The Diocese of Davenport’s Social Action Office is now accepting grant applications for the local share of the Operation Rice Bowl 2010 collection and for the local share of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development collection. The deadline for grant requests is May 31. The grant process is simple, and the criteria and application process are on the Diocese of Davenport website at www.davenportdiocese.org/socialaction/index.htm
The Operation Rice Bowl grants are awarded to organizations that provide direct service to alleviate poverty and hunger within the diocese. The CCHD grants are awarded to local groups that work toward long-term change for a more just society. If you have questions regarding these grants, please contact Kathy McCoy at (563) 355-6347, or Loxi Hopkins at the office of Social Action at (563) 324-1911.