Catholic Campaign for Human Development 2018-2019 Grant Awards
CCHD works to change the structures and systems that keep people in poverty. The generosity of parishioners and donors throughout the Diocese of Cleveland and other dioceses in our country make it possible to award local and national grants through CCHD, which empower people to build better communities, alleviate poverty and promote the values of Catholic Social Teaching.
Local Grants Awarded
St. Clair Superior Development Corporation Teen Impact
The Homeless Charity Second Chance Makers School
Lorain Ohio Immigrants’ Rights Association Immigrant Empowerment Initiative
McKinley Community Outreach Center Getting Ahead in a Just-Getting-By World
Rainey Institute Teen Leadership Program
South Street Ministries Minister Training
West Side Catholic Center Economic Opportunities Program
Fr. David Fallon Award
Rev. David Fallon (b. 1944, d. 2009) was a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland who prioritized working for the common good. With love and dedication, Fr. Fallon also worked for justice with CCHD, and the Commission on Catholic Community Action—the Social Action office for Cuyahoga County in the Diocese of Cleveland. Fr. Fallon’s life was a testament to working for peace and justice, and this award is presented in his name to individuals/organizations that show a similar commitment.
St. Rita Parish Giving Garden