February 13, 2017
Grants totaling $36,500 will be available in 2017 from Unrestricted Endowment Funds at the Catholic Foundation of San Angelo for projects and programs of parishes, schools, and Catholic organizations throughout the diocese. Interested parties can apply for a grant by reviewing the guidelines for a grant and completing the Grant Application found at
The Board of Trustees will usually only fund grant requests between $500 and $3,000 for programs and projects that can be completed or substantially completed within one year of receiving the grant. No grants will be made for travel expenses.
All applications must include the pastor’s signature and are due by 5 pm on April 1, 2017. The Board of Trustees will review the Grant Applications and approve grants addressing some of the most critical needs throughout the Diocese of San Angelo at a meeting in April. All grants made will be paid before June 30.
Any person that would like to assist the Catholic Foundation in this endeavor in the future should consider making a tax-deductible donation to its Unrestricted Endowment Fund. A donation to this endowment fund is an investment in the future of the diocese, addressing the needs of the Church for years to come. The income and gain from the fund is distributed through the Spend Rate adopted by the Trustees each year. The principal of the gift is preserved in perpetuity.