Catholic Health Foundation

Bettering health within the Archdiocese of Boston.

In 2013, the Catholic Community Fund was named the overseeing entity for the Catholic Health Foundation of Greater Boston, Inc. (Catholic Health Foundation, “CHF”). The Catholic Health Foundation exists to provide financial support to non-profit organizations that provide health care and healthcare services consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church within the 144 cities and towns that comprise the Archdiocese of Boston.

Grant Making

Grants are annually distributed in the following categories:

  • Bereavement
  • Building/Equipment
  • Cancer
  • Education (medical or health)
  • Employee assistance
  • Health or medical services for residents of Middleborough
  • Medical
  • Social needs
  • Unrestricted


No grants are made to individuals or government agencies, or for endowments or operating deficits. Since making our first grants in June 2014, the CHF has distributed 352 grants totaling nearly $3.9 million.
If you have any health-related initiatives in your parish or school, social service agency, or other nonprofit entity you may be involved in, we invite you to apply. Applications for 2021 will open in early January 2021 and will be due by 5 p.m. on March 31, 2021 The online grant application can be accessed by clicking the button below.

Board of Trustees

Patricia Kelleher Bartram
Interim Secretary for Institutional Advancement
Archdiocese of Boston
President

John E. Straub
Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer
Archdiocese of Boston
Treasurer 

Francis J. O’Connor, Esq.
General Counsel
Archdiocese of Boston
Secretary

Janice E. Healey, CDA
East Falmouth, MA

Patricia S. Jay, MD, NCMP
Dedham, MA

Rev. Arthur T. MacKay, OD
Catholic Chaplain
Lahey Hospital and Metrowest Medical Center

MC Sullivan, RN, MTS, JD
Chief Healthcare Ethicist and Director
Initiative on Palliative Care & Advanced Care Planning
Archdiocese of Boston

_________

Lisa Lipsett, Esq.
Executive Director

Online Grant Application

If you or your colleagues have any questions, please contact Lisa Lipsett at 617-746-5693 or use our contact form.

2020 Grant Recipients

During the period from July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, 20 grants totaling $275,917 were made to the following organizations:
Organization Name Location Grant Purpose Grant Amount 
Cathedral of the Holy Cross Boston Cathedral Cares Clinic $10,000
Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston, Inc. Boston The Teen Center at St. Peter’s $15,000
The Home for Little Wanderers Boston In-home therapeutic services for low-income families $15,000
Archdiocese of Boston Braintree No-Touch thermometers for parishes and schools $25,000
Clergy Health & Retirement Trust Braintree CHRT Care Team $15,000
Franciscan Children’s Brighton Kids Healthy Minds Initiative $25,000
Father Bill’s & MainSpring Brockton Triage Outreach Project for Homeless $15,000
MAB Community Services Brookline Greater Boston Program for Older Adults with Vision Loss $10,000
Codman Square Health Center Dorchester General Operating Support for COVID-19 Response $15,000
Project Care and Concern* Dorchester Donor-Directed Grant $309
St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children Dorchester COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Mothers and Children $50,000
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Dracut Stephen Ministry Leadership Training and Initiation of Stephen Ministry at St Francis Parish in Dracut, MA $3,200
My Brother’s Keeper, Inc. Easton Food Assistance Program $10,000
Wounded Warrior Project* Jacksonville, FL Donor-directed grant $308
Community Servings Jamaica Plain Nutrition Program for Individuals & Families Affected by Critical Illness and Chronic Disease $13,000
Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center Lawrence Compassionate Connectivity for Residents $11,600
The Carroll Center for the Blind Newton Senior Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired $7,500
Maria Droste Counseling Services Quincy Substance Abuse Counseling $10,000
St. Monica Parish South Boston Good Samaritan Ministry $15,000
Regis College Weston CARE (Caring, Access, Rx, and Education) Initiative (school nurse for Trinity Catholic Academy/Lawrence Catholic Academy) $10,000
* – Donor Directed

Past Grant Recipients

During the period from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019, 70 grants totaling $745,618 were made to the following organizations:

