August 9, 2019

Biannual grants awarded to parishes, schools and archdiocesan agencies

Criterion staff report

During fiscal year 2018-19, more than $646,269 was awarded in grant monies to parishes, schools and agencies in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.

The grants, awarded twice a year, are made available through the St. Francis Xavier Home Mission Endowment Fund, the Growth and Expansion Endowment Fund and the James P. Scott Endowment Fund. These grants were made possible through the generosity of archdiocesan parishioners, who set up the endowments.

The grant process is jointly administered by the archdiocesan Finance Office and the Office of Stewardship and Development.

Grant applications are due to the archdiocese for the two grant allocation periods on April 30 and on Oct. 31 each year.

The award period for the Fall/Winter 2019 process will open in September with applications due no later than Oct. 31, 2019.

The Fall/Winter grants awarded for fiscal year 2018-19 are as follows:
 

  • St. Anthony Parish, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $30,000 for adjacent city park project.
  • St. Joseph Parish, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $6,250 for vertical lift project design.
  • St. Lawrence Parish, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $8,500 for school security project.
  • St. Patrick Parish, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $20,000 for roof restorations.
  • St. Roch Parish, Indianapolis; Growth and Expansion Fund; $20,000 for classroom technology.
  • St. Malachy Parish, Brownsburg; James P. Scott Fund; $11,500 for technology upgrades and security improvements.
  • All Saints Parish, Dearborn County; James P. Scott Fund; $17,000 for kitchen upgrades.
  • Prince of Peace Schools, Madison; Home Mission Fund; $25,000 for classroom technology.
  • St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Milan; Home Mission Fund; $8,000 for parish hall sound system.
  • St. Agnes Parish, Nashville; Home Mission Fund; $20,000 for parish life coordinator residence repairs.
  • Holy Family Parish, New Albany; Growth and Expansion Fund; $25,000 for classroom technology.
  • St. Anne Parish, New Castle; Home Mission Fund; $4,250 for security project.
  • St. John Paul II Parish, Sellersburg; James P. Scott Fund; $40,000 for stained glass windows project.
  • St. John Paul II School, Sellersburg; Growth and Expansion Fund; $11,100 for classroom technology.
  • St. Joseph Parish, Shelbyville; James P. Scott Fund; $25,000 for church restoration project.
  • St. Joseph University Parish, Terre Haute; Growth and Expansion Fund; $9,175 for capital improvements.
  • St. Patrick Parish, Terre Haute; Home Mission Fund; $9,500 for classroom technology.
  • CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, Brown County; Growth and Expansion Fund; $9,000 for expansion of camp inclusion program.
  • Bishop Chatard High School, Indianapolis; James P. Scott Fund; $25,000 for safety and security upgrades.
  • Father Thomas Scecina Memorial High School, Indianapolis; James P. Scott Fund; $25,000 for safety and security upgrades.
  • Cardinal Ritter Jr./Sr. High School, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $2,412 for safety and security upgrades.

The Spring/Summer grants awarded for fiscal year 2018-19 are as follows:
 

  • SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral Parish, Indianapolis; James P. Scott Fund; $28,500 for fire alarm system.
  • Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ Parish, Indianapolis; James. P. Scott Fund; $10,900 for school safety and security upgrades.
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Parish/Eastside Catholic Community, Indianapolis; Growth and Expansion Fund; $1,000 for combined pastoral council meetings.
  • St. Joseph Parish, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $20,000 for platform lift project.
  • St. Lawrence School, Indianapolis; Growth and Expansion Fund; $14,000 for school counseling costs.
  • St. Mark the Evangelist Parish, Indianapolis; Growth and Expansion Fund; $20,000 for Burmese Collaborative Outreach Program.
  • St. Patrick Parish, Indianapolis; Home Mission Fund; $22,000 for roof repairs.
  • St. Vincent de Paul Parish, Bedford; James P. Scott Fund; $8,000 for church LED lighting.
  • St. Malachy Parish, Brownsburg; Growth and Expansion/James P. Scott funds; $15,000 for school technology.
  • Mary, Queen of Peace Parish, Danville; James P. Scott Fund; $15,000 for exterior church renovations.
  • St. Michael Parish, Greenfield; James P. Scott Fund; $14,461 for school safety and security upgrades.
  • Prince of Peace Catholic School, Madison; Home Mission Fund; $10,000 for roof repairs.
  • St. Agnes Parish, Nashville; Home Mission Fund; $25,000 for parish life coordinator residence repairs.
  • St. Mary School, North Vernon; Growth and Expansion Fund; $8,000 for school safety and security upgrades.
  • St. Susanna Parish, Plainfield; Growth and Expansion Fund; $13,000 for school safety and security upgrades.
  • St. Mary School, Rushville; Home Mission Fund; $9,523 for school safety and security upgrades.
  • St. Patrick Parish, Terre Haute; James P. Scott Fund; $5,000 for facilities master plan.
  • CYO Camp Rancho Framasa, Brown County; Growth and Expansion Fund; $2,000 for pilot science program.
  • Our Lady of Fatima Retreat House, Indianapolis; James P. Scott Fund; $7,000 for kitchen A/C unit.
  • Roncalli High School, Indianapolis; Growth and Expansion Fund; $13,000 for safety and security upgrades.
  • Bishop Chatard High School, Indianapolis; James P. Scott Fund; $20,000 for safety and security upgrades.

(For information on how to apply for the grants, go to www.archindy.org/finance/grant.html, or contact Stacy Harris in the Finance Office at sharris@archindy.org, or by phone at 317-236-1535 or 800-382-9836, ext. 1535.)

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