The Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation 2017 – 2018 Grantmaking Cycle
During its 2017-18 grantmaking cycle, the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation will award a total of $425,000 to agencies conducting programs in its service delivery area
- $345,000 for grants
- $ 30,000 for On-Going Education (Capacity Building)
- $ 50,000 in Set Aside Funds.
The Foundation’s Focus for 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 is Abuse, Neglect and Domestic Violence. The Focus does not include substance abuse.
An agency which meets the criteria for providing services in the Focus area, may apply for a grant between $20,000 and $50,000. In 2017-2018, an awardee will receive the full amount requested; in 2018-2019, it will receive half of the requested amount.
An agency which serves primarily the Focus area, may apply for a Core Operating Support grant, an Existing Program Grant or a New Program Grant. Other agencies may apply for an Existing Program Grant or a New Program Grant designed to address the focus.
For specific information please call the Foundation’s office, 757-886-6025.