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 May 30, 2020 at 4 p.m.  Applicants are highly encouraged to submit their applications electronically, via email.  Please email your grant to: [email protected] clearly indicating that it is a DeVany Application.  If you are unable to submit your grant by email, please mail to The Cathedral Community, Attn:  DeVany Fund, 296 Flower City Park, Rochester, NY 14615.

All grant applications and grant guidelines are found on the Cathedral Community website at, select ministries then select DeVany Fund.  Grant announcements will be made by September 30, 2020.

If you have any questions please contact Carla Palumbo at [email protected] or 585-647-4072.


CLICK HERE for Grant Guidelines

CLICK HERE for the application

CLICK HERE for Grantee Report