• Send us a note of confirmation as soon as you receive our grant. Explicitly mention the amount received, e.g. EUR 500.
  • Always quote the reference number of your project when reporting on it.
  • Be very strict about using our grant for the exact purpose it was given. This is stated in the title of the project. Only our Project Commission has the authority to modify a project decision.
  • If you encounter unforeseen delays in carrying out your project, inform us immediately. If possible, send an interim report.
  • Once you have used the grant, send us final descriptive and financial reports. They must be in hand-signed hard copy form to allow us to close the project file.
  • Document your reports with copies of receipts, contracts, deeds of purchase, invoices etc.
  • One or two photos that corroborate the correct use of the grant can be added.

In observing these rules you enable us to satisfy auditing requirements, maintain our status as a registered charity and thus, God willing, able to meet tomorrow’s needs of the Church.

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Founded in 1947 as a Catholic aid organization for war refugees and recognized as a papal foundation since 2011, ACN is dedicated to the service of Christians around the world, through information, prayer and action, wherever they are persecuted or oppressed or suffering material need. ACN supports every year an average of 5000 projects in close to 150 countries, thanks to private donations, as the foundation receives no public funding.