Boniface Grant Buys a Van
This spring, the St. Boniface Grants & Outreach Committee recommended a $5,000 grant to Brothers and Sisters Doing the Right Thing, which serves the youth of Newtown with tutoring and mentoring programs. Read on for how this grant was put into action. Read More
Through our St. Boniface Endowment, St. Boniface Church plays an important role in carrying out Christ’s ministry in the world. 
Grants awarded since 1996 -- totalling over a $600,000 dollars-- have enabled this parish to reach people and projects in our community and far beyond that are working to lift up the least among us.  Projects have ranged from mentoring for youth in our community, 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.
Recently St. Boniface grants have aided organizations addressing homelessness, hunger and child safety.  Organizations we have supported include: All Faiths Food Bank, Brothers and Sisters Doing the Right Thing, Face of HopeFamily Promise of Sarasota, Guardian ad Litem, Jospeh's Storehouse, Manasota Operation Troop Support, Meals on Wheels, Resurrection House, Rise Against Hunger, Sarasota United for Responsibility and Equity (S.U.R.E.), Take Stock in Children and Visible Men Academy
The next deadline for grant applications is August 1. To learn more about grants, contact Helen Francis.
Funds for grants come from bequests and gifts.  To learn more about supporting outreach grants contact Betsie Danner.
For grant guidelines click here.
For an application form click here.  Grant recipients will be asked to complete a grant evaluation (see report here) and financial expenditures report once the project is complete.
Our grants touch lives around the globe!
This Fall the Grants Committee continued its support to key community issues important to St. Boniface parishioners:  child protection, homelessness and hunger.  St. Boniface is pleased to continue its on-going support of the work of All Faiths Food Bank, Family Promise of Sarasota, Guardian ad Litem, Meals on Wheels, Resurrection House and Take Stock in Children.  In addition, we are happy to provide funding to Brothers and Sisters Doing the Right Thing, El Hogar, Operation Jabez, Brookside Middle School and the St. Boniface Preschool.
Grants are made possible thanks to parishioner bequests and outright gifts to the Endowment Fund.  For more information of such legacy giving, contact Betsie Danner.  For more information on grants application, contact Helen Francis.