Applications accepted May - June
Operation Rice Bowl is sponsored by the Archdiocese of Detroit and Catholic Relief Services. 75% of the funds raised are used for international relief and development projects and 25% are distributed within the diocese for local programs.
Applications accepted in November.
Parishes that are applying for PEF grants must have current budgets and financial reports on file with the Archdiocese, and cannot have more than $25,000 in regular savings and $50,000 in special savings.