What is an Angel?
An Angel helps subsidize the cost of Catholic grammar school tuition to a student by providing partial tuition assistance starting at $1,500/year. By becoming an Angel, you not only provide the financial support to a student in need, but you also represent the confidence a child needs in order to succeed through grammar school and beyond. Your investment in your Angel student’s education is truly a life-changing gift.
For the 2014-2015 school year, 756 Angel students at Catholic grammar schools in Brooklyn and Queens were supported by the Angel program.
What is an Archangel?
An Archangel is an Angel who sponsors two or more students with a gift beginning at $3,000/year.
What to expect as an Angel
As an Angel to a student, your investment in a student’s life goes far beyond a tuition payment. Angels and their students correspond via notes, cards and drawings, and all Angels receive progress reports to ensure their student’s success.
Angels meet their students at an annual celebration, the Angel Reception, and can also visit the student’s school for plays, recitals or graduation ceremonies.
Angels have the chance to become involved in a student’s life in a positive, impactful way and witness the fruit of their student’s academic and spiritual life.
Angel Program Testimonials
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity from the bottom of my heart! With each passing year I have found it more difficult to afford to keep my daughter in the school she loves so much. Without your kindness my daughter Tiana would have had to change schools and leave the teachers and friends she has made over the years. So with our deepest gratitude once again, Tiana and I would like to say thank you!”
My name is Claire and two of my children were blessed with an Angel the last two years as my husband battled cancer. This is an incredible program and I will never forget how it helped us get through a horrible time. Unfortunately, we were unable to meet my son’s Angel at last year’s reception due to scheduling conflicts, but we keep them in our prayers. Thank you for all you do for Catholic education, our students and families!”
Catholic Alumni Partnership
What is the Catholic Alumni Partnership?
The Catholic Alumni Partnership (CAP) is aimed at helping Catholic elementary schools reconnect with their alumni. Ultimately, CAP’s vision is to create a sustainable fundraising program for every Catholic elementary school, with alumni support as its foundation. In the Diocese of Brooklyn, serving Brooklyn and Queens, the trend of declining enrollment and closed schools is turning around. As the schools convert to an Academy model governed by a board of directors, they are being positioned for the future. Thanks to the generosity and support of cherished alumni, the schools continue to provide the caring, nurturing environment that produces a quality, faith and morals-based Catholic education.
Show your Support today!
Select your alma mater from the list below of Catholic elementary schools in Brooklyn and Queens to donate and continue the rich tradition of Catholic education you experienced as a child.
If your school has closed, or you do not see it on the list, you can still help! Please read through our website about the exciting programs Futures in Education offers to assist schools and students in need.
If you are a Young Executive who is interested in being involved, or know of one who is, please call 718-965-7308 ext. 1605.
Help Us Bring Hope to More People, for Many More Years
Thank you for your supporting Futures in Education. With your help, we can continue to reach out to those families in our communities who most need assistance in providing a values-based, Catholic education to their children. There are many ways to support our mission, but when you include a gift as part of your overall estate and financial plans, you help ensure that we’ll be here tomorrow to continue guiding people from vulnerability to empowerment.
Ways to Give
There are almost as many variations on ways to make a donation as there are needs to be met. Explore this section to discover new ways to make a gift that also take into consideration your personal circumstances and the needs of your loved ones.estate and financial plans, you help ensure that we’ll be here tomorrow to continue guiding people from vulnerability to empowerment.
Support Futures In Education with one of the most popular and simplest ways to make a gift.
Continue supporting our work even after your lifetime by naming us as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, life insurance or insurance annuity assets.
Charitable Gift Annuities
Make a donation and, in turn, receive a fixed annuity payment each year for life.
Charitable Remainder Trusts
In the right circumstances, this plan can increase your income, reduce your taxes, unlock appreciated investments, rid you of investment worries and ultimately provide very important support.
Charitable IRA Rollover
Under the extended charitable IRA legislation, if you’re aged 70½ or older you can make charitable gifts now to Futures In Education using funds from your individual retirement accounts (IRAs) without undesirable tax effects.
Gifts of Life Insurance
Make a gift of either new or in-force policies to “leverage” your gift through the unique financial features of life insurance.
A powerful way to make a gift to us in your name or in the name of a loved one while realizing tax benefits for your kindness.
Give Your Home, But Live There for Life
Make a gift to Futures In Education of a remainder interest in your home, receive sizable tax benefits now and continue living in your home for the rest of your life.
Donor Advised Funds
Access the giving power of a private foundation without the expense or complexity.
Charitable Lead Trusts
Make a donation now while reducing the tax burden for your heirs in the future.