Catholic Campaign for Human Development 2019-2020 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. Hilary Parish & School Koinonia Ambassadors
Bishop William M. Cosgrove Center Bishop Cosgrove Center Arts Program
The Homeless Charity Houseless Makerspace
Identification Crisis Collaborative Paper(less) IDCC
Lorain Ohio Immigrant Rights Association Immigrant Empowerment Initiative
Rainey Institute Teen Leadership Program
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.
Holy Angels Parish SOAP (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) Ministry: An anti-human trafficking education and awareness program
National Grants Awarded
Immigrant Worker Project
NOAH (Northeast Ohio Alliance for Hope)
Read the 2019 CCHD Newlsetter to learn more about each of the Grantees!