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Bishop's Charitable Assistance Fund Accepting Grant Applications for May 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 5, 2017

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
MELANIE ENGLISH
603-663-0166

(MANCHESTER, NH) The Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund is accepting grant applications for the spring 2017 review cycle. Applicants should submit a completed application and all required information no later than end of business on May 3, 2017. Information and an application are available on the Diocesan website: catholicnh.org/BCAF. Applicants are welcome to call 603-663-0166 to discuss a proposed grant.

The BCAF accepts applications from qualified 501 (c) 3 organizations in New Hampshire, without regard to religious affiliation, for projects that help people in New Hampshire meet their basic needs.

The BCAF is operated by a volunteer lay board of directors who make recommendations to the Bishop of Manchester for grants to any organization in New Hampshire whose mission is consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and who 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 255,000 Catholics. For more information, please visit www.catholicnh.org/overview.