St. Francis Fund of Felician Services, Inc.2019-10-22T11:14:26-05:00

The St. Francis Fund of Felician Services, Inc.

Felician Services, Inc., responds to the needs of the time with a preferential option for people who are poor and/or marginalized while actively pursuing collaborations and partnerships with Felician and non-Felician ministries.

FY20 St. Francis Fund of Felician Services

The FY20 St. Francis Fund of Felician Services application is now open and closes Friday, October 25th at 5pm CDT. Read all about it here. Feel free to pop out the window to read it full-screen, download the whole packet, and if you would just like the template in Word, click here.

St. Francis Fund of Felician Services Grant Application

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A Marywood Nursing Care Center resident looks forward to the visit from a St. Mary Child Care Center preschooler participating in the Intergenerational program. (Livonia, MI)

A Marywood Nursing Care Center resident looks forward to the visit from a St. Mary Child Care Center preschooler participating in the Intergenerational program. (Livonia, MI)

FY19 St. Francis Fund Grantees

The Felician Services Board of Directors, at its December 18th Board meeting, accepted the recommendation of the St. Francis Fund Committee and awarded $423,855 through 12 grants to nine of the sponsored ministries.
Answering the calls of Strategic Imperative 1 (Strengthen the impact of the Felician sponsored ministries in responding to the needs of the time with a preferential option for people who are poor and/or marginalized) and Strategic Imperative 6 (In collaboration with the Provincial Council, take a leadership role in encouraging the expansion of the current Felician Sponsored Ministries and the founding of new ministries in responding to the needs of the time while actively pursuing collaborations and partnerships with Felician and Non-Felician Sponsored Ministries), FY19 grant recipients include the following ministries and the programs which will receive awards:

Third and final year grants:

  • Angela Hospice (Livonia, MI): African American Church Empowerment Project
  • St. Felix Centre (Toronto, ONT): Housing Support Program

Second-year grants:

  • Felician Children’s Center (Jackson, MI): Short Term Emergency Care for foster care parents and children
  • United Stand (Chicago, IL): Further Igniting the Light of Hope (supporting children from the inner city deal with stress and trauma)

First-year grants:

  • Felician Children’s Center (Jackson, MI): Building Community and Hope to support the Jackson community in promoting child and family well-being
  • Felician University (Lodi, NJ): Caring for the Needs of Our Most Vulnerable Students
  • Felician Village (Manitowoc, WI): Clinical Pastoral Education Residency Program
  • OLSH (Coraopolis, PA): The Sister Mary Rene Procopio Scholarship Program which will support educating students from the Mooncrest Community
  • St. Felix Pantry (Rio Rancho, NM): The St. Felix Pantry Learning Center
  • St. Joseph Academy (Milwaukee, WI): Expeditionary Learning
  • United Stand (Chicago, IL): Collaboration Broadens Resource Possibilities which will see a collaboration between DePaul University and United Stand
  • Villa Maria College (Buffalo, NY): Campus Safety and Mental Health which will allow for increased identification and interventions for students in crisis
The programs awarded demonstrate a commitment to people who are poor, vulnerable, and marginalized in the communities where the ministries serve.  Mariita Conley, Chair of the St. Francis Fund Committee, noted, “The Committee was gratified to see that the ministries have identified new and positive initiatives to help address unmet and underserved community needs. It was also notable that many of the proposals demonstrate strong collaborations with other community partners.”
Please join us in recognizing and congratulating the FY19 grant award recipients. We look forward to the implementation of the programs awarded and the positive impact these programs will have on so many lives. Grant awards will be distributed in June 2019.
The FY20 grant cycle application opens the last Friday of August 2019 and closes the last Friday of October 2019.

Vision for the St. Francis Fund of Felician Services, Inc.

By receiving a St. Francis Fund Grant, a Felician-Sponsored Ministry can be a catalyst for innovation and positive change. If they receive the grant, ministry leadership can collaborate to empower and sustain the ministry in the Felician Sisters’ heritage.

Mid-Year Accountability Report

When it is time to complete the MID-YEAR ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT (last Friday of January following award cycle), complete this form below or through the link here.
To view a copy of the areas covered on the Mid-Year Accountability Report, please download it here.

Madonna University Nursing Students and Instructors review files to helping vulnerable Detroit populations with healthcare.

Madonna University Nursing Students and Instructors review files to helping vulnerable Detroit populations with healthcare.

Winston and the Trash to Treasures program at St. Felix Centre, Toronto.

Year-End Accountability Reports

When it is time to complete the YEAR-END ACCOUNTABILITY REPORT (last Friday of July following award cycle), complete this form below or through the link here.
To view a copy of the areas covered on the Year-End Accountability Report, please download it here.