sound System & AV Equipment
  • SMU CATHOLIC CAMPUS MINISTRY: Funding for “Jericho” Retreat Opportunities for Students

 2017 SPRING GRANTS

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Renovation of New Building

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Support of Senior Program at Brady Center

 CISTERCIAN PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Renovation of Science Building

 EDUCATION OPENS DOORS

“Roadmap to Success” Program

In 8 Diocesan Middle Schools

 FAUSTINA ACADEMY

Purchase 15-Passenger Van

GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

 THE HIGHLANDS SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Renovations & Security for School

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

JOHN PAUL II HIGH SCHOOL

Replace Equipment in Kitchen & Dining Room

MOUNT CARMEL CENTER

Replace Windows

NUESTRA SENORA DEL PILAR PARISH

Renovations of Church Facility

 REDEMPTORIS MATER DIOCESAN MISSIONARY SEMINARY

Replace Windows

BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

SANTA CLARA OF ASSISI CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Phase III Technology Plan (SmartLab)

CECILIA CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Replace HVAC System

JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Richardson)

Renovation of Existing Playground

JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Waxahachie)

Tuition Assistance

MARK CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Purchase & Installation of a SmartLab

MARY OF CARMEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

 MARY’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Sherman)

Tuition Assistance

ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL

HVAC System; Classroom Renovations

PHILIP THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH

New Sound System & Acoustical Equipment

PHILIP & ST. AUGUSTINE CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Tuition Assistance

THOMAS AQUINAS CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Replace Lower School Parking Lot

UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS   -    NO PLAQUE

Construction of Farrell Hall

 

2016 FALL GRANTS

ALL SAINTS CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Pre-K Playground

BIG THOUGHT

Enrichment Programming in 6 Diocesan Schools

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS (2017-18)

(Partial funding provided by the O’Connell-Schultz Fund & the Gene & Rita Cronin Scholarship Fund)

HEROIC MEDIA

Expansion of Google & BING Pay-per-click Advertising Program with Birth Choice

THE HIGHLANDS SCHOOL

Construction of Multi-Purpose Athletic Building

HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Immaculate Heart Program for Children With Dyslexia

MARY IMMACULATE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Renovation of Junior High Building

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC CHURCH

HVAC in Main Chapel/Renovation of Main Entrance Doors

PEROT MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE

STEM Programs in 15 Diocesan Schools

JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH (Commerce)

New Rectory

MARY OF CARMEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Improve Security System/Replace Exterior Awning/Renovate Exterior Bathrooms

PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH (Denison)

Parish Endowment Program Legacy Grant  

VINCENT DE PAUL THRIFT STORE

Purchase 24’Box Truck

SISTERS OF OUR LADY OF CHARITY

Renovation of Christ the King Chapel

SOCIETY OF ST. VINCENT DE PAUL – DALLAS COUNCIL

Computers & Software for Study-Time Tutoring in 5 Diocesan Locations

THEOLOGY OF THE BODY EVANGELIZATION TEAM, INC.

Development of “The Body Matters” Curriculum for Pre-K-8th Graders

UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS

Construction of Student Services/Administration Building

  

2016 SPRING GRANTS

CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF DALLAS
For disaster relief for Dec 2015 North Texas Storm and Tornado victims

 BISHOP DUNNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Renovation of Science Labs

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Support of Senior Services at Brady Center

CRISTO REY DALLAS

Entryway for New Building

GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC CHURCH

Construction of New Church

HOLY CROSS CHURCH

Replace Roofs

HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Tuition Assistance

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION PARISH (Grand Prairie)

Update Campus Technology

MONTSERRAT JESUIT RETREAT HOUSE

Renovation of St. Ignatius Chapel

OUR LADY OF LOURDES CATHOLIC CHURCH

Replace Roof, Heating & A/C Systems

THE PINES CATHOLIC CAMP

Construction of New Dining Hall

SANTA CLARA OF ASSISI CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Tuition Assistance

ELIZABETH OF HUNGARY CATHOLIC CHURCH

Replace Roof on Church & Rectory

JAMES CATHOLIC CHURCH

Replace Windows in Faith Formation Building

JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH (Waxahachie)

Pews for New Sanctuary

MARY OF CARMEL CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Tuition Assistance

MARY’S PARISH (Sherman)

Replace Roofs

MARY’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Sherman)

Tuition Assistance

ST.PHILIP & ST. AUGUSTINE CATHOLIC ACADEMY

Tuition Assistance

PIUS X CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Renovation of Men’s & Women’s Restrooms

  

2015 FALL GRANTS

CATHEDRAL SHRINE OF THE VIRGIN OF GUADALUPE
“Pope in the Park” Simulcast event at Klyde Warren Park

JAMES L. COLLINS CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance
(Dorothy Irving Memorial Fund)

DALLAS HOLOCAUST MUSEUM/CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND TOLERANCE
Funding for Catholic School Students to Attend Anne Frank Exhibit

GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Tuition Assistance
(Louise Buhrer Endowment Fund &Dorothy Irving Memorial Fund)

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CATHOLIC CHURCH (Corsicana)
Upgrade Open-Air Pavilion

ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC SCHOOL
Update School’s Boiler System

SISTERS OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH
Expansion of Parking Lot at Convent/Retreat Center in Grand Prairie

WORK OF HEART PROGRAM (2015-16)
Awards honoring exemplary Catholic school employees

CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS (2015-16)
(Partial funding provided by the O’Connell-Schultz Fund
& the Gene & Rita Cronin Scholarship Fund)

ST. JOSEPH’S RESIDENCE
Expansion of the Foyer
(Victoria and Leon Gulczynski Memorial Endowment Fund)

 

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