2017 Catholic Foundation Grant Recipients

The Board of Directors of the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Green Bay, Inc., approved distributions of more than 3.4 million.

The Catholic Foundation awards grants that financially support the spiritual, educational, and social needs of those within the 16 counties of the Diocese of Green Bay. The Catholic Foundation makes distributions from these funds:

  • Grants from designated funds are awarded in education, services, and ministry.
  • Donor advised funds are awarded to charitable organizations that are based on recommendations of the donor advisors.
  • Advancing the Mission grants are awarded in the areas of leadership development, evangelization, life-long catechesis.
  • Lumen Christi funds are awarded to support parish religious education programs, Catholic schools and scholarships for people working in education seeking professional and academic development.

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Below is a list of organizations that have received grants or distributions.

Advancing the Mission Leadership Development Recipients
Diocese of Green Bay – Ministry Formation
Diocese of Green Bay – New Evangelization
Diocese of Green Bay – Stewardship and Pastoral Services
Diocese of Green Bay – Vocations
Holy Family Parish – Brillion
Holy Family Parish, Marinette
Holy Resurrection Monastery, St. Nazianz
Holy Rosary Parish, Kewaunee
Holy Trinity Catholic Community, Oconto
Immaculate Conception Parish, Oneida
Quad Parishes, Green Bay
St Clare Parish, Greenleaf
St. Bernadette Parish, Appleton
St. Bernard Parish, Green Bay
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Manitowoc
St. Gregory School, St. Nazianz
St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter, Green Bay
St. Joseph Parish, Champion
St. Jude the Apostle Parish, Oshkosh
St. Pius X Parish, Appleton
St. Raphael Parish, Oshkosh
St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, Oshkosh
St. Rose Parish, Clintonville and St. Mary Parish, Bear Creek
St. Therese Parish, Appleton
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Humboldt
UW Oshkosh Newman Center and  UW Green Bay Catholic Campus Ministry

Advancing the Mission Evangelization Recipients
All Saints Catholic School, Antigo
Camp Tekakwitha, Shawano
Catholic Liturgy, Oshkosh State Correctional Institution
Catholic Youth Expeditions, Baileys Harbor
Circle of Faith Catholic Community Young Adult Ministry, Denmark
Diocese of Green Bay – Education
Diocese of Green Bay – Living Justice
Diocese of Green Bay – New Evangelization
Diocese of Green Bay – Stewardship and Pastoral Services, Hmong Catholic Community
Diocese of Green Bay – Young Adult Ministry
From Above Youth Center and Bakery, Green Bay
Holy Name of Mary Parish, Maplewood
Holy Trinity Parish, Oconto
Missionaries of the Word, Baileys Harbor
Mount Tabor Center, Menasha
Movimiento de Cursillos Catolicos de Cristiandad de la Diocis de Green Bay en Español
Roncalli High School, Manitowoc
St. Bernadette Parish, Appleton
St. Bernard Parish, Green Bay
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Greenville
St. Mary School, Algoma – Home and School Association
St. Nicholas Parish, Freedom
St. Patrick Parish, Green Bay
St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, Oshkosh
St. Rose Parish, Clintonville and St. Mary Parish, Bear Creek
St. Thomas the Apostle, Luxemburg
UW Green Bay Catholic Campus Ministry
UW Oshkosh Newman Center

Advancing the Mission Life-Long Catechesis Recipients
Chilton Area Catholic School
Circle of Faith Catholic Community, Denmark
Diocese of Green Bay – Eduation
Good Shepherd Parish, Chilton
Holy Rosary School, Kewaunee
Holy Spirit Parish – Valley Area Special Needs Religion Education Program
Holy Trinity School, Casco
IGNITE Youth Ministry, Luxemburg
Missionaries of the Word, Baileys Harbor
Quad Parishes, Green Bay
St Gianna Clinic, Green Bay
St Louis Parish, Dyckesville
St Therese Parish, Appleton
St Therese Parish, Denmark
St. Bernard Parish , Appleton
St. Gabriel Parish, Neenah
St. Gregory School, St. Nazianz
St. Isidore the Farmer Parish, Denmark
St. Joseph Parish, Wautoma
St. Mary Catholic Schools, Neenah
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, Greenville
St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception School, Greenville
St. Mary Parish, Leopolis & St.Francis Parish, Gresham
St. Mary/St. Michael Parish, Cato
St. Mary/St. Michael School, Cato
St. Michael Parish, Keshena
St. Nicholas Parish, Freedom
St. Nicholas School, Freedom

