Join the Legacy Society
Ensuring Tomorrow’s Future Today - The Need for Planned Giving
The goal of Catholic Education Foundation is to provide a Catholic school
education to all the disadvantaged children in the Archdiocese who are eligible
to receive a tuition award. With a current budget for funding of 8,500 students,
.actual enrollment data in our schools reveals that over 27,000 children of the
80,000 currently enrolled in Catholic schools qualify for a tuition award based
on household income.
Achieving this goal will require exponential growth in the annual tuition
awards budget. Planned Gifts to the endowment of the CEF are the most important
and effective way to meet this growth goal. At the same time, through certain
deferred gift opportunities, planned gift donors can also recognize significant
tax benefits at the time of their gift.
The CEF is a charitable trust with its’ own an endowment in excess of $110
million and governed by a 37 member Board of Trustees.
While far less than 50% of the US population having wills, those who do are
protecting their heirs and expressing what is important in their life by providing
To learn more about becoming a Legacy Society Member through charitable gift
planning, please contact:
Denise Martin, Executive Director