In 2022, by action of Diocesan Council, the following criteria for grant-funding were adopted:

  • Embody our baptismal promise to seek and serve Christ in others, respecting the dignity of every human being.
  • Have energetic leadership with experience and passion for their ministry.
  • Have program evaluation processes in place and an articulated plan to achieve sustainability and/or have significant or lasting impact.
  • Are willing to share personnel, resources, and best practices with the Diocese.
  • Demonstrate innovative thinking, transparency, equity, fairness, and collaboration.