2015 Grant Recipients

During the period July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, 60 health-related grants totaling $709,003 were made in the following categories: Bereavement, Building/Equipment, Cancer, Education (medical or health), Employee Assistance, Medical, Social Needs, and Unrestricted. This year we also had opportunities for funding restricted to health/medical services for residents of Middleborough, MA.

Organization Location Grant Purpose Grant Amount

Archbishop Williams High School

Braintree

Student health education workshops/seminars

$3,000

Arlington Catholic High School

Arlington

Wellness Coordinator/Strategic Wellness Program

$10,000

Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.
(Clara Barton Camp for Girls with Diabetes and Camp Joslin for Boys with Diabetes)

North Oxford

Camperships support for youths with Type 1 diabetes who reside in the Archdiocese of Boston

$5,000

Bethany Health Care Center

Framingham

Facility renovations benefitting cancer patients

$30,500

Bishop Fenwick High School

Peabody

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AED)

$1,300

Care2Communities Newton

Primary health care in Haiti

$25,000

Cathedral High School*

Boston

Wellness programming

$65,380

Cathedral of the Holy Cross

Boston

Cathedral Cares Clinic

$7,680

Catholic Charities of Boston

Brockton and South Boston

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Training Program

$20,000

Catholic Charities of Boston Hull

Health services at Sunset Point Camp

$10,000

Catholic Charities of Boston Boston

Refugee and Immigration Services health services

$20,000

Cheverus School of Sacred Hearts Parish

Malden

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Crossroads Family Shelter

East Boston

Family health and safety project

$15,000

Daughters of Saint Paul

Jamaica Plain

Staffing and medical expenses of the Daughters of Saint Paul Infirmary $20,000
Emmanuel College Boston Urban Food Project at Notre Dame Campus $2,500

Franciscan Hospital for Children

Brighton

Kids Fund Program

$25,000

Holy Name Parish School

West Roxbury

Employee health initiatives

$2,500

Irish Pastoral Centre

Dorchester Senior Citizen Outreach Program

$5,000

Little Sisters of the Poor

Somerville

Health-related equipment for low income seniors in assisted living

$20,000

Lowell Catholic High School

Lowell School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Malden Catholic High School

Malden

Health education programming

$2,000

Maria Droste Counseling Services

Quincy

Mental health counseling for low income persons

$10,000

Our Lady of Perpetual Help-Mission Grammar School

Roxbury

School health services

$10,000

Our Lady of the Assumption School

Lynnfield

Student eye exams and renovation of Nurse’s Station

$5,000

Our Lady’s Academy

Waltham

Holistic wellness programming

$5,500

Pope Saint John XXIII National Seminary

Weston

Exercise facility for seminarians

$9,750

Presentation of Mary Academy

Methuen

Concussion awareness baseline testing

$2,500

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester

Health-related needs of individuals and families served

$355

RCAB/Catholic Schools Office

Braintree

School Nurse Professional Development

$4,790

RCAB/Clergy Benefit Funding Trust

Braintree

Support of health care and wellness programming for clergy

$40,000

RCAB/Office for Persons with Disabilities

Braintree

Develop pilot program to better serve faith formation of children on the autism spectrum

$10,000

RCAB/Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree

Train/certify one hospital chaplain in Catholic health care ethics

$5,350

RCAB/Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree

Faith Community Nursing Program

$36,300

RCAB/Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree Bereavement-grief-loss workshops for parishes

$2,668

Sacred Heart Parish of the Cranberry Catholic Collaborative

Middleborough

Parish Nursing Program

$50,000

Saint Agatha School

Milton Toward purchase of medical equipment (Optec 5000 Vision Screener) $2,030

Saint Ann’s Home

Methuen

Outfit Community Based Acute Treatment Unit

$15,000

Saint Blaise Parish

Bellingham

Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry

$1,000

Saint Bridget School

Framingham

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AED)

$1,300

Saint Brigid-Gate of Heaven Parish Collaborative

South Boston

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AEDs)

$2,600

Saint Catherine of Genoa School

Somerville

School health services

$8,500

Saint Catherine of Siena School

Norwood

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Saint Columbkille Partnership School

Brighton

Student health and wellness services

$3,500

Saint Eulalia Parish

Winchester

Support and expand parish bereavement program

$5,000

Saint James Parish of the Salem Catholic Collaborative

Salem

Health-related infrastructure for parish

$15,000

Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School

Lowell

Toward purchase of medical equipment (Digital Scale)

$1,011

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester and Mattapan

Health education curriculum and school health services for summer program

$25,000

Saint Mary’s Center for Women and Children

Dorchester

Supporting Young Families Into Health Futures Initiative

$25,000

Saint Mary Parish of the Quincy Catholic Collaborative

Quincy

Health-related infrastructure for religious education programming

$20,000

Saint Monica School Methuen

School nurse health-related software (SNAP)

$2,500

Saint Monica-Saint Augustine Parish Collaborative

South Boston

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AEDs)

$2,600

Saint Patrick School

Roxbury

School health services and related software (SNAP)

$10,735

Saint Patrick Parish

Stoneham

Toward purchase of medical equipment (AED)

$1,300

Saint Peter Parish

Dorchester

Catholic Anti-Violence Initiative

$16,000

Saint Rock Haiti Foundation

Milton

Centre de Sante, Haiti, patient transport vehicle

$15,000

Saint Theresa of Avila School

West Roxbury

Student vision and hearing screening

$3,000

Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital

Brockton

Pastoral Care Program

$35,000

South Boston Catholic Academy

South Boston

School health services

$5,000

Trinity Catholic Academy

Brockton

Student health & safety program

$3,000

Wounded Warrior Project*

Cambridge

Health-related needs of wounded veterans in Greater Boston

$354

*donor-directed

 

TOTAL:

$709,003