NFCRV to meet with NCCW
Phil Loftus, NFCRV Executive Director, met with Maribeth Stewart Blogoslawski, President of the National Council of Catholic Women (NCCW) at the NCCW convention in Pittsburgh on Aug. 31, 2018. Phil offered his deep thanks to the NCCW members on behalf of the Vocation Fund and all of the grantees. NCCW has provided a generous annual contribution through their Vocation Purse collection.and continuous support for NFCRV.
Coming soon: 2019 Application window
The 2019 Application process opens on Jan. 7, 2019 and closes at midnight on April 8, 2019.
NFCRV 2018 grants awarded
NFCRV has awarded nine religious communities grants. See 2018 communities listed to the left. Read their stories.
Prior year grant recipients, please submit your Annual Reports by June 30 each year
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Former NFCRV Executive Director, Mark Teresi, interviewed on Relevant Radio. Download podcast.
2015 Grant recipient Congregation of Divine Providence welcomes Christina Chavez into the novitiate.
NRVC Executive Director, Br. Paul Bednarczyk, C.S.C., announces resignation to become vicar general of the
Congregation of Holy Cross
Chicago, July 16, 2015—The National Fund for Catholic Religious Vocations (NFCRV) awarded its first grants to religious communities to pay the educational debt of 10 candidates to religious life. The fund grew out of a 2012 Study on Educational Debt and Vocations to Religious Life that found that student debt has become a serious obstacle for religious communities in being able to accept new candidates. . . . READ MORE
2018 GRANT RECIPIENTS