Community Sponsorship Catalyst Fund Grantees

Through three rounds of funding, the Catalyst Fund now supports over 40 community sponsorship programs in the United States and is projected to expand community sponsorship opportunities to approximately 90 communities over the next two years.

Meet our Grantees

The Community Sponsorship Catalyst Fund (Catalyst Fund) is guided by the belief that when neighbors engage meaningfully in the welcoming of newcomers the entire community benefits.

FIRST ROUND GRANTEES

Members of the group have shared that Habibou taught them the simple power of building belonging for each other in a way that inspired them to create community with as many newly arriving families as possible. Home is Here NOLA Staff, reflecting on the experiences of their first sponsor group

SECOND ROUND GRANTEES

Local-level organizations

National resettlement agencies launching co-sponsorship programs at local resettlement agencies across the United States

A family supported through World Relief’s HOME program partnership remarked to their World Relief case manager that they would do know what they would do without their sponsor group. The wife told the WR team that her husband who is a ‘shy and lonely [man]had already bonded with one of the male [group] members’ within the first three weeks of the sponsorship. World Relief Staff

THIRD ROUND GRANTEES

Local-level organizations

National resettlement agencies launching co-sponsorship programs at local resettlement agencies across the United States

I am eternally grateful for the connections I have made with the family, but also with our team who show me there is so much good in the world, if you know where to look. Co-sponsor working with JFS Metrowest

Application Process

While the fund is currently not accepting applications, your organization may register to receive an alert when the next round of funding is released. Register your interest by completing the form below.