National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV)

National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV)

2017 GRANT INFORMATION

 


 

A NOTE FROM THE BOARD CHAIR

2017 Grant applications due March 13

In my capacity as Board Chair of both the National Religious Vocation Conference (NRVC) and The National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV) it is my great pleasure to announce NFCRV applications open Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 and will be accepted through March 13, 2017.

Please be reminded NRVC members are eligible if:

1. Your current NRVC dues are paid.

2. You have not received a 2016 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

Also, please note that per the guidelines for the Misericordia Fund: “Religious institutes receiving a grant from the National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV) are ineligible to apply to the Misericordia Fund for additional financial assistance.”

If you have any questions, Mark J. Teresi, Director of NFCRV, would be happy to receive your call at 773-595-4028 or email at mjteresi@nfcrv.org

God Bless you in this New Year as I pray that NRVC and NFCRV continue to serve our Church and its future with joyful and hopeful hearts.

In His Heart,

 

Brother Ronnie Hingle, S.C.

 

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.  2017 GRANT INFORMATION.

 

NFCRV Director

Mr. Mark J. Teresi, C.F.R.E.

mjteresi@nfcrv.org

773.595.4028

 

Honorary Chairperson

Cardinal Seán P. O'Malley, O.F.M. Cap.

Archbishop of Boston

 

Charter Sponsors

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

GHR Foundation

 

Website

www.nfcrv.org



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