"Helping us form the leaders of tomorrow"
For many generations, St. Agnes School has provided the very best of Catholic education to thousands of boys and girls. During their formative years, the children of yesterday and the children of today have grown together in learning and character within the church, the classrooms, the playground, the gymnasium and the spirit here at St. Agnes.
We cannot ignore the financial difficulties facing Catholic education today and in the foreseeable future. The Endowment Fund is intended to address the economic forces affecting Catholic schools to provide a permanent safety net to insure that St. Agnes School will continue to provide quality Catholic education to as many children as possible.
The St. Agnes Day School Endowment Fund accepts donations from people who are interested in investing in our children's education at our day school. Money donated is invested, and the interest earned is used to provide essential non-budget items for school purposes as outlined in the Endowment Fund Decree, or is reinvested in the fund to provide additional growth. Over $11,000.00 has already been granted to the school.
Contributing to the Endowment Fund
There are several ways in which you can contribute:
- Direct donations
- Life insurance
- As a beneficiary of your will
- A Charitable Remainder Trust which can provide the donor with current income tax deductions while the donor continues to receive the income from the gifted asset
- Appreciated Stock where you can avoid paying tax on the donated stock's appreciation while normally still receiving a deduction for the stock's full value, provided you hold it for more than one year before making the gift - Shares of Mutual Funds are also eligible
For further information, contact your broker or Endowment Fund Advisory Fund Secretary Al John at 262-784-5893.
The Endowment Fund can provide a creative solution for gift giving for people who don't need or want material things for their birthdays, anniversaries or other special occasions.
Contributions to the St. Agnes Day School Endowment Fund can be made in the name of a relative or friend to celebrate such occasions as birthdays, anniversaries, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandparents' Day, Christmas, Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, etc.
Any dollar amount may be contributed, and the Endowment Fund will send an acknowledement to recipients of your gift explaining that the contribution made in their name will be used for the benefit of current and future generations of St. Agnes School students.
There are approximately 2,700 adults and children in our parish. If each received an annual gift of $20.00, the Endowment Fund would increase by $54,000.00 each year. Imagine what the benefit to our school could be!
Contributions may also be made in the name of a deceased loved one. What better way to honor their memory than by contributing to our ongoing mission of providing quality Catholic education and values to our children.