DeVany Fund

The DeVany Fund of the Cathedral Community is now seeking applications from agencies, groups or ministries for projects that best address issues of poverty in our community or that address issues of residents that may be affected by poverty.

Grants must be a minimum of $500 and a maximum of $5,000. The average grant amounts range from $1,500 to $2,000.  Grants have been awarded to assist with providing winter clothing, indigent burial, tutoring services, skill building, after-school supports, emergency services and job training. Grants however cannot be used for an individual’s personal needs.  All grant proposals must support charitable works that are consistent with the moral, ethical and doctrinal teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Grants are due no later than June 30th at 5 p.m.  All applications must be submitted electronically via email to:

Please clearly label the subject of the grant that it is a DeVany Application.

The Grant Application, Grant Guidelines and Grant reporting forms are found on the Cathedral Community website at, select ministries then select DeVany Fund.  Grant announcements will be made by July 31st and funds will be available in September.

If you have any questions please contact Carol Wynne at or 585-254-3221.

CLICK HERE for Updated Grant Guidelines

CLICK HERE for Grant Application

CLICK HERE for Grantee Progress Report

CLICK HERE for Grantee Final Report