SAINT BONIFACE OUTREACH GRANTS
 
Through our Foundation for Outreach and our Endowment, Saint Boniface plays an important role in Christ’s ministry in the world. 
 
Grants awarded since 1996 -- nearly a half million-- have enabled this parish to reach people and projects in our community and far beyond working to lift up the least among us.  Projects have ranged from seminarian scholarships, to wells for clean water, to shelter for those with nowhere to call home, food for those unsure of where their next meal will come from, care for the sick and elderly, mission trips, and planting new churches.
 
Currently the Grants Committee supports six local agencies addressing homelessness, hunger and child safety -- areas of concern based on parishioners' response to our survey.  The selected agencies are: All Faiths Food Bank, Family Promise of Sarasota, Guardian ad Litem, Meals on Wheels, Resurrection House and Take Stock in Children.  Internationally, they support Solar Circle, improving the health, safety and productivity of the Masasi villagers in Tanzania through their barter-system solar powered ovens and lamps..
 
Future applications will be reviewed periodically. 
 
To learn more about grants contact Ginger Pavloff (941-966-8715 or via email).

Funds for grants come from bequests and gifts.  To learn more about supporting outreach grants contact Betsie Danner (941-349-5616 x318 or via email).
 
For grant guidelines click here.
For an application form click here.
To see past grant recipients click here.
 
  
Our grants touch lives around the globe!
 
BONIFACE GRANTS  This Fall the Grants Committee continued its support to key community issues important to St. Boniface parishioners:  child protection, homelessness and hunger.  Six local groups each received $4,000 for their on-going work with these issues.  St. Boniface is pleased to support All Faiths Food Bank, Family Promise of Sarasota, Guardian ad Litem, Meals on Wheels, Resurrection House and Take Stock in Children. 
Grants are made possible thanks to parishioner bequests and outright gifts to the Endowment Fund.  For more information, contacat Betsie Danner.
 
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