Portiuncula Foundation


General Guidelines

Grants up to $15,000 are available to not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organizations within western Pennsylvania and in areas where the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities minister.

Pledges are not made, but organizations may reapply in consecutive years. Mid-year and year-end reports help to determine further funding.

Certain assets are restricted geographically to western Pennsylvania and are categorized into eight recommended dispositions:

Organizations and grant proposals must be in conformity with the ethical and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Download File    Ethical and Social Teachings of the Roman Catholic Church

The Portiuncula Foundation awards nursing scholarships on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis to one or more students working to
obtain a nursing diploma or degree.