Organization NameLocationGrant PurposeGrant Amount 
Living Water Holy Family Star of the Sea ParishAmesburyAED Access and Training$2,000
Arlington Catholic High SchoolArlingtonHealth and Wellness Programming$11,000
Archdiocesan Addiction Recovery Pastoral Support ServicesBostonFaith, Hope and Recovery for Families of Addicted$25,000
Care 2 CommunitiesBostonExpanding Access to Primary Care in Haiti$25,000
Cathedral 7-12 High School*BostonCathedral 7-12 School Student Health$67,138
Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of BostonBostonNurse Assistant and Home Health Aide training program$20,000
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteBostonImproving Treatment Strategies for Breast Cancer Brain Metastases$15,000
Emmanuel CollegeBostonUrban Food Project$5,000
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer CenterBostonReducing Disparities in Cancer Care for Underserved Patients with Mental Illness$25,000
The Home for Little WanderersBostonIn-Home Therapeutic Services for Low-Income Families$12,250
Sacred Hearts SchoolBradfordStudent health program$5,000
Clergy Health & Retirement TrustBraintreeIntentional Living Program$30,000
Saint John’s Seminary -Theological InstituteBraintreeBereavement Workshop and Bioethics Series$9,000
Father Bill’s & MainSpringBrocktonTriage Outreach Project$20,000
Signature Healthcare Corporation-Brockton HospitalBrocktonCentering Prayer Training$12,000
Trinity Catholic AcademyBrocktonStudent health program$29,000
St. Paul’s Choir SchoolCambridgeStudent health program$14,800
St. Peter SchoolCambridgeSchool Counseling Program$12,500
St. John the Evangelist SchoolCantonAED Replacement and Training$2,710
Mount Alvernia AcademyChestnut HillBuilding Resiliency and Managing Anxiety Speaker Series$3,000
St. John’s Preparatory SchoolDanversStudent Mental Well Being and Substance Use Prevention$7,350
St. Mary’s Annunciation SchoolDanversStudent health program$6,508
Project Care and Concern*DorchesterDonor-directed grant$355
St. John Paul II Catholic AcademyDorchesterStudent health program$10,000
St. Mary’s Center for Women and ChildrenDorchesterSupporting Young Children Toward Healthy Futures$12,500
Bethany Health Care CenterFraminghamPurchase of Urological Equipment$10,150
Carmel TerraceFraminghamHandrail Scale$1,675
Wounded Warrior Project*Jacksonville, FLDonor-directed grant$355
Community ServingsJamaica PlainNutrition Program for Individuals & Families Affected by Critical Illness and Chronic Disease$10,000
Sacred Heart SchoolKingstonAdjustment Counselor$23,193
Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA AcademyLawrenceSchool Counseling Program$10,000
Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative CenterLawrenceManagement Training$8,200
Immaculate Conception SchoolLowellStudent health program$3,000
Lowell Catholic SchoolLowellStudent health program; AEDs, CPR/AED Staff Certification$10,000
The St. Louis SchoolLowellStudent health program$6,500
Massachusetts Coalition for the HomelessLynnTeen Care Center$10,000
Housing FamiliesMaldenGREAT Youth and Families Program$5,000
St. Ann by the Sea ParishMarshfieldConstanza Medical Mission Medical Professional Scholarship$2,700
St. Joseph SchoolMedfordStudent health program$10,000
St. Raphael Parish SchoolMedfordStudent health program$1,200
Presentation of Mary AcademyMethuenSchool Nurse Certification$2,252
St. Ann’s HomeMethuenHealth and Medical Services & Equipment for Children ages 5-18 with Serious Mental Health Challenges$7,500
St. Monica SchoolMethuenSocial-Emotional Learning and Adjustment Counselor$10,000
Sacred Heart ParishMiddleboroughCPR/AED Training and Speaker Series$12,000
Laboure CollegeMiltonCatholic Health Foundation Scholarship$10,000
St. Agatha SchoolMiltonGuidance Counselor$20,000
The Carroll Center for the BlindNewtonServices for Seniors Who are Blind and Visually Impaired$10,000
The Barton Center for Diabetes EducationNorth OxfordCampership Program for Economically Disadvantaged Children$5,000
Church of St. TheresaNorth ReadingAEDs and First Aid kits$5,170
St. Timothy ParishNorwoodHealth Ministry Program$10,000
St. John the Baptist SchoolPeabodyStudent health program$3,353
Maria Droste Counseling ServicesQuincyClinical programming and community projects for co-occurring substance abuse and mental illness$10,000
St. John the Baptist ParishQuincyBereavement Support Program$5,808
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission GrammarRoxburySharp Objects Training$5,000
Sister Mary Hart Children’s Program @ St. Katherine Drexel ParishRoxburySummer Camp Nurse & Health Care Consultant$4,000
St. Patrick SchoolRoxburyStudent health program$20,000
Little Sisters of the Poor of Greater BostonSomervilleVirtual Dementia Tour Program$2,995
St. Catherine of Genoa SchoolSomervilleStudent health program$20,000
St. Monica ParishSouth BostonGood Samaritan Ministry$25,000
Blessed Sacrament SchoolWalpoleStudent health program$2,549
Community Day Center of WalthamWalthamMicro-Loan Project: Helping the Homeless Take the Next Step$1,500
Milagris de fe at St. Mary’s ParishWalthamSupport for cancer patients$5,000
Neighbors Who CareWalthamProgram Support$10,000
Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted ParishWalthamPurchase of AED Equipment$2,166
Holy Name Parish SchoolWest RoxburyStudent health program$3,000
St. John Chrysostom Parish Health MinistryWest RoxburyHealth equipment$850
Regis CollegeWestonCARE (Caring, Access, Rx, and Education) Initiative (school Nurse for Trinity Catholic Academy/Brockton and Lawrence Catholic Academy)$20,000
Immaculate ConceptionWeymouthAED equipment$3,391
Sacred Heart SchoolWeymouthEmpowering All Students for Emotional and Academic Success in Life$10,000
Supportive LivingWoburnBrain Injury Summer Community Program$5,000

