“The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest. (Luke 10:2).



Please be sure to read our guidelines before you begin the application process.


To  file an application for a grant from the National Fund for Catholic 
Religious Vocations, please 
complete the online application


It may take about an hour to complete.

You will be required to upload several files of support material, including your institute’s most recent financial statement and a list of leadership for your religious institute, related to NRVC membership.


Please feel free to let the NFCRV staff know that you intend to apply. We're also happy to answer any questions regarding your community's eligibility or the application process.

Contact Phil Loftus at
312-318-0180, or email




1.  The fund’s directors meet annually to approve grants.

2.  Grant applications open online and are accepted from January 3 through April 15, 2022. 

3.  The NFCRV will notify applicants of their status by July 2022.
No applications will be accepted after the deadline.