Catholic Campaign For Human Development (CCHD)
Archdiocese of Baltimore



CCHD Grants Collection Video



Technical Assistance Evening for the 2022 Grants
Wednesday October 6, 2021

Video of Grant Seekers Technical Assistance Evening



Social Ministry Convocation

43rd Annual Archdiocesan Social Ministry Convocation
Keynote Speaker - Bishop Bruce Lewandowski
50 years of CCHD: Rooted in Justice
Saturday, February 26, 2022

History of the Social Ministry Convocation

Awards Presented at the Social Ministry Convocation


Previous Social Ministry Convocations

42nd Annual Archdiocesan Social Ministry Convocation
Persistence in the March Toward Justice
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Videos of the Convocation

41st Annual Archdiocesan Social Ministry Convocation
Saturday, February 29, 2020 -
Social Ministry Convocation honors those working to strengthen community


37th Annual Archdiocesan Social Ministry Convocation
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - Care for Our Common Home
Video of Opening Session with Archbishop William Lori and Dr. Carolyn Woo, President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services


36th Annual Archdiocesan Social Ministry Convocation - March 7, 2015
The Joy of the Gospel: Called to Celebrate and Serve - Sr. Patricic Chappelle, SNDdeN, Executive Director: Pax Christi USA


34rd Annual Social Ministry Convocation Workshop - March 2013
Inclusionary Housing - ZIP Code is Destiny - Patrick Maier, Executive Director - Innovative Housing Institute



CCHD Grants Program

CCHD - Who We Are

3 Minutes - What is CCHD?


Ralph McCloud, Director of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development explains more about the campaign and how it helps those in need.

Frequently Asked Questions

CCHD Grants General Information

Commonly Used CCHD Terms

CCHD Grant Process and Timeline


Seven Key Themes of Catholic Social Teaching

The Two Parts of Social Ministry


Educational Materials

CCHD Newsletter: Helping People Help Themselves

Color the World with Justice -- Themes of Catholic Social Teaching Coloring Activity
Catholic Social Teaching Coloring Book Instructions
Catholic Social Teaching Coloring Book

Superhero of Justice - Interactive Activity Kindergarten up to Third Grade

Take a Step Illustration of Advantages, Disadvantages and Factors Leading to Poverty - Version for Middle and High Schools



Poverty USA - America's Forgotten State

Economic Justice for All - Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy
U. S. Catholic Bishops, 1986 - A Pastoral Message



Archdiocese of Baltimore CCHD Grant Information

National and Local Grants to Groups within the Archdiocese of Baltimore


2021 Grants

2020 Grants

2019 Grants

2018 Grants

2017 Grants

2016 Grants and Photo

2015 Grants

2014 Grants and Photo

2013 Grants

2012 Grants and Photo

2011 Grants

2010 Grants

2009 Grants and Photo

2008 Grants

2007 Grants

2006 Grants

2005 Grants

2004 Grants

2003 Grants

2002 Grants

2001 Grants

2000 Grants

1999 Grants

1998 Grants

1997 Grants

Profiles of Funded Groups


CCHD Baltimore in the News

Monsignor Bozzelli succeeds Monsignor Burke at helm of CCHD in Baltimore - The Catholic Review - August 19, 2021

Monsignor Burke retiring after 62 years as priest of Baltimore Archdiocese - The Catholic Review - May 24, 2021

Catholic Campaign for Human Development offers a big hand up - The Catholic Review - August 30, 2016

CCHD recipients better life in Baltimore - The Catholic Review - August 24, 2015

Catholic Campaign for Human Development grants help those in need - The Catholic Review - August 25, 2012

CCHD grants empower poor to effect change - The Catholic Review - August 30, 2011

CCHD helps fuel Elkridge parishioner’s efforts - The Catholic Review - November 16, 2010

Groups say Catholic Campaign for Human Development grants are crucial - The Catholic Review - August 21, 2009

CCHD grants help poverty-level groups help themselves - The Catholic Review - August 25, 2008

Church campaign donates $206,000 to fight poverty - The Catholic Review - September 2, 2004



Parish Social Ministry of Catholic Charities, Baltimore Maryland


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