During the period from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, 60 grants totaling $643,129 were made to the following organizations:

Organization Name

Location

Grant Purpose

Grant Amount

Bishop Fenwick High School, Inc

Peabody

Health services program

$7,156

Blessed Stephen Bellesini OSA Academy, Inc.

Lawrence

AED defibrillator, first aid kits and First Aid/CPR/AED training

$6,000

Cathedral 7-12 High School*

Boston

Student health programs

$69,530

Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston, Inc.

Boston

Nurse Assistants and Home Health Aide (NA/HHA) program

$13,500

Catholic Charitable Bureau of the Archdiocese of Boston, Inc.

Boston

Teen Center at St. Peter’s

$10,000

Catholic Memorial School

West Roxbury

Health & wellness services

$5,000

Community Servings

Jamaica Plain

Nutrition program for individuals & families affected by critical illness and chronic disease

$12,500

Cristo Rey Boston High School

Boston

School Health Services and Electronic Health Record (EHR) System

$15,000

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston

Prospective Registry of Patients with Newly Diagnosed Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

$25,000

Edwina Martin House

Brockton

Paul McDevitt House

$9,500

Father Bill’s & MainSpring

Brockton

Triage outreach project

$25,000

Holy Family Parish

Duxbury

Stephen Ministry outreach

$4,531

Holy Ghost Parish

Whitman

Health monitoring and life sustaining equipment

$5,363

Immaculate Conception School

Lowell

Student health programs

$3,000

Laboure College

Milton

Catholic Health Foundation scholarships

$10,000

Lawrence Catholic Academy of Lawrence, MA, Inc.

Lawrence

SNAP software

$3,710

Living Water Holy Family Star of the Sea

Amesbury

AED defibrillator

$3,388

MAB Community Services

Brookline

Program for Seniors with Vision Loss

$8,000

Maristhill Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Waltham

Connecting residents to live televised daily Mass

$3,532

Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center

Lawrence

Palliative care program pilot

$3,500

Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless

Lynn

Teen care center

$10,000

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Boston

Decreasing disparities in access to cancer care for patients with mental illness

$25,000

Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Jamaica Plain

Kinnections

$5,000

Middleborough Services to the Elderly

Middleboro

Project Transport

$20,000

Mt. St. Mary’s Abbey

Wrentham

Infirmary staff support

$10,000

My Brother’s Keeper, Inc.

Easton

Food and furniture assistance programs

$10,000

Neighbors Who Care, Inc.

Waltham

Operating support

$10,000

Old Colony Y

Brockton

Diabetes prevention program

$10,000

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School

Boston

AEDs and CPR Training

$5,000

Pope John XXIII High School

Everett

Portable AEDs and coaching staff training

$5,000

Presentation of Mary Academy

Methuen

AED defibrillator

$2,044

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester

Organizational support

$367

RCAB

Braintree

Foundations of Faith Community Nursing

$2,000

RCAB – Office of Chaplains

Braintree

On call priest support

$40,000

Regis College

Weston

Caring, Access, Rx and Education (CARE) Initiative

$20,000

Sacred Heart School

Lynn

School nurse and supplies

$10,000

Sacred Heart School

Kingston

Adjustment counselor

$23,193

Saint Francis Xavier School

South Weymouth

AED for the church

$2,000

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester

Health & wellness

$10,000

Saint John the Baptist School

Peabody

Emergency preparedness and response/nurse support

$6,808

Saint John’s Seminary-Theological Institute

Braintree

Health education programming

$10,500

Saint Mary’s Annunciation

Danvers

School nurse

$2,285

Saint Paul School

Hingham

CPR/AED/first aid training

$2,400

Saint Timothy Parish

Norwood

Health ministry program

$10,000

Salesian Boys & Girls Club

East Boston

Pediatric first aid & CPR training

$1,700

Scholar Athletes

Roxbury

2018 Playbook & We Are Fit expansion

$25,000

St Patricks Manor

Framingham

Hospice care center update

$2,418

St. Ann’s Home, Inc.

