Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity of Sacred Heart Province announce the next cycle of its Sisters of St. Francis – Sacred Heart Charitable Fund. We invite applications for a grant from the Fund for the charitable works of Franciscan women religious communities in the United States. To be eligible, the grant-seeking organization must meet the following criteria:

  1. It is directly connected to an order of Franciscan women religious in the United States.
  2. It has been a 501(c)3 for at least two years.
  3. The purpose of the grant is for peace and justice, education, or earth care, as further explained on the website.

Visit for more information and to see if your ministry meets the eligibility requirements. Spread the word to your sisters who have ministries in the name of your Franciscan women religious community. Applications for the next cycle are due March 1, 2021. If you have questions, contact Sue Artone-Fricke, OSF,