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 Catholic Campaign for Human Development

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Do you know of a deserving organization that could benefit from a CCHD Community Development or Economic Development Grant? Send us their information. Email Adrian Flores at .

Read the guidelines for CCHD grants. 

Learn the Facts of Poverty

A project of Catholic Campaign for Human Development, Poverty USA has lesson plans for elementary, high school, and adults to learn the facts of poverty, hunger, and homelessness. These lesson plans help groups to learn about the underlying causes and how they can advocate for the poor and vulnerable. and Feature: Maps & Data
On the Maps & Data page (en Español) of the new and mobile-friendly websites, tens of thousands of data points bring data to your fingertips about your own community. Enter your county and find median household income, deep poverty rate, unemployment rate, median rent, percentage without health insurance, and more. You can also find which CCHD-funded organizations (en Español) are helping in your community.


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CCHD Resources 

CCHD pre-applications for the 2019-2020 grant year are now open!* Apply Here

CCHD Newsletter: Helping People Help Themselves

CCHD's quarterly print newsletter, Helping People Help Themselves, features a message from the Director, Ralph McCloud, and offers inspiring examples of the good work CCHD funds. Read the latest and past editions online.

Video Resources For  CCHD Grantees

Webinars are prerecorded. You may need to update your browser’s Flash player.

How to apply for a CCHD grant  
Recorded August 2011. How to apply for a CCHD grant, including process, due dates and submitting a pre-application.

Understand CCHD's Economic Development Grant Program  
Recorded August 2010. An overview of CCHD’s Economic Development Grant Program, including an explanation of criteria and guidelines as well as resources and important next steps for applicants. Organizations seeking to apply for a grant are strongly encouraged to watch this 20 minute webinar.

Expedite receipt of your CCHD Award 
Recorded July 2011. An overview of start-up materials, including a review of the grant contract, new forms, accessing and submitting forms, important dates and questions.

Acceptable Political Activity for CCHD Grantees 
Recorded 2012. An overview of acceptable political activity for CCHD grantees, especially during an election year, including the distinctions between 501(c)3 and 501(c)4 charitable organizations. 

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