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Annual Diocesan Appeal

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Parish Resources

Click the button below for information and materials that will assist each parish in conducting a successful Annual Diocesan Appeal. Some examples of items you will find:

  • Payroll Deduction Information
  • General Information
  • Appeal Procedures
  • Letters
  • Pledge Forms
  • Scripts
  • Bulletin Inserts and Covers
  • Sample Announcements
  • Prayers
  • Logos and Graphics

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Parish Operating Grants

Thanks to the generosity of the donors to the Annual Diocesan Appeal, the Advancement Foundation provides generous Operating Grants each year. In 2018-19, $753,727 was awarded to 28 parishes.

Awarded Parish Operating Grants (2018-19)

Thank you for the grant for a full time youth minister to expand the scope of our efforts to include our teens in the daily ministries of the parish. This year, we have 127 registered youth and roughly 75-90 attend on any given night.

Rev. Joy Joseph, Holy Cross Parish, The Colony

Below is the application form for grants to small, rural or needy parishes within the Diocese of Fort Worth in need of additional support to meet their operating expenses. Completed applications will be reviewed by the Diocesan Pastoral Finance Committee and approved by the Board of Directors of the Advancement Foundation. All applicants will be notified by letter prior to June 30, 2019. Grants will be disbursed in twelve (12) equal payments beginning July 1.

Note: When filling out the application, we recommend using Adobe Reader (A free download!) to avoid lost data due to unpredictable browsers.

Grants Memo and Application

Please submit the application and all required documentation by 5:00 p.m. May 1, 2019 via email, mail or fax to:

800 West Loop 820 South
Fort Worth, Texas 76108-2919

817-560-3300
817-945-9441 (fax)

 


Contacts:

Renée Underwood
Associate Director of the Advancement Foundation
817-945-9441

Dianna Rhoads
Gift Processing Supervisor
817-945-9463

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