Application Process

Grant Application Deadline:
October 15th to be considered in May
How to Apply for Grants

The John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation only funds organizations and programs that meet the established grant criteria, which can be found in the Grant Policy Section. Please read and review the Foundation’s grant policies in their entirety before you begin the application process.
If you do not meet any of the established grant criteria outlined in the Grant Policy, please do not continue the application process. If you are not sure if you meet the criteria, the Eligibility Quiz below will help you assess your proposal against the criteria.
Note to Sectarian applicants: Application procedures differ among Diocese. Please check with your Diocese before applying to ensure that you comply with Diocese protocols.
To start you must pass the Eligibility Quiz, to gain access to the online application which has five parts (Please prepare your information in advance):

  • Organization Information
  • Primary Contact Information
  • Grant Project Data
  • Day to Day Contact Information
  • Electronic Attachments – You will be asked to provide the documents listed below. The request will not be considered complete without UPLOADING the required electronic attachments. Upload Instructions are provided.

 

REQUIRED INFORMATION

Below is a listing of the required attachments:
(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “A” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Applicant must attach as Exhibit “A” a copy of Applicant’s most recent IRS Determination Letter showing tax-exempt status. A Catholic entity should include only a copy of the page from the Official Catholic Directory listing.
(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “B” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION (NEW APPLICANTS ONLY)

If Applicant is a corporation, sectarian or non-sectarian, Applicant shall attach as Exhibit “B” copies of the following current documents: Corporate Charter (Articles of Incorporation), Bylaws.
(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “C” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Applicants will attach as Exhibit “C” a list of current Board of Directors and Officers to include addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses, and a copy of the corporate minutes authorizing the filing of a grant application request from the John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation.
(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “D” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Applicant shall attach as Exhibit “D” a summary of the following data:
(a) A list of funds requested from all sources for this project or activity.
(b) A list of all funds received from others for this project or activity.
(c) If the application is for construction, renovation or purchase of new equipment, describe the amount of funds needed in the future for the operation and/or maintenance of the project. Describe the source of these funds. (d) If the application is for construction, were bids taken for the project? Yes or No. (e) If Yes, please list the names of bidders and amounts.
(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “E” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Applicant shall attach as Exhibit “E” a copy of a detailed budget for the project or activity. In the case of an ongoing program or activity, include the budget for the last year, the current year and the following year.
(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “F” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Applicant shall attach as Exhibit “F” a copy of the most recent annual financial statements (audited if available), and Form 990 if filed by Applicant.
Online Application Features:

  • E-mail Confirmation: Your e-mail address will be used to confirm receipt of your application.
  • Start Now, Finish Later: You can create a username and password which will let you save an in-process application.

(REQUIRED)
EXHIBIT “G” TO GRANT APPLICATION TO
THE JOHN G. AND MARIE STELLA KENEDY MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

Is there any pending or threatened litigation, regulatory action or claim against (1) your organization or entity, (2) an officer acting as a representative of your organization or entity, (3) or your governing board?  If yes, please provide the background of each matter in Exhibit “G”.

Eligibility Quiz (Click here)

Passing the Eligibility Quiz will give you immediate access to the online application.
The John G. and Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation strongly encourages organizations to request for funding using the online grant application process. However, if your organization cannot UPLOAD the required attachments to complete the online application process, please complete the PDF application provided below, attach all required documents and mail to The John G. & Marie Stella Kenedy Memorial Foundation, 555 N. Carancahua, Suite 1700, Tower II, Corpus Christi, TX 78478.
The file below was created for Adobe Acrobat Reader. Once you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, you will be able to open, complete and print the form. Unless you have advanced Adobe software, you will not be able to save the file to your computer. Once you leave the form at the website, your information will be removed from the form. Your form will be blank next time you logon.

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