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Study: Number of U.S. women religious about the same as a century ago

On December 9, FADICA (Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities) released a comprehensive report of the latest sociological studies of U.S. Catholic sisters. Understanding U.S. Catholic Sisters Today presents findings that Catholic sisters are hopeful about their future, unified amidst diversity and…
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$1.3M in grants for women, children in poverty

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland lifts up women and children in poverty through $1.3M in outreach and grants Honors 40th anniversary of Saint Ann Foundation through new commitments to reducing the infant mortality rate To help improve the lives…
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Foundation sponsors 2015 Crain’s Women of Note & Summit

Throughout 2015, the Sisters of Charity Foundation celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Saint Ann Foundation. Saint Ann was the nation’s first health care conversion foundation. Its creation by the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine profoundly changed the face…
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SOCF installs Progress & Promise exhibit at Regina Health Center

Progress & Promise: Sisters Serving Northeast Ohio is the local component of the nationally renowned exhibition Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America. Created by the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in 2009, Women & Spirit shares the historical contributions…
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Foundation awards $300,000 in first-quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awarded seven grants totaling $300,000 in the first quarter to nonprofit organizations working to end youth, adult and family homelessness and to support women religious activities to celebrate The Year of Consecrated Life…
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Exhibit installed in Richfield celebrates Catholic sisters

In a fitting tribute to the stories of Catholic sisters from all communities that have ministered in Northeast Ohio, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland has permanently installed Progress & Promise: Sisters Serving Northeast Ohio at Regina Health Center…
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Foundation awards $300,000 in third-quarter grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently awarded more than $300,000 in third-quarter grants to Cuyahoga County nonprofits in several focus areas. Good Samaritan grants included approximately $108,000 to 32 organizations that provide basic need services, such as food,…
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Corita Kent art discussion at MOCA Cleveland

In conjunction with the Someday is Now: The Art of Corita Kent exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Cleveland, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is hosting a program and discussion about the art of Corita…
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Convocation brings Women Religious, Laity Together

As part of the Collaboration for Ministry Initiative, representatives from the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, Catholic women religious and lay partners recently met for an Intergenerational Convocation. Intergenerational Convocation: Anchors and Innovators with a Heart for Mission was…
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Report: Foundations help sustain sister-affiliated ministries

A recently released study documents and assesses a 10-year initiative undertaken by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina to sustain the ministries of Catholic sisters in Northeast Ohio and South…
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