Catholic Relief Services

Annual CRS Rice Bowl contributions help to feed hungry families, bring water to the thirsty, and empower the vulnerable.  To qualify for CRS Rice Bowl local funds, applicant organizations must not promote, in any way, activities that work against Catholic values. Grants are awarded to programs that support hunger and poverty alleviation efforts  in our community. Parishes that have food and poverty alleviation programs are encouraged to apply.

The application is available: 2017 CRS Rice Bowl Local Grant Application – Grand Rapids

You can learn more about CRS Rice Bowl by visiting
Questions regarding the grant process may be directed to:
Maggie Walsh, Social Justice Coordinator