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What is a Catholic cultural initiative??
It’s an event, membership organization, publication, or campaign that involves real Catholic people in building Catholic culture, addressing issues, pursuing shared interests, and contributing to the new evangelization.
What criteria must a Catholic cultural initiative meet?
Catholic – Hint: nuns on the bus R not us!
Local – Lawrence, KS and surrounding area, or local to friends and family of JOY
Open – May involve Catholics and non-Catholics
Seed – Has potential to grow and multiply
Leverage – Creators leverage small financial capital by investing labor, passion, time
How do I submit a proposal, or ask questions?
In person, if you’re a local pal.
By email: JoyFoundOrg@gmail.com
By mail: Joy Foundation, P.O. Box 1502, Lawrence, KS 66044
What CCI’s has JOY funded in the past?
The Catholic Creatives Salon
The 50 Million Names Project
Most Pure Heart of Mary Schola Cantorum
Sursum Corda Polyphony Ensemble
Jubilate Deo Catholic Youth Choir
Regency Guild English Country Dance Events
Help buying books for Catholic study groups
Northeast Kansas Chesterton Society
Travel in Color – Watercolor journaling seminar
CLCCK – Family resource lending library
Assistance to artists with show entrance fees, continuing education, Way of Beauty retreat, artist’s public reception
JOY sometimes subsidizes workshops and speaker events featuring Joy Director, Charlotte Ostermann