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Grant Awards: 2021

SOAR! is pleased to announce the 2021 grant awardees!

SOAR! announces 2021 grant awards

WASHINGTON ― The board of directors for SOAR! – Support Our Aging Religious ― has approved more than $1.7 million in grants to assist aging Catholic sisters, brothers and priests in religious orders.     These grants will be distributed to 91 Catholic religious congregations of men and women in 21 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico; they will benefit 8074 senior men and women religious. The grants total $1,768,374.    SOAR! grants assist religious communities in [[…]

Spring 2021 ‘SOAR NOTES’ Newsletter

In the spring newsletter, read about the 35th anniversary of SOAR!, virtual events, notes of thanks, and more! Read the newsletter.

Winter 2020 ‘SOAR NOTES’ Newsletter

In the winter newsletter, you can read about the the Rapid Response grant program, virtual events, notes of thanks and more! Read the newsletter. 

Summer 2020 ‘SOAR NOTES’ Newsletter

In the summer newsletter, you can read about the grants SOAR! awarded this year, the Rapid Response grant program, and how SOAR! events are going virtual! Read the newsletter. 

Grant Awards: 2020

SOAR! is pleased to announce the 2020 grant awardees!

SOAR! announces 2020 grant awards

The SOAR! board of directors approved $1.3 million in grants to assist aging Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests. 

SOAR! announces four new board members

]Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) announced four new board members joined the board of directors: John McCauley, Mary Lynn Shanahan, Lucas Swanepoel and retired Vice Adm. Mat Winter. Support Our Aging Religious is a nonprofit dedicated to helping congregations of Catholic sisters, brothers and priests care for their aging members. Mr. McCauley, of Washington, D.C., [[…]

SOAR! announces new grant program

WASHINGTON – Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) has initiated a grant program to support communities of Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The new COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Program is funded by the generosity of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the support of SOAR! donors.  This program is set up to help SOAR!  quickly provide funds to address the [[…]

Spring 2020 ‘SOAR NOTES’ Newsletter

In the spring 2020 newsletter, you can read about our newest staff member, how religious inspire us to be our best selves, and more. Read the newsletter.

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