Methuen

Summer experience on Cape Cod for residents with serious mental, emotional and behavioral illness

$12,500

St. Augustine School

Andover

Health and wellness improvement project

$6,500

St. John’s Preparatory School

Danvers

Freedom from chemical dependency and nutrition initiatives

$5,000

St. Joseph Manor Health Care, Inc.

Brockton

Staff empowerment program – phase IV

$10,147

St. Joseph Parish Schools

Needham

Health office needs

$2,789

St. Katharine Drexel Parish

Roxbury

Improvement for family social health and well being

$1,900

St. Mary’s Center for Women and Children

Dorchester

Supporting young children into healthy futures

$12,500

St. Monica Parish

South Boston

The Good Samaritan ministry

$25,000

St. Patrick School

Roxbury

School nurse

$20,000

Supportive Living, Inc.

Woburn

Brain Injury Summer Camp Community Inclusion and Wellness

$5,000

The Irish Pastoral Centre

Dorchester

Community-based nurse practitioner

$10,000

The Italian Home for Children

Boston

Nursing supplies

$7,500

Wounded Warrior Project*

Jacksonville, FL

Organizational support

$368

* – Donor directed

During the period from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017, 59 grants totaling $635,511 were made to the following organizations:

ORGANIZATION

LOCATION

GRANT PURPOSE 

GRANT AMOUNT 

Barton Center for Diabetes Education

North Oxford

Campership Support for Economically Disadvantaged Children in the Archdiocese of Boston

 $5,000

Blessed Sacrament School

Walpole

Health Office Furnishings and Equipment

 $5,000

Cathedral High School*

Boston

Health Programs at Cathedral High School

 $65,560

Cathedral of the Holy Cross – Cathedral Cares Clinic

Boston

Cathedral Cares Clinic

 $15,000

Catholic Charities of Boston – Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Training

Boston/South Boston

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide training program

 $10,000

Catholic Charities of Boston – Teen Center at St. Peter’s

Dorchester

Social Worker at Teen Center at St. Peter’s

 $10,000

Clergy Health & Retirement Trust

Braintree

Healthcare and Wellness Programs for Clergy

 $20,000

Dana Farber Cancer Center

Boston

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Research

 $28,965

Grassroots Diabetes

Boston

On the Road Program for Haitian and Cape Verdean communities

 $7,500

Holy Name Parish School

West Roxbury

Bereavement Program

 $1,364

Immaculate Conception School

Lowell

Health Office Medical Supplies/Equipment

 $3,000

Lawrence Catholic Academy

Lawrence

Health Office Equipment

 $8,913

Lowell Catholic

Lowell

Health Office Equipment/Health Instructor

 $5,000

MA Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Brookline

Vision Rehabilitation for Older Adults

 $8,000

MA Coalition for the Homeless

Lynn

Under One Roof Recuperative Care Center

 $10,000

MA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Jamaica Plain

KINnections Program

 $10,000

Maria Droste Counseling Services

Quincy

Mental Health Counseling for Low Income Persons with Substance Abuse

 $10,000

Marian High School

Framingham

School Nurse Support

 $10,000

Marian Manor

South Boston

Equipment to Monitor Patient Vitals

 $10,000

Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Boston

Psychiatric Oncology Services

 $28,965

My Brother’s Keeper

Easton

Food and Furniture Assistance Programs

 $8,533

Our Lady’s Academy

Waltham

School Nurse Support

 $5,000

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester

Health-related needs of the individuals and families served

 $347

RCAB – Addiction Recovery Pastoral Support Services

Boston

Addiction education, service referral and spiritual support

 $25,000

RCAB – Catholic Schools Office

Braintree

School Nurse Professional Development

 $4,000

RCAB – Office of Canonical Affairs

Braintree

Healing and Deliverance Ministry

 $9,660

RCAB – Office of the Deaf Apostolate

Braintree

Healthcare Ministry of the Deaf Apostolate

 $20,000

RCAB – ProLife Office/Pregnancy Help

Braintree

Purchase of Ultrasound Machine for Brockton Pregnancy Help Office

 $10,000

Regis College

Weston

Healthcare/Health Education at Trinity Catholic Academy and Lawrence Catholic Academy

 $20,000

Sacred Heart Parish

Middleborough

Parish Health and Wellness Programs

 $25,000

Sacred Heart School System, Inc.

