2015 Grants (Awarded April 2016)


$5,000 - All Saints Catholic School, Sierra Vista for technology upgrades and the purchase of interactive systems, iPad minis, docking stations and storage cases

$9,000 - Immaculate Conception School, Yuma for classroom technology improvements; specifically, two SMART boards for 7th and 8th grades

$8,000 - Our Mother of Sorrows School, Tucson for installation of push bars at gates, key pads at gates, and fence repair

$8,750 - San Miguel High School, Tucson for upgrades to the Art Fernandez Computer Lab.

$9,500 - Santa Cruz Catholic School, Tucson for technology upgrades and the purchase of 35 Chromebook Celerons, licenses and locking cart

$9,750 - St Ambrose Catholic School, Tucson for technology upgrades and 15 new laptops to replace outdated laptops necessary for instruction, record keeping, newsletters, attendance, etc

$10,000 - St Anthony of Padua School, Casa Grande for a new fire alarm system

$9,000 - St Augustine High School, Tucson to bring the school kitchen up to federal code for lunch program in order to provide fresh lunches on-site

$7,500 - St Thomas More Catholic Newman Center, Tucson for Phase II of roof repair to three student housing units built in 1930, including electrical wiring, panel boxes, plumbing, etc

$9,000 - San Xavier Mission Convent, Tucson for window replacement in Convent; the current windows are from the 1960s and the seals are disintegrating

$8,000 - Immaculate Heart School to replace aging, worn carpet and tile in the middle school

$5,000 - Lourdes Catholic School for security cameras and software for middle school and high school

Parishes & Diocese of Tucson

$5,000 - Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Tucson funding for a parish survey, in conjunction with Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), allowing input from parishioners regarding future endeavors, ongoing programs, administrative expenses, parish salaries, etc

$1,500 - DOT Catholic Schools Department to offset costs associated with study to determine the feasibility of establishing a network of Catholic middle schools in south Tucson for low economic and socioeconomic disadvantaged children

$10,000 - DOT Office of Formation for provision of ongoing formation events for Diocesan events, including speakers, travel, housing, food, etc

$10,000 - Holy Angels Catholic Church, Globe for Parish Hall parking lot resurfacing

$10,000 - Immaculate Conception Parish, Yuma for funding of permanent outdoor stage which would be used for all outdoor activities, including Masses and events for athletics, theater, music, and faith-building programs

$5,000 - Our Lady of Fatima Parish, Tucson for upgrading parish worship area/parish social center by replacing old carpet from 1976 with tile

$10,000 - Sacred Heart Parish, Tucson for funding to upgrade outdated parish kitchen and bring it up to code, including a new hood, exhaust fan, electrical system and fire system

$10,000 - San Felipe de Jesus Parish, Nogales for construction of two confessionals

$10,000 - Patronato/San Xavier Mission, Tucson for total restoration of an 18th century statue of the Immaculate Conception

$5,000 - St Ambrose Catholic Church, Tucson to provide a prayer and meditation outdoor area for parishioners and community members; this area will also serve as a memorial location for deceased parishioners, family and community members

$10,000 - St Anthony of Padua, Casa Grande for installation of electronic sign for the church, including permit and landscaping

$10,000 - St Francis of Assisi Church, Elfrida for installation of new roof on the rectory

$8,000 - St Helen of the Cross, Eloy for technology upgrades to replace and install a new phone system to replace a system from the 1960's, including new digital handsets

$10,000 - St Helen Parish, Oracle for roof repair to the Chapel which was built in 1927

$8,800 - St Odilia Parish, Tucson for new, secure entryway for staff and clergy in the heavily-used parish office lobby, plus surveillance camera system for screening of visitors

$2,200 - St Pius X Parish, Tucson for two CPR life-saving devices for the parish

$10,000 - Sts Peter & Paul Catholic Parish, Tucson for partial funding for a new roof on Madonna Hall

$8,000 - St Christopher, Marana for parish parking lot drainage upgrade and new asphalt

$10,000 - St Joseph, Hayden for new floor tile for Church

$6,450 - Infant Jesus of Prague, Kearny for paint for the parish hall

$9,550 - St Michael Mission (St Patrick-Bisbee) for completion of remodel to the annex portion of the Chapel

Social Issues

$10,000 - Casa San Juan Migrant Center, Tucson for kitchenette upgrades, including kitchenette with water, sink, refrigerator, stove, etc

$6,400 - CCS Catholic Social Service, Tucson for additional technology for rural site to the foster care program in Pinal County, including 8 new laptops to be used in the field

$10,000 - CCS in SE Arizona, Sierra Vista for Microsoft Office 365 software for better data security and records retention, plus new phone system

$8,800 - CCS Pio Decimo Center, Tucson for remodeling of service areas used for the Clothing Closet, allowing for additional space for basic services, household goods, men's wear. Remodeling will include carpet, paint, shelves, window blinds and office furniture

$10,000 - CCS Senior Nutrition Program in Western Arizona to provide matching funds for the purchase of a new vehicle to be used for the delivery of approximately 250 meals to seniors throughout Yuma, Wellton, Somerton and San Luis

$8,200 - Poverello House, Tucson to provide homeless men with necessary items that don't get donated (i.e. shoes), obtain new cooking equipment, make improvements to the property, and place $1,000 in emergency fund

$7,200 - Poverty 24/6 Trust as a charity that provides supplies to outlying areas, they require a trailer with A/C for distributing fresh produce

$1,000 - Rachel's Vineyard, Yuma for funding is for all necessary supplies to initiate Rachel's Vineyard retreats in Yuma; these retreats help men and women find compassion and forgiveness, post-abortion or post-miscarriage, through both Catholic and interdenominational settings

$9,300 - Reachout Women's Center, Tucson for security improvements are necessary due to website being hacked; this grant will support a client server, new computers, hardware and software

$10,000 - St Vincent de Paul, Tucson for funding for "Getting Ahead" program for impoverished mothers, a program which enables and educates participants to become self-sufficient; costs include training materials, workbooks, meals, bus passes, graduation expenses, etc

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