The Koch Foundation Grant

From The Koch Foundation

In 1979, the Koch Foundation was established by Carl and Paula Koch to fund evangelization activities of the Roman Catholic faith throughout the world.

Grant uses


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.


Organization's Location
Program Location
Organization Type
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.


For-profit organizations
Fundraising events
500 – 1M


You may submit applications every year.
Step 1: Letter of Inquiry
Application window
Jan 1
May 1
Step 2: Full proposal (invite only)
Required Attachments
Letter of Inquiry (LOI)
Review Criteria

In considering applications, the Board of Directors places major emphasis on sound but financially needy evangelization programs.