In 1979, the Koch Foundation was established by Carl and Paula Koch to fund evangelization activities of the Roman Catholic faith throughout the world.
The Koch Foundation provides grants to Catholic organizations recognized as such by the Holy See that are engaged in evangelization. The Koch Foundation is international in scope with no geographical preference.
501(c)(3) identified and recognized by United States Official Catholic Directory (OCD) published by P.J. Kenedy & Sons
International organizations with a US fiscal sponsor that is identified and recognized by the OCD
Superiors of religious institutes or diocesan ordinaries
Superiors of religious institutes or diocesan ordinaries may request a grant for assistance to a member(s) of their religious institute or dioceses.
Organizations such as dioceses, archdioceses, eparchies, archeparchies, apostolic vicariates, and religious institutes of Pontifical Right are allowed to submit more than one application request per cycle.
We only accept documents in English, unless a translation is provided.
500 – 1M
You may submit applications every year.
Step 1: Letter of Inquiry
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)
Letter of Inquiry (LOI)
In considering applications, the Board of Directors places major emphasis on sound but financially needy evangelization programs.