Kingston

Adjustment Counselor

 $20,000

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester

School Nurse Support

 $10,000

Salesian Boys & Girls Club of East Boston

Winthrop

Medical Supplies

 $750

Scholar Athletes

Roxbury

Playbook Health and Wellness Program

 $10,000

Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital

Brockton

Emotional and Spiritual Support for Patients at Brockton Hospital Cancer Center

 $25,000

St. Catherine of Genoa School

Somerville

School Nurse Support

 $10,000

St. Charles School

Woburn

School Nurse Support

 $10,000

St. Jerome School

Weymouth

School Nurse Support

 $5,000

St. John School

Boston/North End

School Nurse Support

 $20,000

St. John School

Canton

CPR/AED First Aid Training for Faculty/Staff

 $2,000

St. John the Baptist School

Peabody

Vision and Hearing Screening Equipment

 $3,000

St. Joseph Manor Health Care

Brockton

Staff Empowerment Program

 $9,567

St. Joseph Parish

Lynn

AED defibrillators

 $2,600

St. Joseph Parish Schools

Needham

School Nurse Support and Health Office Equipment

 $5,000

St. Louis School

Lowell

School Nurse Support

 $5,000

St. Margaret of Scotland Parish

Lowell

Pastoral Care Ministry

 $5,000

St. Mary of the Assumption School

Brookline

School Nurse Support

 $10,000

St. Mary’s Center for Women & Children

Dorchester

Supporting Young Families and Children into Healthy Futures program

 $25,000

St. Mary’s High School

Lynn

School Nurse Support

 $5,000

St. Patrick School

Roxbury

School Nurse Support

 $20,000

St. Patrick’s Manor

Framingham

Furniture Replacement for Hospice Center

 $2,280

St. Peter School

Cambridge

School Nurse Support

 $5,760

St. Raphael School

West Medford

Audiometer for Hearing Screenings

 $1,800

St. Rose School

Chelsea

School Nurse Support

 $10,000

St. Theresa of Avila School

West Roxbury

Health Office Equipment

 $5,000

Supportive Living, Inc.

Woburn

Total Health Summer Camp for Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

 $5,000

Trinity Catholic Academy

Brockton

AED Equipment

 $2,600

Wounded Warrior Project*

Cambridge

Health-related needs of wounded veterans in Greater Boston

 $347

* – Donor Directed

During the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, 58 health-related grants totaling $528,507 were made to the following organizations:

Organization

Location

Grant Purpose

Grant Amount

Archbishop Williams High School

Braintree

Improvement to student health services

$5,250

Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.

North Oxford

Campership support for youths with Type 1 diabetes

$5,000

Bishop Fenwick High School

Peabody

SNAP software for student medical record keeping, medical equipment/supplies

$5,250

Blessed Sacrament School

Walpole

Medical equipment for school health office

$5,500

Blessed Stephen Bellesini Academy

Lawrence

Health education and wellness services

$10,000

Carmel Terrace, Inc.

Framingham

Emergency pendants for residents

$5,500

Cathedral of the Holy Cross

Boston

Cathedral Cares Clinic – serving health care needs of low income residents of Boston’s South End  

$15,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Brockton & South Boston  
 

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Program

$10,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Dorchester

Social services for the mental and emotional health of youths at Catholic Charities’ Teen Center at St. Peter  

$10,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Boston

Health care/medical services for refugee families resettling in Greater Boston

$30,000

Clergy Benefit Funding Trust

Braintree

Support of health care and wellness programming for clergy

$40,000

Crossroads Family Shelter

East Boston

Family health and safety project

$15,000

Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents

Waltham

Retreats for grieving parents

$1,300

Father Bill’s & MainSpring

Quincy

Outreach connecting homeless men and women with health services

$10,000

Housing Families, Inc.

