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Guidelines for Gifts from the Father Jim McKenna
The Fund continues the work started by Reverend James T. McKenna in order to assist and support those recovering from addiction to alcohol and/or drugs, and to support organizations that assist those recovering and/or affected from addiction to alcohol and/or drugs.
Funding Interests are recommended but not limited to the following: tuition, books, school supplies, equipment, retreat fees, financial assistance, clothing for job interviews, etc.
Restrictions & Eligibility on Awards
A minimum of six months must elapse between awards to individuals, unless otherwise agreed upon by the Board. Maximum award: $1,000 per year.
Awards for legal assistance or fines cannot be granted.
A minimum of one year must elapse between awards for groups/organizations unless agreed upon by the Board. Maximum award: $2,000
State or County Agencies are not eligible as a group, however groups/organizations that are tax exempt under section 501-(c)-3 of Internal Revenue Code of 1986, such as the Ladder Project are eligible.