Overview

McAuley Ministries uses Blackbaud Grantmaking as its online grant application system to simplify and streamline the process of applying for grants. Please contact us before submitting an application to clarify any questions that you may have regarding eligibility or consistency with our grant-making priorities.

Please note: McAuley Ministries receives many more applications than can be funded with available resources. Regrettably, there will be worthy organizations and projects that will not receive grants.

There are four types of grants that organizations can apply for:

 

Grant Type

 

Minimum

 

Maximum

 

How to Submit An Application

 

 

Accepted

Time-Sensitive/ Emergency Requests $100 $10,000 Submit your request via e-mail to MValentin@mcauleyministries.org Anytime.  Decisions are made within two weeks of submission.

 

Outreach Grants* >$10,000 $100,000 Submit an Outreach Grant Application through our online portal During grant cycle application periods

 

Sustainability Grants* >$100,000 $500,000 Submit a Sustainability Grant Application through our online portal During grant cycle application periods

 

Major Grants >$500,000 $2,000,000 Submit a Major Grant Application in response to an invitation received from McAuley Ministries

 

By invitation

*Outreach Grants and Sustainability Grants are eligible for renewal applications.


Grant Cycle Application Dates

Grant Cycle

Accepting Applications From

Board Review

Spring Grant Cycle December 15 January 31 March 21
Summer Grant Cycle March 28 May 6 July 18
Fall Grant Cycle July 4 August 26 October 17