Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund Grant Application Period Open
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 29, 2024
Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund
Grant Application Period Open
MANCHESTER, NH – The Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund (BCAF) of the Diocese of Manchester is now accepting grant applications for its Spring 2024 review cycle. Nonprofit organizations serving individuals and families in New Hampshire are encouraged to apply by close of business on Wednesday, February 21.
The BCAF accepts applications from New Hampshire’s 501(c)(3) organizations, without regard to religious affiliation, for projects that help people meet basic needs. It is currently awarding $54,000 in grants to 16 nonprofit organizations that applied for funding during the Winter review cycle.
The BCAF is operated by a volunteer lay board of directors who make recommendations to the Bishop of Manchester for grants to organizations with missions consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and that meet the grant guidelines. The Fund raises money through donations from individuals, businesses, and philanthropic organizations.
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The Diocese of Manchester is the Roman Catholic Church in New Hampshire, serving the needs of nearly 210,000 Catholics. For more information, please visit www.catholicnh.org/overview.