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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. Since 2019-20, $2,664,634 has been awarded to rural and financially struggling parishes for the purposes outlined below:

Awarded Parish Operating Grants (2021-2022)
Awarded Parish Operating Grants (2020-2021)
Awarded Parish Operating Grants (2019-2020)

On behalf of Holy Angels Parish, I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude as a recipient of an Operating Grant for this coming fiscal year. We look forward to being able to use the funds to help keep our parish operating smoothly and to continue to make an impact in our community and parishioners’ lives.

Andrea Gore, Business Manager, Holy Angels Parish, Clifton

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 Grants Committee of the Advancement Foundation. 

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

Grant applications are due by 5 p.m. May 1. All applicants will be notified by letter prior to June 30 and grant payments will be made in twelve monthly installments beginning in July.

201 Main Street, Suite 1198
Fort Worth, TX 76102-3105

817-803-5310 (fax)



Renée Underwood, CFRE
Chief Development Officer of the Advancement Foundation

Wendy Collins
Director of Stewardship and Parish Relations

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