Milwaukee Archdiocese Grant Program for Catholic Schools Announced

Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee will have access to a new grant program. Giving Initiatives For Today’s Students (G.I.F.T.S.) was revealed at the annual Archbishop’s Catholic Schools Dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 13.

The purpose of the grant program is to expand services and educational opportunities in the 107 Catholic schools in the archdiocese. Grants will support schools in one of four focus areas: Catholic identity, development and marketing, educational innovation and in project development, by providing seed money.

“I encourage people to support and promote Catholic education because it is simply carrying out the mission that Jesus Christ has given us to instruct others in the faith,” said Archbishop Jerome Listecki.
“At no other time in our history do we need Catholic education more than we need it today.”

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee Office for Schools plans to award up to 10 grants of $10,000 and 20 grants of $5,000 for use in the 2019-20 school year. Funds raised at the annual Archbishop’s Catholic Schools Dinner wil support G.I.F.T.S.
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