Featured Grantees

Grant totals since CCF’s inception as of MAR. 31. 2023.

234 Catholic Parishes in Minnesota

$47.2 million total granted to Catholic parishes in the state of Minnesota in support of their missions and ministries. To learn more about how you can give through CCF to your parish, click here. To learn how CCF helps parishes responsibly steward their funds, click here.

Aim Higher Foundation

$3.4 million granted to The Aim Higher Foundation to provide student-based, tuition-assistance scholarships so that more children in the twelve-county Twin Cities metro area can experience the life-changing benefits of a Catholic education.


Catholic Charities Twin Cities

$8.5 million granted to Catholic Charities Twin Cities to serve those most in need and advocates for justice in the community. In partnership with volunteers, advocates, and donors, Catholic Charities creates opportunities for families and individuals to thrive.


Catholic Relief Services

$3.4 million granted to Catholic Relief Services to alleviate suffering and provide assistance to people in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion, or nationality. Catholic Relief Services is the official overseas relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and a member of Caritas Internationalis.


Catholic Services Appeal Foundation

$2.7 million granted to The Catholic Services Appeal Foundation to fund the designated ministries within the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis that no one parish can support on its own.


CommonBond Communities

$472K granted to CommonBond Communities to build stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities. CommonBond owns or manages 7,000 affordable housing units throughout 60 cities in four states. Through its integrated housing and services model, residents of all ages receive support to ensure they have a stable foundation to achieve their goals.


Drexel Mission Schools

$9.6 million granted to the ten K-8 schools participating in the Drexel Mission Schools Initiative, which provides programming and services to qualifying schools in exchange for commitments to certain standards of excellence on the part of the schools.


NET Ministries

$2.4 million granted to NET Ministries to challenge young Catholics, through relational ministry, to follow Christ and embrace a life of community in the Church.


Our Lady of Peace

$453K granted to Our Lady of Peace to gently comfort and care for those most in need near the end of their lives, wherever they call home, regardless of means.


Saint John Vianney College Seminary

$4.8 million granted to Saint John Vianney College Seminary to nurture the seeds of a priestly vocation and prepare young men for major seminary through a premier education, a systematic formation in Christian character, and a traditional Catholic program of spiritual growth.


The Saint Paul Seminary

$5.3 million granted to The Saint Paul Seminary to form joyful, Catholic leaders for thriving parishes, families, and communities.


Sharing & Caring Hands

$1.2 million granted to Sharing & Caring Hands to compassionately respond to the needs of the poor. Sharing & Caring Hands is set up to be a safety-net organization to help with whatever needs are not being met, including but not limited to providing meals, clothing, showers, shelter, transportation help, rent deposits, rent help, medical assistance, dental care, furniture, school expenses, and other miscellaneous needs.


SPO (Saint Paul’s Outreach)

$1.7 million granted to SPO to build missional community on college campuses and beyond, forming lifelong disciples.


Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities

$112K granted to Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities (UGMTC) to serve men, women, and children experiencing hunger, homelessness, and addiction. Emergency services include food, safe shelter and vital care. Ongoing support offers Bible study, professional mental health services on-site, education, mentorship, job-skills training, early childhood education, addiction recovery, and financial literacy instruction.


Visitation Monastery of Minneapolis

$117K granted to the Visitation Monastery of Minneapolis. The Visitation Sisters of Minneapolis live a monastic life of prayer and community: being present, welcoming and reaching out to all in the diverse setting of north Minneapolis.


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