Malden

Mental health and trauma services for homeless children

$10,000

Josh Anderson Foundation

Vienna, VA

Suicide prevention programming aimed at vulnerable 9th/10th graders in Catholic schools in RCAB

$5,000

Holy Name Parish School

West Roxbury

Employee health initiatives

$2,500

Immaculate Conception School

Lowell

Nursing costs and medical supplies

$3,000

Labouré College

Milton

Nursing education scholarships

$8,000

Lawrence Catholic Academy

Lawrence

Medical equipment

$9,330

Lowell Catholic High School

Lowell

Medical infrastructure and equipment for new PreK-12 model

$20,000

Maria Droste Counseling Services

Quincy

Mental health and substance abuse counseling for persons with low income

$10,000

MA Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired 

Brookline

Vision rehabilitation program for older adults

$7,000

MA Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Boston

KINnections Program – support for grandparents caring for grandchildren

$10,000

My Brother’s Keeper

Easton

Food and furniture assistance programs (serving Brockton)

$10,000

Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary

Weston

Exercise facility for seminarians

$15,000

Pregnancy Care Center of the Merrimack Valley

Haverhill

College outreach program

$10,000

Presentation of Mary Academy

Methuen

SNAP software for student medical record keeping

$2,780

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester

Toward health-related needs of the individuals and families served

$331

Quincy Catholic Academy

Quincy

Improvements to school health office

$7,000

Regis College

Weston

Nurse practitioners at Trinity Catholic Academy (Brockton) and Lawrence Catholic Academy

$20,000

RCAB/Catholic Schools Office

Braintree

Professional development programs for Catholic school nurses

$4,000

RCAB/Office of Canonical Affairs

Braintree

Healing and Deliverance Ministry

$8,000

Sacred Heart Parish

Middleborough

Parish nursing program

$41,731

Sacred Heart School

Roslindale

Nursing software and medical equipment

$3,500

Sacred Heart School

Weymouth

Child protection curriculum and SNAP software for student medical record keeping

$2,000

Sacred Heart School System

Kingston

SNAP software for student medical record keeping and vision/hearing screening equipment

$16,748

Saint Agatha School

Milton

Hearing assessment equipment

$1,500

Saint Bridget School

Framingham

Physical education equipment for preschool grades

$2,000

Saint Catherine of Genoa School

Somerville

Nursing care of students

$15,000

Saint Catherine of Siena

Norwood

Medical equipment

$5,000

Saint Charles School

Woburn

Medical equipment

$2,600

Saint Eulalia Parish

Winchester

Bereavement workshops

$5,000

Saint Francis Xavier School

Weymouth

Medical and health education supplies

$3,500

Saint John School

Wellesley

Nursing care of students

$15,000

Saint Joseph Manor Health Care

Brockton

Professional development for staff

$6,000

Saint Joseph School

Medford

SNAP software for student medical record keeping

$2,500

Saint Mary of the Annunciation School

Danvers

SNAP software for student medical record keeping and medical equipment

$4,000

Saint Paul School

Hingham

Health, nutrition, and fitness education

$5,000

Saint Patrick’s Manor

Framingham

Renovations to palliative care/hospice unit

$22,444

Saint Peter School

Cambridge

SNAP software for student medical record keeping, medical equipment, and health education

$5,000

Saint Raphael School

West Medford

Health screening for preschool students

$1,000

Saint Rose School

Chelsea

Student health services

$8,500

Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School

Lowell

Medical equipment

$3,913

Salesian Boys & Girls Club of East Boston

Winthrop

Medical equipment

$2,000

Scholar Athletes

Roxbury

Health and wellness programming for vulnerable 9th/10th graders

$20,000

The Saints Academy

Beverly

Vision screening and nursing software

$4,500

Wounded Warrior Project*

Cambridge

Health-related needs of wounded veterans in Greater Boston

$330

 

 

GRAND TOTAL

$528,507

During the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, 60 health-related grants totaling $709,003 were made in the following categories: Bereavement, Building/Equipment, Cancer, Education (medical or health), Employee Assistance, Medical, Social Needs, and Unrestricted. This year we also had opportunities for funding restricted to health/medical services for residents of Middleborough, MA.

Organization

Location

Grant Purpose

Grant Amount

Archbishop Williams High School

Braintree

Student health education workshops/seminars

$3,000

Arlington Catholic High School

Arlington

Wellness Coordinator/Strategic Wellness Program

$10,000

Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
(Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes and Camp Joslin for Boys with Diabetes)

North Oxford

Camperships support for youths with Type 1 diabetes who reside in the Archdiocese of Boston

$5,000

Bethany Health Care Center

Framingham

Facility renovations benefitting cancer patients

$30,500

Bishop Fenwick High School

Peabody

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AED)

