Read a press release about the SOAR! 2021 grant awards here.

Download the 2021 grants listing.

*These congregations received a COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant or an emergency grant

CALIFORNIA

Carmelite Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Los Angeles
Alhambra
Install automatic doors

Sister Servants of the Blessed Sacrament
Bonita
Purchase accessible van

Sisters of Social Service of Los Angeles
Encino
Perform repairs to infirmary building

Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose
Fremont
Replace elevator doors

Lovers of the Holy Cross
Gardena
Install medical alert system

Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart
Northridge
Purchase generator and adaptive furniture

Daughters of Mary and Joseph
Rancho Palos Verdes
Renovate bathrooms for accessibility

Redwoods Abbey*
Whitethorn

COLORADO

Benet Hill Monastery of Colorado Springs Inc.
Colorado Springs
Purchase commercial dishwasher, washer/dryer and lift chairs

CONNECTICUT

Abbey of Regina Laudis
Bethlehem
Renovate bathroom for accessibility

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Hamden
Renovate walk-in freezer

Daughters of Our Lady of the Garden
Middletown
Replace carpet for safety

Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery
Newington
Replace flooring

DELAWARE

Oblates of St. Francis de Sales*
Wilmington

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Society of St. Joseph Sacred Heart
Washington
Purchase recliners and renovate bathrooms for accessibility

IDAHO

Benedictine Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude*
Cottonwood
Replace phone and security system

ILLINOIS

Sisters of the Living Word
Arlington Heights
Purchase GrandPads

Benedictine Sisters of Chicago
Chicago
Install new HVAC system

Conventual Franciscan Friars of St. Bonaventure Province
Chicago
Replace HVAC system

USA Midwest Province of the Society of Jesus
Chicago
Purchase medical equipment

Congregation of the Passion Holy Cross Province*
Park Ridge
Replace heaters and thermostats

Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Wheaton
Purchase medical alert system

INDIANA

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand Indiana
Ferdinand
Purchase vehicle to transport Sisters

KANSAS

Mount St. Scholastica
Atchison
Upgrade elevator

St. Benedict’s Abbey
Atchison
Install nurse call system

Nazareth Convent and Academy Corporation*
Concordia

LOUISIANA

Congregation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel*
Lacombe

Sisters of the Holy Family*
New Orleans

MASSACHUSETTS

Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa
Brighton
Upgrade kitchen

Discalced Carmelite Nuns of Danvers*
Danvers

Congregation of the Sacred Hearts
Fairhaven
Upgrade medical alert system and smoke detectors

Glastonbury Abbey*
Hingham
Install stairlift

Sisters of Charity Halifax*
Wellesley Hills

MARYLAND

Oblate Sisters of Providence
Baltimore
Purchase accessible dining room furniture and equipment

Benedictine Sisters of Baltimore*
Lutherville

Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity
Silver Spring
Replace fan coil units

Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart*
Towson

MISSOURI

Conception Abbey
Conception
Purchase wheelchairs

Sisters of St. Francis of Savannah, MO
Savannah
Purchase accessible van

NEBRASKA

Missionary Society of St. Columban
St. Columbans
Replace heating thermostat system

NEW JERSEY

Daughters of Our Lady of Mercy
Newfield
Purchase medical lift

Sisters of St. Dominic of Caldwell, NJ*
Caldwell

Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth*
Convent Station
Purchase lift chairs

NEW YORK

Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville*
Amityville

The Sisters of St. Joseph*
Brentwood
Purchase medication carts

Sisters of Charity New York*
Bronx
Purchase hospital beds

Sisters of St. Mary of Namur
Buffalo
Replace laundry appliances

Sisters of St. Joseph of Buffalo
Clarence
Purchase sight readers

Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict
Huntington
Install handicap accessible parking lot ramp and handrails

Ursuline Sisters of Tildonk
Jamaica
Renovate kitchen

Maryknoll Sisters of St. Dominic
Maryknoll
Replace elevators

Edmund Rice Christian Brothers Foundation
New Rochelle
Renovate bathroom for accessibility

Ursuline Sisters of the Eastern Province USA
New Rochelle
Install new phone system

Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary*
New Windsor
Replace carpet

Missionary Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis
Peekskill
Purchase hospital beds

Sisters of St. Ursula of the Blessed Virgin of New York*
Rhinebeck
Replace windows

Sisters of Saint Joseph of Rochester
Rochester
Purchase therapeutic equipment

Congregation of the Passion (Eastern Province)
Rye Brook
Upgrade technology and Wi-Fi for medical video conferencing

Dominican Convent of Our Lady of the Rosary*
Sparkill
Install security system

OHIO

Sisters of Notre Dame
Chardon
Purchase medical equipment

Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus*
Cincinnati

Dominican Sisters of Peace*
Columbus
Purchase mattresses and PPE

Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament
Highland Heights
Upgrade heating system and purchase exercise equipment to maintain aging in place

Sisters of St. Francis*
Tiffin
Purchase a generator

Sisters of Notre Dame – Toledo, Ohio*
Toledo

Benedictine Sisters of Mt. Angel
Mt. Angel
Purchase and install automated external defibrillators

PENNSYLVANIA

Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia*
Aston
Replace kitchen equipment

Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh*
Bakerstown
Renovations for safety and purchase medical equipment and supplies

Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius
Danville
Replace flooring

Benedictine Sisters of Erie
Erie
Purchase whirlpool tub and blanket warmer

Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania*
Erie
Replace kitchen equipment

Carmelite Community of the Word*
Gallitzin

Sisters of the Order of Saint Basil the Great Jesus Lover of Humanity Province
Jenkintown
Replace HVAC unit

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary*
Malvern
Install wander guard system

Sisters of Mercy-McAuley Convent
Merion Station
Upgrade sound system

Canons Regular of Prémontré*
Paoli
Renovate bedrooms and bathrooms for accessibility

Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity*
Philadelphia
Replace kitchen and dining equipment

Bernardine Franciscan Sisters*
Reading
Repair HVAC and plumbing systems

Missionary Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Reading
Purchase iPads

Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart
Scranton
Replace food service equipment

Sisters of St. Basil the Great
Uniontown
Replace mattresses

PUERTO RICO

Sisters of St. Dominic (Amityville)
Bayamón
Purchase computers and printers

SOUTH CAROLINA

Cistercians of the Strict Observance (Trappist) Mepkin Abbey*
Monks Corner

TEXAS

Benedictine Sisters (Congregation of Benedictine Sisters)*
Boerne

Congregation of Divine Providence*
San Antonio

Congregation of Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
San Antonio
Install elevator

WISCONSIN

School Sisters of St. Francis
Milwaukee
Renovate bathroom for accessibility

Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi
St. Francis
Install outdoor shade structure

Sisters of St. Joseph of the Third Order of St. Francis*
Stevens Point