Responsive Grants Open September 1

Through the generosity of our donors, The Catholic Foundation accepts applications and awards grants annually within the 23-county diocese of Columbus to organizations that fall within our four giving pillars. Applications are accepted September 1-29.

  • Parishes may apply to Parishes, Education & Faith Formation and Ministries pillars  
  • Catholic schools may apply to Education & Faith Formation pillar
  • Invited religious orders may apply to Vocations pillar
  • Invited non-profit organizations within the diocese of Columbus may apply to Ministries pillar

For information on the grant guidelines, please click here.

To complete an online application, please click here.

You can access your started or completed application by selecting LOGIN located at the top right-hand side of the homepage and then selecting “Grants” or by clicking here.


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“Consider this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. Each must do as already determined, without sadness or compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” 
2 Corinthians 9: 6-7