Grant Focus Areas

The Archdiocese of Denver provides support through generous grant funding for vital ministries. Click below to learn more about the grant-fund opportunities.

Catholic Education
PreK -12
Future of the Church
Camps & Retreats
Hispanic Immigrant Integration

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CATHOLIC EDUCATION: Pre-K - 12

Academic Excellence Early Childhood Education Kids in Need Teacher Formation Infrastructure Technology Greatest Need
Contribute to STEM curriculum materials, and equipment; Classical curriculum, new History curriculum and support of staffing. Contribute to high-quality education of 3-8 year olds. ECE greatly impacts a child’s future. Research shows improvements in cognitive abilities, self esteem, motivation and critical behavioral traits. Contribute to tuition assistance to make Catholic education financially accessible to low-income families, giving a choice in education to low-income families. Contribute to ongoing professional development, faith, and leadership formation support – sponsor-a-teacher. Contribute to school facility upkeep such as boilers, electrical upgrades, playgrounds, athletic fields, and security. Contribute to laptops, smart boards, printers, labs, etc. within a specific school or several schools. Contribute to the greatest need in support of Pre-K – 12 Catholic Education.
Academic Excellence Early Childhood Education (ECE)
Contribute to STEM curriculum materials, and equipment; Classical curriculum, new History curriculum and support of staffing. Contribute to high-quality education of 3-8 year olds. ECE greatly impacts a child’s future. Research shoes improvements in cognitive abilities, self-esteem, motivation and critical behavioral traits.
Kids in Need Teacher Formation
Contribute to tuition assistance to make Catholic education financially accessible to low-income families, giving a choice in education to low-income families. Contribute to ongoing professional development, faith, and leadership formation support – sponsor-a-teacher.
Infrastructure Technology
Contribute to school facility upkeep such as boilers, electrical upgrades, playgrounds, athletic fields, and security.
Contribute to laptops, smart boards, printers, labs, etc. within a specific school or several schools.
Strong Academic Curriculum Greatest Need
Contribute to STEM curriculum, materials, and equipment; Classical curriculum, New History curriculum.
Contribute to the greatest need in support of Pre-K – 12 Catholic Education.

Statistics

1

Supports 1000 low-income students/year.

7400

Keep Catholic schools open and forming children with a moral compass.

Impact

  • Low-income students often become the first to graduate high school in their family because of a Catholic education.
  • Students receive a quality faith-filled education and formation of how to live an authentic Catholic life as opposed to being taught a secular curriculum in public and charter schools.

Future of the Church

Future Priests Permanent Deaconate Biblical School (Lay) Catechetical School (Lay) Infrastructure Enrichment Courses Greatest Need
Contribute to the education and formation of men called by God to be Catholic priests. Contribute to educate and form men called to serve as deacons in the Catholic church. Contribute to educating people in Scripture and the relevance of the Bible for today’s world. Contribute to educating people on the Catechism of the Catholic Church leading to communion with God and a life of prayer. Contribute to seminary facility needs. Contribute to lecture-based enrichment courses in special interest topics. Contribute to the greatest need in support of the future of the Church.
Future Priests Permanent Deaconate
Contribute to the education and formation of men called by God to be Catholic priests. Contribute to educate and form men called to serve as deacons in the Catholic church.
Biblical School (Lay) Catechetical School (Lay)
Contribute to educating people in Scripture and the relevance of the Bible for today’s world. Contribute to educating people on the Catechism of the Catholic Church leading to communion with God and a life of prayer.
Infrastructure Enrichment Courses
Contribute to seminary facility needs. Contribute to lecture-based enrichment courses in special interest topics.
Greatest Need
Contribute to the greatest need in support of the future of the Church

Statistics

45

An ordained priest will serve an average of 45 years.

110

seminarians attending both Seminaries.

60000

to educate one seminarian.

Impact

  • Strengthen the future of the church.
  • 15 countries and multiple states send their sons to become priests.
  • Promote our Catholic faith in places of little to no Catholic presence.

Camps & Retreats

Summer Camp Programs Family Camp Programs Adventure Camps Retreats Outdoor Education Missionary Program Greatest Need
Contribute to outdoor adventure, faith, and the formation of youth through Christian role modeling. Contribute to uniting the family in an experience of faith, fun and adventure. Contribute to year-round fun, including faith-based summer camp, family camp, and outdoor educational activities for schools. Contribute to a place and program for youth, young adults, and families to come to know and experience a true friendship with Jesus. Contribute to experiential learning experience for both Catholic & public schools. Contribute to the year-long formation program for lay missionaries. Contribute to the greatest need in support of Camps/Retreats.
Summer Camp Programs Family Camp Programs
Contribute to outdoor adventure, faith, and the formation of youth through Christian role modeling. Contribute to uniting the family in an experience of faith, fun and adventure.
Adventure Camps Retreats
Contribute to year-round fun, including faith-based summer camp, family camp, and outdoor educational activities for schools. Contribute to a place and program for youth, young adults, and families to come to know and experience a true friendship with Jesus.
Outdoor Education Missionary Programs
Contribute to experiential learning experience for both Catholic & public schools. Contribute to the year-long formation program for lay missionaries.
Greatest Need
Contribute to the greatest need in support of Camps/Retreats.

Statistics

260

267-350 Denver campers.

100

100-150 families participate each year (well over 400 people).

1000

1000 youth participate in the JPII Outdoor Lab program per year.

10

10-20 missionaries support the efforts each year.

Impact

  • Deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Build a stronger understanding of themselves
  • Develop a meaningful relationship with creation

Hispanic Immigrant Integration

Rise out of Poverty Job Preparation Technology Citizenship Higher Education Family Services Greatest Need
Contribute to self-sufficiency courses to integrate, such as English as a Second Language (ESL) and Financial and Computer Literacy. Contribute to providing immigrants with a General Education Development (GED). Contribute to Computer Training and new computers to support basic and advanced courses. Contribute to helping Hispanic immigrants become a United States citizen. Contribute to online accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree programs offered in Spanish. Contribute to providing services such as Legal Night, Tax Aid, and other resources that serve basic needs. Contribute to the greatest need in support of Hispanic Immigrants.
Rise out of Poverty Job Preparation
Contribute to self-sufficiency courses to integrate, such as English as a Second Language (ESL) and Financial and Computer Literacy. Contribute to providing immigrants with a General Education Development (GED).
Technology Citizenship
Contribute to Computer Training and new computers to support basic and advanced courses. Contribute to helping Hispanic immigrants become a United States citizen.
Higher Education Family Services
Contribute to online accredited bachelor’s and master’s degree programs offered in Spanish. Contribute to providing services such as Legal Night, Tax Aid, and other resources that serve basic needs.
Greatest Need
Contribute to the greatest need in support of Hispanic Immigrants.

Statistics

5000

FY2020 – over 5,000 immigrants served

Impact

  • $40,000 sponsors one semester ESL for 90 students
  • $25,000 sponsors one GED class for class for 40 students