Donor Information

St. Francis Youth Center, Inc. is a 501(c)3, an affiliate of the Catholic Church. It is an outreach of the Community of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in the Archdiocese of New York.

St. Francis Youth Center, Inc. operates with grants from:

  • Carvel Foundation
  • Bob and Dolores Hope Foundation
  • Franciscan Renewal Ministries
  • McKeen Fund

We also fund our ministry through stipends received from the ministry of the friars at Our Lady of the Angels Friary, but we very much need your support as well. If you would like to donate, please send checks payable to: St. Francis Youth Center, Inc. to 421 E 155th Street; Bronx NY 10455.

Or click here to use PayPal to support the Youth Center

You can contact Father Bonaventure at or call 718-402-6235.

Sources of Income

St. Francis Youth Center receives grant money from several different grant foundations, but we depend on the generosity of individuals to fund our many programs.

Institutional Funds

Several Grant foundations or institutions contribute to the financing of the St. Francis Youth Center, either as a generous grant or because of the work of friars who support their institution.