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Allegany Franciscan Ministries Celebrates 20th Anniversary

June 28, 2018

Allegany Franciscan Ministries Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with $6.5 Million in Grants and Investments.

The grants and investments are across the state and especially in the six communities in which Allegany Franciscan Ministries serves – Miami-Dade, Martin, St. Lucie, Palm Beach, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties in FY18. Over $3.5 million in Major, Tau, St. Clare, All Region and ACOR grant awards. Common Good Initiative investments benefitting the health and wellness of underserved and marginalized people in Lincoln Park,
Overtown and Wimauma were also released, totaling almost $3 million.

“We are honored to have had the opportunity to convene partners, be a catalyst for change in our communities, and trail blaze new and impactful approaches to addressing the needs of the most vulnerable members of our
communities over the past twenty years,” said Eileen Coogan, Allegany Franciscan Ministries’ President & CEO. “We look forward to continuing to serve as a compassionate and transforming presence.”

Please visit, for grant award and investment details.

About Allegany Franciscan Ministries 

Allegany Franciscan Ministries is rooted in the tradition and vision of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, providing grants and working with community partners in three regions of Florida formerly served by the
Sisters’ hospitals: Miami-Dade County, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie Counties, and the Tampa Bay area of Hillsborough and Pinellas counties. Since awarding its first grant in 1998, Allegany Franciscan Ministries has invested more than $92 million to over 1,500 organizations serving those most in need in these communities. In addition to awarding grants, its staff and volunteers work collaboratively with community partners and other funders to create healthier, safer, and more prosperous places where the most vulnerable residents can live, learn, work and play. A part of Trinity Health, its mission is to serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a
compassionate and transforming healing presence within communities served. For more information, please visit Allegany Franciscan Ministries’ website at

For more information contact:
Allegany Franciscan Ministries
Lise Landry Alives 727-507-9668

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