$1,300

Care2Communities

Newton

Primary health care in Haiti

$25,000

Cathedral High School*

Boston

Wellness programming

$65,380

Cathedral of the Holy Cross

Boston

Cathedral Cares Clinic

$7,680

Catholic Charities of Boston

Brockton and South Boston

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program

$20,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Hull

Health services at Sunset Point Camp

$10,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Boston

Refugee and Immigration Services health services

$20,000

Cheverus School of Sacred Hearts Parish

Malden

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Crossroads Family Shelter

East Boston

Family health and safety project

$15,000

Daughters of Saint Paul

Jamaica Plain

Staffing and medical expenses of the Daughters of Saint Paul Infirmary

$20,000

Emmanuel College

Boston

Urban Food Project at Notre Dame Campus

$2,500

Franciscan Hospital for Children

Brighton

Kids Fund Program

$25,000

Holy Name Parish School

West Roxbury

Employee health initiatives

$2,500

Irish Pastoral Centre

Dorchester

Senior Citizen Outreach Program

$5,000

Little Sisters of the Poor

Somerville

Health-related equipment for low income seniors in assisted living

$20,000

Lowell Catholic High School

Lowell

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Malden Catholic High School

Malden

Health education programming

$2,000

Maria Droste Counseling Services

Quincy

Mental health counseling for low income persons

$10,000

Our Lady of Perpetual Help-Mission Grammar School

Roxbury

School health services

$10,000

Our Lady of the Assumption School

Lynnfield

Student eye exams and renovation of Nurse’s Station

$5,000

Our Lady’s Academy

Waltham

Holistic wellness programming

$5,500

Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary

Weston

Exercise facility for seminarians

$9,750

Presentation of Mary Academy

Methuen

Concussion awareness baseline testing

$2,500

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester

Health-related needs of individuals and families served

$355

RCAB/Catholic Schools Office

Braintree

School Nurse Professional Development

$4,790

RCAB/Clergy Benefit Funding Trust

Braintree

Support of health care and wellness programming for clergy

$40,000

RCAB/Office for Persons with Disabilities

Braintree

Develop pilot program to better serve faith formation of children on the autism spectrum

$10,000

RCAB/Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree

Train/certify one hospital chaplain in Catholic health care ethics

$5,350

RCAB/Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree

Faith Community Nursing Program

$36,300

RCAB/Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree

Bereavement-grief-loss workshops for parishes

$2,668

Sacred Heart Parish of the Cranberry Catholic Collaborative

Middleborough

Parish Nursing Program

$50,000

Saint Agatha School

Milton

Toward purchase of medical equipment (Optec 5000 Vision Screener)

$2,030

Saint Ann’s Home

Methuen

Outfit Community Based Acute Treatment Unit

$15,000

Saint Blaise Parish

Bellingham

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

$1,000

Saint Bridget School

Framingham

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AED)

$1,300

Saint Brigid-Gate of Heaven Parish Collaborative

South Boston

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AEDs)

$2,600

Saint Catherine of Genoa School

Somerville

School health services

$8,500

Saint Catherine of Siena School

Norwood

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Saint Columbkille Partnership School

Brighton

Student health and wellness services

$3,500

Saint Eulalia Parish

Winchester

Support and expand parish bereavement program

$5,000

Saint James Parish of the Salem Catholic Collaborative

Salem

Health-related infrastructure for parish

$15,000

Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School

Lowell

Toward purchase of medical equipment (Digital Scale)

$1,011

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester and Mattapan

Health education curriculum and school health services for summer program

$25,000

Saint Mary’s Center for Women and Children

Dorchester

Supporting Young Families Into Health Futures Initiative

$25,000

Saint Mary Parish of the Quincy Catholic Collaborative

Quincy

Health-related infrastructure for religious education programming

$20,000

Saint Monica School

Methuen

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Saint Monica-Saint Augustine Parish Collaborative

South Boston

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AEDs)

$2,600

Saint Patrick School

Roxbury

School health services and related software (SNAP)

$10,735

Saint Patrick Parish

Stoneham

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AED)

$1,300

Saint Peter Parish

Dorchester

Catholic Anti-Violence Initiative

$16,000

Saint Rock Haiti Foundation

Milton

Centre de Sante, Haiti, patient transport vehicle

$15,000

Saint Theresa of Avila School

West Roxbury

Student vision and hearing screening

$3,000

Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital

Brockton

Pastoral Care Program

$35,000

South Boston Catholic Academy

South Boston

School health services

$5,000

Trinity Catholic Academy

Brockton

Student health & safety program

$3,000

Wounded Warrior Project*

Cambridge

Health-related needs of wounded veterans in Greater Boston

$354

*donor-directed

 

TOTAL:

$709,003

The Board of Directors of the Catholic Health Foundation of Greater Boston, Inc. (“Catholic Health Foundation”) was pleased to make its first grants in June 2014:

Organization Name

Location

Grant Purpose

Grant Amount

Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.

