Invest in the Mind. Enrich the Spirit.

The Funds

The Trust currently houses six funds, each with its own application criteria and deadline. Before applying for a grant, read the fund descriptions below in order to ensure your proposal meets the necessary requirements for submission.

ENDOWED FUNDS

Catholic School Champions Endowment Fund
The Fund will award each of the 15 Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese a renewable scholarship based on the stated cost of tuition and fees for one student each year. Elementary schools can receive a single scholarship each year.

Community Faith Building Endowment Fund
An endowed fund providing support for parish religious education programs.

Leaders of the Future Endowment Fund
An endowment established for the formation of seminarians and permanent deacons and for training lay ministers.

The Bishop Richard Sklba Endowment Fund for Biblical Studies
An endowment created to further the development and deepening of biblical knowledge and spirituality among the clergy and laity of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

NON-ENDOWED FUNDS

Note: Applications for the following Funds are only accepted from selected organizations that are invited to submit a proposal. 

Centers of Excellence Fund
Provides funding for the new Centers of Excellence initiatives that seek to renew the quality of Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

Global Faith and Education Fund
Provides the faithful in southeastern Wisconsin with an opportunity to participate in Catholic education and faith formation in the global Church.

Living Our Faith Fund
Supports the growth and expansion of Adult Formation and Campus Ministry programs within the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.