Porticus North America funds projects on an invitational basis. To be eligible to apply, Catholic organisations must be located within the United States and Canada and have a tax-exempt or a charitable registration number. In addition, the project for which you are seeking support must take place within the United States and/or Canada.
Porticus North America is interested in:
Porticus North America will consider:
Organisations interested in applying to Porticus North America are requested to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). The LOI will be carefully evaluated to determine if the goals of the applicants are compatible with the programme areas of Porticus North America. Based on eligibility, Porticus may request a formal full application.
Our due diligence process includes a safeguarding assessment to protect the safety of children and vulnerable adults. We request all our partners to have relevant safeguarding measures - including safe recruitment, staff training and reporting procedures - in place.
Porticus North America will only accept full applications from organisations that have been invited to apply. Applications that are submitted without invitation will be declined.
Organisations whose goals are compatible with the programme areas of Porticus North America are encouraged to submit a Letter of Intent. Here are guidelines on how to submit a Letter of Intent.
Prior to submitting a Letter of Intent, please review the list of organisations and projects that Porticus will not consider for funding.
Organisations whose applications are selected for a grant must sign a grant agreement and provide banking details so that a wire transfer can be issued.