National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV)

National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV)


 

 

 

2021 GRANT INFORMATION

 

A NOTE FROM THE BOARD CHAIR

Grant application window to open January 2022

Please be reminded NRVC members are eligible if:

1. Your current NRVC dues are paid.

2. You have not received a 2021 grant.

3. You have a current candidate with college debt who has not yet entered your order/institute.

Full guidelines and online application can be found at NFCRV.org. *

Thank you and God bless you. I pray that NRVC and NFCRV continue to serve our Church and its future with joyful and hopeful hearts.

Sincerely,

 

Fr. Anthony Vinson, O.S.B

Board Chair,  NFCRV

*NFCRV grant recipients are ineligible for NRVC's Misericordia Scholarship assistance.

 

NFCRV Mission 

The National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV) serves as a sign of hope for the future of consecrated life and is dedicated to increasing the number of women and men entering religious communities. NFCRV hopes to accomplish this goal by: 

■ Offering financial assistance to religious institutes 

so that they may accept candidates who have student loan obligations.

■ Assisting congregations in developing policies and resources 

so that they may work effectively with those who have educational debt. 

■ Inviting contributors to invest

so that the vital legacy of religious life continues for the Church and the world.

The Fund awards grants based on need. Any canonically recognized religious institute with membership in the National Religious Vocation Conference may apply for a grant to service a candidate’s educational debt during formation.

 

Application Process

NFCRV directors meet annually to award grants. Applications are accepted beginning January 1 of each year. Application deadlines will vary each year, so please review the grant guidelines. You will receive confirmation of receipt of your application and will be notified regarding the decision of the NFCRV Board after its annual spring meeting.  2021 GRANT INFORMATION.

 

Additional Resources

NRVC/CARA Study on Educational Debt and Vocations to Religious Life

Executive Summary of the 2012 NRVC/CARA Study on Educational Debt

A Handbook on Educational Debt and Vocations to Religious Life

 

NFCRV Executive Director

Mr. Phil Loftus

ploftus@nfcrv.org

773.595.4028

 

Website

www.nfcrv.org



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