Applications are currently being accepted for grants to be awarded from the fund named after Bishop George W. Ahr, the seventh bishop of Trenton.

Grants are available to parish organizations, apostolates or ministries within the Diocese of Trenton that provide services for vulnerable and/or poor families. Approximately $10,000 in grant money is available for distribution.

In 2020, 11 agencies were named grant recipients; among them were Visitation Community Lunch, Brick, the Mercer County CYO, and St. Vincent de Paul Societies in Burlington, Tabernacle, Cinnaminson, Monmouth Beach and Lakewood.

Applications may be obtained by contacting Grace Magee at the diocesan Chancery at or by mail: Diocese of Trenton, P.O. Box 5147, Trenton, NJ 08638. All completed applications must be postmarked no later than June 4, 2021.