North Oxford, MA

Toward camper scholarships for financially needy children with Type 1 diabetes who reside in the Archdiocese of Boston

$7,500

Bethany Health Care Center

Framingham, MA

Toward facility renovations benefitting cancer patients

$30,000

Blessed Sacrament School

Walpole, MA

Support for school library materials to serve students and families dealing with grief and loss

$600

Care2Communities

Newton, MA

Support toward outfitting a container health clinic in Haiti

$100,000

Cathedral High School*

Boston, MA

Support for school Nursing Office & student health programming

$65,734

Cathedral of the Holy Cross

Boston, MA

Support for parish nursing program, Cathedral Cares Clinic

$6,907

Catholic Charities of Boston

Dorchester, MA

Support for staffing & for training staff in health-related data collection at St. Peter Teen Center

$25,313

Catholic Charities of Boston

Brockton, MA and South Boston, MA

Support for expansion of Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide training programs in Brockton and South Boston

$25,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Hull, MA

Support for nursing staff & camper care at Sunset Point Camp

$20,000

Elizabeth Seton Academy

Dorchester, MA

Support toward school nurse

$7,500

Fontbonne Academy

Milton, MA

Improvements to health & wellness programming for students

$7,000

Immaculate Conception School

Lowell, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$3,000

Little Sisters of the Poor of Greater Boston, Inc.

Somerville, MA

Support for patient equipment for St. Joseph Unit, benefitting cancer patients

$40,000

Matignon High School

Cambridge, MA

Support toward a mental health professional to work with students

$9,500

Mount Alvernia High School

Newton, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$2,000

Nativity Prep School

Jamaica Plain, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$4,040

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School

Roxbury, MA

Support toward full-time school nurse

$10,000

Our Lady’s Academy

Waltham, MA

Support toward increased hours for school nurse

$5,000

Presentation of Mary Academy

Methuen, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$2,000

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester, MA

Toward health-related needs of the individuals and families served

$361

RCAB, Catholic Schools Office

Braintree, MA

Professional development for Catholic school nurses

$10,000

RCAB, Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree, MA

Bereavement-Grief-Loss Workshop for parishes

$4,000

RCAB Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree, MA

Train/certify three hospital chaplains in Catholic health care ethics

$16,050

RCAB, Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree, MA

Toward new Faith Community Nursing Program

$50,000

Saint Agatha Parish & Saint Agatha School

Milton, MA

Toward purchase of medical equipment

$3,000

Saint Bridget School

Abington, MA

Toward purchase of School Nurse Assistance Program (SNAP) software and medical equipment

$7,150

Saint Bridget School

Framingham, MA

Purchase of medical equipment

$3,319

Saint Catherine of Genoa School

Somerville, MA

Support toward part-time school nurse

$7,668

Saint Clement School

Medford, MA

Support toward full-time school nurse

$7,668

Saint Columbkille Partnership School

Brighton, MA

Support toward increased hours for school nurse

$7,000

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester and Mattapan, MA

Support toward school nursing program & purchase of School Nurse Assistance Program (SNAP) software

$25,000

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester and Mattapan, MA

Support toward school nursing in Summer Program

$10,000

Saint John Preparatory School

Danvers, MA

For student meditative prayer and exercise programs in school’s Mindfulness Initiative

$10,000

Saint Joseph Manor Health Care, Inc.

Brockton, MA

Continuing education in nursing for staff pursuing RN licensure

$23,962

Saint Joseph Preparatory High School

Brighton, MA

Toward relocation and outfitting of school’s student fitness center

$19,312

Saint Mary’s Center for  Women and Children

Dorchester, MA

Support for Young Families Into Healthy Futures initiative

$25,000

Saint Michael School

Lowell, MA

Support for Student Health Office toward medical supplies, emergency equipment & health education programming

$8,000

Saint Patrick School

Stoneham, MA

Toward increased hours for school nurse

$5,000

Saint Raphael School

Medford, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$2,000

Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School

Lowell, MA

Support toward increased hours for school nurse & student health tracking software

$16,576

Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital

Brockton, MA

Toward funding a part-time hospital chaplain, one fluent in Haitian Creole or Cape Verdean Creole, supporting cancer and other patients

$20,000

South Boston Catholic Academy

South Boston, MA

Support toward increasing school nurse’s hours, health texts & teacher resources for enhanced nutrition curriculum

$15,000

Trinity Catholic Academy

Brockton, MA

Toward new initiatives for health & fitness programming

$15,000

Wounded Warrior Project*

Cambridge, MA

For health-related needs of wounded veterans in Greater Boston

$361

TOTAL GRANTS:

$684,521

 

*Denotes a grant award from a donor-designated fund

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