BCAF accepting grant applications

MANCHESTER – The Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund is now accepting applications for grants to be awarded early in 2018. Applicants should submit a completed application and all required information no later than close of business on Dec. 13. Information and an application are available on the Diocesan website: catholicnh.org/BCAF or by calling 663-0166.

The BCAF accepts applications from qualified 501(c)3 organizations in New Hampshire, without regard to religious affiliation, for projects that help people in New Hampshire meet their basic needs.

The BCAF is operated by a volunteer lay board of directors, who make recommendations to the Bishop of Manchester for grants to any organization in New Hampshire whose mission is consistent with the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and who meet the grant guidelines. The fund raises money through donations from individuals, businesses and philanthropic organizations.