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Catholic Charities Eastern Washington EIN 91-0569880

CCEW Foundation is 501(c)(3) non-profit EIN 20-2823241

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Donations to Catholic Charities Eastern Washington are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable under the law.  

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Attend a virtual CCHD Grant information session hosted by Scott Cooper.

The Parish Social Ministries Office of Catholic Charities Eastern Washington is now accepting grant applications for the this year’s Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) funds.  The Campaign, established in 1970 by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, is the U.S. Catholic Church’s education/action program to combat domestic poverty by addressing root causes through community organizing and economic development.

 

Click here for specific grant guidelines. 

 

Scott Cooper

Director, Parish Social Ministry

scooper@ccspokane.org

509.358.4273

2018 CCHD

Grant Recipients

Community Action Center

Pullman  |   $1,800

Tables Project, to support costs of organizing grassroots community meetings in 13 small Whitman County towns to discern community needs.  This is a new grantee for this fund. 

 

Spokane Center for Independent Living Spokane  |  $800

To cover costs of two new computer stations for their developmentally disabled clients to access the internet for resources, housing, employment.  This is a new grantee for this fund.  Their larger request for two new computers will be met with an in-kind donation from a committee member’s husband, who is a tax attorney.

 

River City Youth Ops

Spokane  |   $1,500

To cover costs of hiring three teenagers from low-income West Central neighborhood who will be employed part-time over the summer, running a farmers’ market booth at two area farmers’ markets.

 

Inland NW Farmers Market Association

Spokane  |  $2,700

To support new program for residents of Hillyard neighborhood, engaging them as vendors of their own produce at Hillyard Farmers Market.  Intended to support new economic activity for low-income people, to generate more household income with existing assets.  This is a new grantee to this fund.  .

 

Spokane Valley Partners

Spokane Valley   |  $1,500

To support 40 – 60 food bank client households in mentored gardening, on existing garden site that needs maintenance, equipment, fertilizer, etc., to address food security and build self-sufficiency. 

 

Inland NW Farmers Market Association

Spokane  |  $2,700

To support new program for residents of Hillyard neighborhood, engaging them as vendors of their own produce at Hillyard Farmers Market.  Intended to support new economic activity for low-income people, to generate more household income with existing assets.  This is a new grantee to this fund.  .

 

Spokane Valley Partners

Spokane Valley   |  $1,500

To support 40 – 60 food bank client households in mentored gardening, on existing garden site that needs maintenance, equipment, fertilizer, etc., to address food security and build self-sufficiency.