Lumen Christi Recpients
Through the Lumen Christi Fund all parishes in the Diocese of Green Bay received a distribution to help support their religious education ministries.  Each Catholic school also received a per pupil contribution.  More than 60 educators in our Catholic schools and religious education programs received scholarships for professional and academic development.

Catholic Foundation Designated Fund Recipients
A New Genesis Community, Antigo
All Saints Catholic School Inc
All Saints Parish, Denmark
Carmel of Holy Name of Jesus
Catholic Charities
Catholic Foundation Legacy Society
Catholic Relief Services
Corpus Christi Parish, Sturgeon Bay
Divine Savior Catholic School, Kiel
Holy Cross Parish, Kaukauna
Holy Cross Parish, Mishicot
Holy Family Parish, Marinette
Holy Family School, Green Bay
Holy Spirit Parish, Darboy-Kimberly
St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic School Fund, Kaukauna
LaVerna Region Franciscans
Leo Benevolent Association
Lourdes Academy Oshkosh
Marquette University
McCormick Home, Green Bay
Most Blessed Sacrament, Oshkosh
Mount Tabor Center, Menasha
Nativity of Our Lord, Green Bay
Notre Dame De La Baie Academy, Green Bay
Notre Dame School, DePere
Paul’s Pantry, Green Bay
Prince of Peace Parish, Green Bay
Providence Academy, Green Bay
Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Poy Sippi
Sacred Heart Parish, Shawano
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota
Salvatorian Mission Warehouse
Secular Order of Franciscans
Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross, Bay Settlement
Society for the Propagation of the Faith
Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, Green Bay
Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, Hortonville
St. Anne Parish – Coleman
St. John the Evangelist Parish, Green Bay
St. John-Sacred Heart School, Sherwood
St. Agnes Parish, Green Bay
St. Anthony Parish, Neopit
St. Anthony Parish, Oconto Falls
St. Anthony School, Oconto
St. Augustine Parish, Wausaukee
St. Bernard Parish Ministry Fund, Appleton
St. Bernard Parish, Green Bay
St. Clare Parish, Wrightstown
St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School System, Inc., Appleton
St. Francis Xavier Parish, DePere
St. Joan of Arc Parish, Goodman
St. John Bosco Catholic School, Sturgeon Bay
St. John Nepomucene Parish, Little Chute
St. John the Baptist Parish, Howard
St. Joseph Parish, Green Bay
St. Margaret Mary Parish, Neenah
St. Mark Parish, Redgranite
St. Mary Catholic Schools Inc., Neenah
St. Mary Congregation,  Ledgeview
St. Mary of the Angels, Green Bay
St. Mary Parish, Menasha
St. Mary Parish, Peshtigo
St. Matthew Parish, Green Bay
St. Michael Parish, Whitelaw
St. Michael Parish, Whitelaw – 2017 Bishop’s Appeal
St. Nicholas Parish, Freedom
St. Norbert College Parish, DePere
St. Patrick Bookstore, Appleton
St. Patrick Parish, Green Bay
St. Paul Parish, Plainfield
St. Paul Seminary School, St. Paul, MN
St. Philip the Apostle Parish, Green Bay
St. Raphael the Archangel Parish, Oshkosh
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Humboldt
St. Therese Parish, Appleton
St. Willebrord Parish, Green Bay
The Jesuit Paternship, Inc. Wisconsin Providence of the Society of Jesus
The Premonstratensian Fathers (aka Norbertine Order), De Pere, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Right to Life/Veritas Society

Catholic Foundation Field of Interest Recipients
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay, Inc.
COTS, Inc., Appleton
Diocese of Green Bay – Eduation
Elizabeth Ministries International, Kaukauna
Fox Valley Warming Shelter
St. Gianna Clinic, Green Bay
St. Kilian Parish, New Franken